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Danone's CEO has been ousted for being progressive - blame society not activist shareholders
Danone's CEO has been ousted for being progressive - blame society not activist shareholdersArticle

Danone's chief executive and chairman, Emmanuel Faber, is to step down after activist shareholders called for his removal...

Arturo Bris 23 Mar 2021

2020 WWF-Sassi Trailblazers Award-winners announced
2020 WWF-Sassi Trailblazers Award-winners announcedArticle

WWF-Sassi has announced the six winners of the 2020 Trailblazer Awards. The six chefs have been recognised for their commitment to the use of sustainable seafood and championing sustainable seafood practices in their restaurants...

13 Nov 2020

KwaZulu-Natal community and medical staff benefit from the Beiersdorf International Aid Programme
KwaZulu-Natal community and medical staff benefit from the Beiersdorf International Aid ProgrammeArticle

Earlier this year, Beiersdorf pledged to contribute to society's collective fight against the Covid-19 pandemic by creating an immediate €50m international aid programme...

Issued by Beiersdorf Southern Africa 2 Nov 2020

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Process manufacturing in 2020: Sustainability and servitisationArticle

Everybody wants sustainable products, and retailers are putting pressure on manufacturers to deliver goods that satisfy consumers' new preference for green and clean options...

Colin Elkins 19 Dec 2019

WWF-Sassi awards 6 groundbreaking chefs at Trailblazer Awards 2019
WWF-Sassi awards 6 groundbreaking chefs at Trailblazer Awards 2019Article

WWF-Sassi awarded six groundbreaking South African chefs with Trailblazer status at the annual WWF-Sassi Trailblazer Awards, which was recently held at Harbour House at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town...

23 Oct 2019

CUT student named 2019 Enactus SA excellence student leader
CUT student named 2019 Enactus SA excellence student leaderArticle

Thembisile Tyopo, a second-year electrical engineering student and Enactus Central University of Technology, Free State projects manager, has been awarded the 2019 WV de Wet Student Leader Excellence Award at the Enactus South Africa national competition in Sandton, Johannesburg...

17 Jul 2019

How Pick n Pay and WWF-SA are collaborating to transform seafood procurement
How Pick n Pay and WWF-SA are collaborating to transform seafood procurementArticle

A report titled 'A decade of impact', released yesterday by WWF-SA and Pick n Pay, demonstrates how partnerships in the seafood supply chain can help secure responsible fisheries...

21 Nov 2018

Meet 2018's Sassi Trailblazer chefs
Meet 2018's Sassi Trailblazer chefsArticle

The eight chefs, acknowledged for actively championing sustainable seafood practices in their restaurants, were recently announced at the Sassi (South African Sustainable Seafood Initiative) Trailblazer Awards, which was held at the Harbour House, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town...

7 Nov 2018

How the lack of affordable vegetables is creating a billion-dollar obesity epidemic in South Africa
How the lack of affordable vegetables is creating a billion-dollar obesity epidemic in South AfricaArticle

David Sanders, emeritus professor at the school of public health at the University of the Western Cape says that South Africans have a very high burden of ill health, much of which is related to their diet...

15 Aug 2018

Ministry of Food and Agriculture endorses the First Value Added Agriculture Expo West Africa
Ministry of Food and Agriculture endorses the First Value Added Agriculture Expo West AfricaArticle

Ghana's agriculture, aquaculture and agro processing sectors will benefit from the Value Added Agriculture Expo to be staged in Ghana, when Reed Exhibitions brings the event to Accra in August...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 17 Apr 2018

Chef Liam Tomlin
Care's celebrates ethical and sustainable food culture, awards young innovative chefsArticle

Care's is a globally attended event that has become synonymous with ethics and sustainability. The third annual event was attended by food luminaries who are all committed to cutting food waste through their own restaurants and projects....

13 Feb 2018

2017 WWF-SASSI Trailblazers announced
2017 WWF-SASSI Trailblazers announcedArticle

The winners of the 2017 WWF-SASSI Trailblazer Awards were announced at the Harbour House in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on 23 October 2017.

24 Oct 2017

Children gathered in Niger. Credit: BBC.
How will Africa cope with its rising population challenges?Article

BBC News broadcasts a week of special programming on Africa's rising population...

16 Aug 2017

#SustainabilityMonth: SASSI Trailblazer Chefs 2016
#SustainabilityMonth: SASSI Trailblazer Chefs 2016Article

On 3 October, six South African chefs were announced the Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative (SASSI) Trailblazers at the 2016 SASSI Trailblazer Awards at The Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town.

4 Oct 2016

A New Earth store
Organic, eco-living store opens in NigeriaArticle

A New Earth is a boutique supermarket that first opened its doors on July 1, 2009, in Beirut, Lebanon and is now in Nigeria...

3 Oct 2016

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SA retailers making strides towards sustainable seafoodArticle

At the end of 2015, six South African retailers, restaurants and suppliers engaged in the WWF-SASSI Retailer/Supplier Participation Scheme reached a milestone...

1 Mar 2016

SASSI Trailblazer Award winners announced
SASSI Trailblazer Award winners announcedArticle

Seven South African chefs were named 'Trailblazers' in the 2015 WWF-SASSI Trailblazer Awards, held at The Table Bay Hotel at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront earlier this week.

2 Dec 2015

Twitter guide to Mandela Day
Twitter guide to Mandela DayArticle

A number of organisations have launched their campaigns for Mandela Day and a quick Twitter search can assist those looking to contribute their 67 minutes. By using @NelsonMandela as a starting point...

16 Jul 2015

Food supply chains key item at inaugural 'Food for Thought' conference
Food supply chains key item at inaugural 'Food for Thought' conferenceArticle

Social issues of food production and supply as well as the impact of climate change on these supply chains will be some of the topics to be covered at the inaugural 'Food for Thought' conference in Cape Town...

5 May 2015

WWF-SASSI serves up sustainable seafood report
WWF-SASSI serves up sustainable seafood reportArticle

According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation, the per capita consumption of fish per annum has nearly doubled in the last 50 years...

Sindy Peters 15 Oct 2014

WWF-SASSI and Pick n Pay recognise top chefs
WWF-SASSI and Pick n Pay recognise top chefsArticle

South Africa's top chefs and restaurants, who are committing themselves to the priority of using delectable sustainable seafood dishes, were recently honoured at the SASSI Seafood Circle awards sponsored by Pick n Pay.

15 Apr 2014

WWF-SASSI updates guide for sustainable seafood
WWF-SASSI updates guide for sustainable seafoodArticle

The recently updated seafood consumer guide from WWF-SASSI (Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative) brings both good and bad news. Certain key SA marine resources have shown signs of improvement, while sustainable fisheries management is a significant area of concern.

29 May 2013

SA chefs practice safe seafood
SA chefs practice safe seafoodArticle

The Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative (SASSI) has launched the SASSI Seafood Circle, which recognises restaurants and chefs that are actively championing sustainable seafood practices in their restaurants.

Cadine Pillay 18 Apr 2013

Short-term insurance industry readies for climate changeArticle

The short-term insurance industry - spearheaded by the South African Insurance Association (SAIA) and the Financial Intermediaries Association (FIA) - has determined that changing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues will have a significant impact on the health and sustainability of the industry.

19 Mar 2013

Pick n Pay called for supply of sustainable, MSC approved tunaArticle

According to Fis.com, South Africa's largest retailer joined the global demand for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) sustainable skipjack tuna.

20 Dec 2012

WWF-SASSI campaign aims to protect fish stocks
WWF-SASSI campaign aims to protect fish stocksArticle

Local chefs who are hungry for change have joined a new WWF-SASSI campaign to encourage consumers to be more aware of what seafood they are buying and eating.

15 Nov 2012

I&J signs WWF-SA seafood sustainability participation agreementArticle

The World Wildlife Fund-South Africa (WWF-SA) has welcomed leading SA fishing company I&J's commitment to meeting strict sustainability standards for its seafood operations by the end of 2015, FIS.com says.

4 Jul 2012

AfriSam brings food sustainability to rural community
AfriSam brings food sustainability to rural communityArticle

A year ago, women from Rethabiseng, outside Bronkhorstspruit in Gauteng, were struggling to make a living off the sales of their chickens to the local community. Today, just twelve months on, a multi-million rand enterprise development initiative from AfriSam will see these women's dream of having a good income from sustainable farming come true.

28 May 2012

Whole Foods Market aims to meet seafood sustainability goal one year earlyArticle

NEW YORK: Beginning this Earth Day (April 22), US-based Whole Foods Market will no longer carry red-rated, wild-caught fish in its seafood departments. The move, which comes one year ahead of the company's self-imposed deadline of Earth Day 2013, makes Whole Foods Market the first national grocer to stop selling red-rated seafood.

9 Apr 2012

Smart Cities Conference to focus on sustainable urban developmentArticle

It is estimated that by 2050 the world's population is likely to hit a staggering 9 billion and that 80% of people will live in urban areas. These overwhelming numbers acutely affect South Africans as the influx of people into the cities often result in unplanned living areas built from corrugated iron, with little access to sanitation, clean water with poor or non-existent service delivery.

27 Feb 2012

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