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Nestlé becomes first FMCG company to join Polyco
Nestlé becomes first FMCG company to join PolycoArticle

Nestlé is the first food manufacturer and brand owner to join the Polyolefin Responsibility Organisation, a not-for-profit industry body focused on reducing the amount of used polyolefin plastic packaging waste...

20 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Patrick Kutumane for Lucky Star
#BehindtheBrandManager: Patrick Kutumane for Lucky StarArticle

Patrick Kutumane unpacks Lucky Star's marketing strategies and brand campaigns, including the rationales behind them, brand sustainability initiatives and more...

Robin Fredericks 19 Apr 2021

See: Sandton City's Sustainable Fashion Exhibition
See: Sandton City's Sustainable Fashion ExhibitionGallery

Sandton City Shopping Centre is inviting the public to experience an innovative and visually thought-provoking Fashion Exhibition - Fashion Reimagined - taking place at Sandton City's Diamond Walk until Sunday, 18 April. The Fashion Exhibition is part of Sandton City's celebration of its continued commitment to sustainability. See the gallery below:

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

Marketing Achievement Awards announces Rising Star finalists for 2020/21
Marketing Achievement Awards announces Rising Star finalists for 2020/21Article

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) has announced the finalists for its Rising Star of the Year Award - the best and the brightest under the age of 35 who have consistently demonstrated excellent performance and who have the potential to become outstanding leaders in their profession...

29 Mar 2021

City Lodge Hotels launches magnesium-enriched Hydration Stations
City Lodge Hotels launches magnesium-enriched Hydration StationsArticle

Hydration Stations are currently being rolled out at City Lodge Hotels, consisting of water filtration units that supply free, magnesium-enriched filtered water to guests...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 23 Mar 2021

From crop to cup: Ricoffy beans now 100% sustainably sourced
From crop to cup: Ricoffy beans now 100% sustainably sourcedArticle

Nestlé South Africa recently announced the launch of its Nescafé Ricoffy Responsibly Sourced campaign which aims to consolidate the brands sustainability initiatives, strategies and resources...

Robin Fredericks 23 Mar 2021

Conscious consumers driving sustainability in the beverage industry
Conscious consumers driving sustainability in the beverage industryArticle

From biodegradable straws to compostable takeaway coffee cups, consumer demand for sustainability in the food and beverage industry is on the rise...

16 Mar 2021

City Lodge Hotel Group announces interim results reflective of pandemic
City Lodge Hotel Group announces interim results reflective of pandemicArticle

The JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel Group has announced its unaudited interim results, reflecting the sweeping effects of the coronavirus pandemic. However, during this time the group has notched up several notable achievements...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 11 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Meet McCain SA's new MD Unathi Mhlatyana
#Newsmaker: Meet McCain SA's new MD Unathi MhlatyanaArticle

Mhlatyana brings with him over 20 years of experience in the FMCG industry and a thorough understanding of the value chain from farm to fork...

Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Feb 2021

Nestlé rolls out RE Sustainability initiative in South Africa
Nestlé rolls out RE Sustainability initiative in South AfricaArticle

Nestlé has launched its RE sustainability initiative in South Africa aimed at reinforcing all its sustainability initiatives, strategies and resources to help mitigate sustainability challenges...

29 Oct 2020

How McCain is working towards a sustainable food chain in SA
How McCain is working towards a sustainable food chain in SAArticle

it is now more important than ever for food producers and supply chains to accelerate efforts to build a sustainable future - one in which they produce less waste, address food security...

2 Oct 2020

Nairobi's Runda-based SABIS International School sets green building precedent
Nairobi's Runda-based SABIS International School sets green building precedentArticle

The new SABIS International School in Runda, Nairobi was awarded a four-star Green Star Africa-Kenya PEB v1 Design Rating earlier this year. Construction on the SABIS International School - Runda campus started in June 2016 and was completed in June 2018...

30 Sep 2020

5 leadership lessons from women changing the narrative
5 leadership lessons from women changing the narrativeArticle

To celebrate Women's Month, at icandi CQ we decided to stop and pay attention to the leadership lessons women have taught us...

Issued by icandi CQ 21 Aug 2020

From zero to accidental hero
From zero to accidental heroArticle

The City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) has been working hard behind the scenes to strip out single-use plastic from guest bedrooms. In a bold move, the group, together with its South African supplier, The Bespoke Amenities Company (TBAC), is launching an all-new range of bathroom amenities, including a Zero Bar...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 31 Jul 2020

Reid Lifestyle Centre sets sights on Green Star, net-zero ratings
Reid Lifestyle Centre sets sights on Green Star, net-zero ratingsArticle

Having achieved six-star Green Star Public and Education Building (PEB) certification in May this year, Balwin Properties' Reid Lifestyle Centre is also targeting a Net-zero Carbon Level 2 rating...

22 Jul 2020

Building more sustainable businesses in a post-Covid world
Building more sustainable businesses in a post-Covid worldArticle

Over recent months the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that as humans we are all connected...

Robin Fisher 10 Jul 2020

Creating a sustainable future for coffee
Creating a sustainable future for coffeeArticle

According to a report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development, "the global market value of the coffee sector will experience a 5.5% compound annual growth rate from 2018 to 2023...

16 Apr 2020

Polystyrene: Supreme packaging, here to stay!
Polystyrene: Supreme packaging, here to stay!Article

Mpact Versapak, situated in Paarl, Western Cape and in Roodekop, Gauteng, is a leading manufacturer of plastic packaging and cling film, in Southern Africa...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 10 Mar 2020

Want instant branded content?
Want instant branded content?Article

Want instant branded content? Biz Content Features are the easy way to align a company or brand with market reports or industry event coverage...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Mar 2020

2020 New York Festivals Advertising Awards Film Craft executive jury.
Droga5's Tricia Lentini Himot heads up NYF Advertising Awards Film Craft executive juryArticle

2020 New York Festivals Advertising Awards has announced the Film Craft executive jury with Droga5's Tricia Lentini Himot announced as the jury chairman...

30 Jan 2020

CTICC outlines 2019 integrated annual report with growing success
CTICC outlines 2019 integrated annual report with growing successArticle

As outlined in its Economic Impact Report, the CTICC has generated more than 130,465 jobs since its inception in 2003. Despite an economy that is shedding jobs, assembled shareholders heard that CTICC created or sustained 14,620 jobs in the past financial year alone...

12 Dec 2019

Spier Wine receives Control Union's vegan accreditation
Spier Wine receives Control Union's vegan accreditationArticle

The Spier Seaward, Creative Block, 21 Gables and Frans K Smit ranges will all bear the vegan-friendly seal from the 2019 vintage onwards for white wines, and the 2018 vintage onwards for reds. All six of the Spier wine ranges are set to receive accreditation in the future...

17 Oct 2019

Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms won't save the environment
Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms won't save the environmentArticle

InterContinental Hotels Group plans to switch miniature toiletries for bulk products, but it isn't likely to do as much for the environment as activists might think.

Yossi Sheffi 30 Aug 2019

Fast fashion lies: Will they really change their ways in a climate crisis?
Fast fashion lies: Will they really change their ways in a climate crisis?Article

Recently Zara introduced a sustainability pledge. But how can Zara ever be sustainable? As the largest fast-fashion retailer in the world, they produce around 450 million garments a year...

Anika Kozlowski 8 Aug 2019

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The importance of travel in 2019: How local experiences ensure sustainabilityArticle

South-Africa born and Geneva-based Gavin Tollman, Global CEO of Trafalgar, shares his love of travel and what he's most excited about for its future in 2019:

Jenna Berndt 7 Jun 2019

Mpact adds new eggs to its basket
Mpact adds new eggs to its basketArticle

Mpact continually focuses on remaining relevant to customer and market requirements...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 21 May 2019

Climate action helps companies build reputations and attract investors
Climate action helps companies build reputations and attract investorsArticle

This year, climate change topped off the agenda at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland...

Rumina Dhalla 21 Feb 2019

The importance of good environmental, social and governance practices
The importance of good environmental, social and governance practicesArticle

The JSE is one of five exchanges in the world to be internationally recognised as a pioneer of a global initiative to enhance corporate transparency, performance on environmental, social and corporate governance...

Shameela Soobramoney 21 Jan 2019

Is 'chocapocalypse' looming? Why we need to understand what's at stake
Is 'chocapocalypse' looming? Why we need to understand what's at stakeArticle

No more chocolate by 2050? Several articles have pointed recently that we are heading to a major chocolate crisis...

Jovana Stanisljevic 4 Sep 2018

The rands and cents of sustainability
The rands and cents of sustainabilityArticle

Barloworld Logistics' supply chain foresight challenges local industry to view environmentalism through a financial lens...

Issued by Barloworld Logistics 31 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Solid Green celebrates 50+ green building certifications
#WomensMonth: Solid Green celebrates 50+ green building certificationsArticle

Founded in 2010 by Marloes Reinink, Solid Green Consulting is all about advancing sustainability in the African built environment...

Sindy Peters 3 Aug 2018

Are healthier people going to save the planet?
Are healthier people going to save the planet?Article

Does our sensitivity to the planet's health depend on the status of our own, personal health?

Dr Craig Nossel 24 Jul 2018

Two new board members for City Lodge Hotel group
Two new board members for City Lodge Hotel groupArticle

The JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel group has appointed two new executive directors to its board with effect from 1 July 2018...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 5 Jun 2018

Cape water crisis highlights larger challenge for property owners, developers
Cape water crisis highlights larger challenge for property owners, developersArticle

Landlords and commercial developers will need to urgently rethink sustainability issues if they want their properties to remain attractive...

Gary Palmer 23 Apr 2018

#WTMA18: Experiencing the wild with Aquila Safaris
#WTMA18: Experiencing the wild with Aquila SafarisArticle

Aquila Safaris in association with World Travel Market Africa invited us to get a taste of its own brand of wild during an overnight stay. Just two hours' drive from Cape Town, this gem of natural beauty welcomed us to its vibrant and breathtaking surrounds which could easily leave anyone in awe...

Robin Fredericks 23 Apr 2018

Professor Angelo Nicolaides
Is there a disconnect between profit and ethics?Article

In this age of social media and the internet, big businesses are taken to task for unethical and non eco-friendly corporate practices by a socially conscious citizenry...

Angelo Nicolaides 13 Apr 2018

Darling Brew declared carbon neutral
Darling Brew declared carbon neutralArticle

Darling Brew in the Western Cape is the first brewery on the continent to be declared carbon neutral...

4 Apr 2018

Study shows challenges faced by tourism accommodation industry in becoming more sustainable
Study shows challenges faced by tourism accommodation industry in becoming more sustainableArticle

"The service nature of the industry, which prioritises guests' comfort over environmental concerns, was the most debilitating challenge to implementing environmental sustainability in the establishments..."

Alec Basson 26 Feb 2018

Packaging, processing, printing industry leaders gather in thousands for Propak Cape
Packaging, processing, printing industry leaders gather in thousands for Propak CapeArticle

Held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 24-26 October, the Propak Cape expo attracted just under 6,000 visitors...

28 Nov 2017

Sustainable practices, initiatives vital for greening the hotel industry
Sustainable practices, initiatives vital for greening the hotel industryArticle

Implementing sustainable thinking practices is necessary in the hospitality sector and vital to driving operational efficacy and boosting cash flow...

13 Oct 2017

Why sustainable tourism is essential for SA's future
Why sustainable tourism is essential for SA's futureArticle

South Africa's breath-taking scenery, incredible wildlife, beautiful beaches and enviable climate are what make the country one of the world's top travel destinations

26 Sep 2017

New GBCSA Sustainable Precincts Tool piloted at Sandton Gate
New GBCSA Sustainable Precincts Tool piloted at Sandton GateArticle

Developers of the Sandton Gate mixed-use development Abland and Tiber are targeting a Green Star certification for the whole precinct under the Green Building Council South Africa's (GBCSA) new Green Star Sustainable Precincts tool...

12 Sep 2017

#CSIMonth: Why having an authentic approach to your CSI initiatives is key to sustainable growth
#CSIMonth: Why having an authentic approach to your CSI initiatives is key to sustainable growthArticle

It's a bad idea, as part of your CSR strategy, to pose with a big cheque to show that you are ‘doing good', says Chris Bischoff, research and sustainability specialist at Reputation Matters...

Sindy Peters 15 Jul 2017

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