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ICFPA releases global Sustainability Progress Report
ICFPA releases global Sustainability Progress ReportArticle

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has released its biennial Sustainability Progress Report...

20 hours ago

Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in Africa
Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in AfricaArticle

Here's how Kantar will help you authentically solve the value-action gap and guide you along your brand's sustainable transformation journey...

Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 2 days ago

Short-haul flight ban is a good start - now we need to reimagine the modern airport
Short-haul flight ban is a good start - now we need to reimagine the modern airportArticle

Banning short-haul flights should be just the first step on the path to greener transport systems...

Enrica Papa and Luis Delgado 2 days ago

Climate-friendly farming strategies can improve the land and generate income for farmers
Climate-friendly farming strategies can improve the land and generate income for farmersArticle

Farmers can help slow climate change by mixing native grasses into croplands, restoring wetlands and raising perennial crops. These strategies also conserve soil and water and build new markets...

29 Apr 2021

5 ways to enjoy Cape Town's oceans
5 ways to enjoy Cape Town's oceansArticle

Cape Town is undoubtedly one of the best beach cities in the world. With several Blue Flag beaches along the coast, it's been voted a top city to visit over and over again. However, even though it is a stunning city to travel to and a trip here is certainly good for your social media clout, not everyone is keen on spending a day in the sand at the beach. Some people would like to enjoy the ocean without having to necessarily swim in it.

29 Apr 2021

Emerging hydrogen industry can help tackle climate change, but complex risks need managing
Emerging hydrogen industry can help tackle climate change, but complex risks need managingArticle

Hydrogen is predicted to play a leading role in the energy transition towards a low-carbon economy. As an alternative to fossil fuels like oil and coal, it could be key for tackling climate change in future...

29 Apr 2021

Ntombifuthi Ntuli, CEO, Sawea
A case for net zero carbon economyArticle

South Africa's Low Emission Development Strategy, backed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, was formulated last year and commits to moving towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050...

Ntombifuthi Ntuli 28 Apr 2021

Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitions
Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitionsArticle

Heineken raises the bar with new commitments on the environment, social sustainability and responsible consumption on a path to a net zero, fairer and healthier world...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 26 Apr 2021

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L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030Article

L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished product, and will contribute €10m to environmental projects whose beneficiaries are communities of women...

26 Apr 2021

Greening the global textile value chain
Greening the global textile value chainArticle

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

Kieran Whyte, partner and head of the energy, mining and infrastructure practice, Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg,
South Africa's green hydrogen potentialArticle

South Africa's Hydrogen Society Roadmap explains how the country's resources, including reliable sources of renewable energy, and its ample supply of platinum group metals (PGM), can be effectively harnessed to produce green hydrogen...

Kieran Whyte 23 Apr 2021

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More coal-fired power or 100% renewables? For the next few decades, both paths are wrongArticle

The big question facing Australia's National Electricity Market is how to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 without disrupted energy supplies or skyrocketing prices....

22 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South AfricaArticle

Ndwandwe talks about her role, recent campaigns she has worked on, her career, and the activities she engages in outside of work...

Imran Salie 22 Apr 2021

Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030
Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030Article

Vans will move towards creating circular products and systems that use regenerative and recycled materials, designed to reduce waste and keep products in use and out of landfills...

22 Apr 2021

Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO report
Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO reportArticle

The Covid-19-related economic slowdown failed to put the brakes on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts according to a new report by the WMO...

22 Apr 2021

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SA consumers express willingness to help combat sustainability issuesArticle

As Earth Day is observed around the world on 22 April, new research on sustainability commissioned by Mastercard reveals a marked increase in consumer passion for the environment...

22 Apr 2021

Wasted: Reed Exhibitions Africa has sights set on reducing landfill - sustainability through our events on World Earth Day
Wasted: Reed Exhibitions Africa has sights set on reducing landfill - sustainability through our events on World Earth DayArticle

Reed Exhibitions Africa is constantly stepping up energy saving and fine-tuning waste management, with a view to reuse or recycle waste wherever possible...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 22 Apr 2021

Here are the hottest property features in a WFH world
Here are the hottest property features in a WFH worldArticle

It is now clear that many of the changes in working, commuting and learning patterns that have come about because of the Covid-19 pandemic will become permanent adjustments for a great number of families...

Berry Everitt 22 Apr 2021

South Africa mining at a digital crossroad
South Africa mining at a digital crossroadArticle

The digital transformation of the mining industry promises a paradigm shift in performance, and for South Africa, the successful modernisation of the mining industry might mean...

Peter Clearkin &Tycho Moncks 20 Apr 2021

Mattel reveals carbon-neutral Tesla made from recycled materials
Mattel reveals carbon-neutral Tesla made from recycled materialsArticle

The Tesla Roadster die-cast vehicle is made from 99% recycled materials to serves as a brand blueprint for the future...

20 Apr 2021

Appealing to the rational individual in a climate crisis: Why we need to take ownership of our planet
Appealing to the rational individual in a climate crisis: Why we need to take ownership of our planetArticle

On our educational platform, consumers are rewarded with a piece of the Planet Meta business for learning about our environmental impact and acting responsibly in this narrative of life on Earth...

Issued by Planet Meta 20 Apr 2021

NJ Ayuk, executive chairman, African Energy Chamber
Greenpeace and Western anti-Africa energy groups take the wrong approachArticle

If someone were to put me on the spot and ask me to name an environmentalist group, I'd probably blurt out the first thing that comes to mind, Greenpeace...

NJ Ayuk 19 Apr 2021

Heineken sets goal to be carbon neutral in production by 2030
Heineken sets goal to be carbon neutral in production by 2030Article

Heineken has stated a new ambition to decarbonise its production by 2030 and its full value chain by 2040...

15 Apr 2021

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn oil pipeline deal
Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn oil pipeline dealArticle

Uganda, Tanzania and oil firms Total and China National Offshore Oil Corporation have signed agreements to kickstart the construction of a $3.5bn 1,440 Kilometers long crude oil pipeline...

14 Apr 2021

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Powerships: A solution for Africa's energy short-term supply?Article

Africa and its people cannot wait for governments and companies to agree on the design, pricing, and financing of energy projects with a long development time. African countries need energy now...

Andres Vega 9 Apr 2021

Road maintenance in SA: Recognising challenges, acknowledging progress and offering solutions
Road maintenance in SA: Recognising challenges, acknowledging progress and offering solutionsArticle

"South Africa's road network has a pivotal role to play in the country's economic recovery but the condition of some of our roads are preventing this."

8 Apr 2021

Anglo American to shed its SA thermal coal assets
Anglo American to shed its SA thermal coal assetsArticle

Anglo American is to transfer its thermal coal assets in South Africa to a new company amid growing pressure from shareholders who want to minimise their exposure to fossil fuels.

8 Apr 2021

2 vital tools for carbon tax compliance
2 vital tools for carbon tax complianceArticle

While businesses only need to calculate their liability and submit their carbon tax return once a year, compliance with the Carbon Tax Act itself is not a once-off accomplishment, nor is it as difficult to achieve as some organisations think...

Eckart Zollner 7 Apr 2021

Bill Winters, group chief executive of Standard Chartered
Where a global carbon tax meets a just energy transitionArticle

More than half of African companies are delaying their energy transition targets, leaving them in danger of missing the Paris Agreement target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050...

1 Apr 2021

Sustainability, it's in the details
Sustainability, it's in the detailsArticle

Small wins across a wide range of areas can have a big impact...

Mai Youssef 31 Mar 2021

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4IR in mining might not mean job lossesArticle

The mining sector contributed R361.9bn to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) and employed more than 400,000 people last year...

Rembuluwani Nembudani & Yushanta Rungasammy 31 Mar 2021

How the pandemic is reshaping the future of events and meetings
How the pandemic is reshaping the future of events and meetingsArticle

No matter the industry or the country in which they operate, companies are becoming increasingly conscious of the vulnerable and marginalised, turning their attention to support social causes...

Tim Cordon 31 Mar 2021

Have your say on draft climate change NDC
Have your say on draft climate change NDCArticle

Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy, has officially launched South Africa's updated draft Nationally Determined Contribution for public consultation...

30 Mar 2021

Ten years of rocking with the amazing Amarok 190kW
Ten years of rocking with the amazing Amarok 190kWArticle

Since its introduction to the SA market, the Amarok has sold over 37,500 units. The range now consists of the 2.0BiTDI 132kW and the all-powerful 3.0 V6 TDI 190kW...

Naresh Maharaj 30 Mar 2021

Pareto Limited head office receives Green Star ratings
Pareto Limited head office receives Green Star ratingsArticle

Pareto has achieved a five-star Green Star SA Interiors V1 certification issued by the Green Building Council of South Africa, which demonstrates leadership and commitment in the sustainability programme...

Issued by Pareto Limited 29 Mar 2021

Wind energy needs to triple to reach net zero by 2050
Wind energy needs to triple to reach net zero by 2050Article

With 93GW - a 53 per cent year-on-year increase - of new capacity installed, 2020 was the best year in history for the global wind industry, but...

29 Mar 2021

How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2
How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2Article

In this second of a two-part series, Chris Blair, CEO of 21st Century, shares his thoughts about how remuneration committees should approach their executives' remuneration in the evolving landscape...

Chris Blair 26 Mar 2021

Minister of environment, forestry and fisheries, Barbara Creecy
Transitioning away from coalArticle

In an effort to move away from using coal to produce power, South Africa has embarked on a process of repurposing retiring coal power plants by adding solar photovoltaic (PV) and batteries...

25 Mar 2021

Karpowership vessel, Kaya Bey
RMIPPPP floating power stations raise questions on carbon emissionsArticle

Questions have been raised around governments' reasoning to include three Karpowership floating power plants to provide part of the 2,000MW tendered under the RMIPPPP....

24 Mar 2021

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#StartupStory: New bicycle app delivery service to disrupt the logistics landscapeArticle

App delivery service Dash Deliveries is a new way to move your parcels from A to B with zero emissions...

Robin Fredericks 23 Mar 2021

When 1 in 3 users are tourists, that changes the bike-share equation for cities
When 1 in 3 users are tourists, that changes the bike-share equation for citiesArticle

Bike-share programmes don't just cater for residents. When tourists use them too, that greatly increases the value the whole community gets from these bikes.

23 Mar 2021

Annual South African Plastics Recycling Survey results released
Annual South African Plastics Recycling Survey results releasedArticle

Plastics SA, in conjunction with the South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO), recently released the annual South African Plastics Recycling Survey...

19 Mar 2021

World Water Day: Collaboration protects vulnerable communities against Covid-19
World Water Day: Collaboration protects vulnerable communities against Covid-19Article

The Heineken Africa Foundation and Heineken SA have partnered with WaterAid in its drive to tackle the spread of Covid-19 and other diseases, as well as significantly broaden access to clean water across the continent...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 19 Mar 2021

Innovations on the Nile over millennia offer lessons in engineering sustainable futures
Innovations on the Nile over millennia offer lessons in engineering sustainable futuresArticle

Africa is the continent most vulnerable to the impact of climate change. That's largely because many of its people and governments are too poor to do what's needed...

Mike Muller 19 Mar 2021

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Eskom improves performance despite challengesArticle

The risk of load shedding will be significantly reduced after the completion of the reliability maintenance by September 2021, but until then the power grid remains volatile and vulnerable to disruptions...

16 Mar 2021

Zippy and zooty: The new Opel Corsa is here, finally
Zippy and zooty: The new Opel Corsa is here, finallyArticle

They say good things come to those who wait. Well, the wait is over as the new Opel Corsa lands in Mzansi...

Naresh Maharaj 16 Mar 2021

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