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Sappi signs up to Business for Nature's ambitious call to action
Sappi signs up to Business for Nature's ambitious call to actionArticle

Sappi has joined businesses around the world in calling for ambitious, collective action for nature. Covid-19 is causing societies, businesses and governments around the world to focus on ways to emerge more economically resilient from the crisis...

Issued by Sappi 8 hours ago

Sean Kenealy, director, Stag African
Green building practices can mitigate lockdown falloutArticle

The ripples of the national lockdown are still being felt by the South Africa's construction industry. Unexpected delays and disruptions have resulted in increasing construction costs...

12 hours ago

Nespresso commits to carbon neutral coffee by 2023
Nespresso commits to carbon neutral coffee by 2023Article

Nespresso has been carbon neutral across its business operations since 2017, and now commits to achieving full carbon neutrality across its supply chain and product life cycle...

3 days ago

Mike Adsetts, deputy chief investment office, Momentum Investments
A systematic approach to ESG investing imperative to manage costly trade offsArticle

With Covid-19 having accelerated the need for socio-economic development, sustainability and societal impact continue to gain traction and recognition among the investment management and investor communities alike...

3 days ago

African Pioneer Marine acquires canned pilchards brand Glenryck
African Pioneer Marine acquires canned pilchards brand GlenryckArticle

The Glenryck brand joins the 100% black-owned Pioneer Fishing, under the umbrella of African Pioneer Marine...

3 days ago

Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable
Five ways to make your holidays more sustainableArticle

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist...

Brendan Paddison and Karla Boluk 3 days ago

5,200 jobs saved as Edcon concludes sale of parts of Edgars
5,200 jobs saved as Edcon concludes sale of parts of EdgarsArticle

Approximately 5,200 retail industry jobs will be saved, as Edcon announced this week that the sale of parts of the Edgars business in South Africa to Retailability Ltd has been implemented...

17 Sep 2020

Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalists
Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalistsArticle

The Anzisha Prize has revealed its top 20 finalists for 2020. Winners will be announced at this year's Anzisha Prize Conference on the 27 October 2020...

17 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppers
#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppersArticle

Locally sourced products and services comfort consumers, meeting their new needs for hygiene and spreading feel-good stories that celebrate the best of our diverse culture...

Karin Du Chenne 17 Sep 2020

Zuneid Yousuf, chairman, African Green Resources.
Why the mining sector is vital to green industryArticle

Back in May 2019, the World Bank launched its Climate-Smart Mining initiative. It was the first fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable...

Zuneid Yousuf 17 Sep 2020

Doing good business is good for business
Doing good business is good for businessArticle

Sustainability has become somewhat of a buzzword in recent years and for good reason. From best practise and sustainability within the workplace to multinational manufacturers going green, the increasing importance of it is all around us...

Issued by Topco Media 16 Sep 2020

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Locals must lead the way to African scientific capacity and solutionsArticle

Africa bears a disproportionately high burden of globally significant diseases. But the continent has lagged in knowledge production to address its health challenges...

Victoria Kasprowicz & Denis Chopera 16 Sep 2020

Africa is open for business
Africa is open for businessArticle

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, investment opportunities still abound in Africa. Global markets are shifting to South Asia and Africa...

15 Sep 2020

How built environment practitioners play a key role in public health
How built environment practitioners play a key role in public healthArticle

During the second AfriSam SAIA Sustainable Design Awards webinar, Professor Tolullah Oni, a public health physician-scientist and urban epidemiologist, discussed how trans-disciplinary urban design can help build better African livelihoods and cities...

15 Sep 2020

Creativity on the march across the retail landscape
Creativity on the march across the retail landscapeArticle

Creativity is on the march across the retail landscape as sector players get to grips with shifting consumer values and influences in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic...

15 Sep 2020

Construction starts on Foster + Partners-designed Cairo hospital
Construction starts on Foster + Partners-designed Cairo hospitalArticle

Construction has begun on the new Foster + Partners-designed Cairo hospital, featuring soft and warm colours and shell-like roofs, located within a lush, verdant landscape...

15 Sep 2020

Mponeng Mine
AngloGold Ashanti's sale of SA mines a done dealArticle

The sale of AngloGold Ashanti's remaining South African mines is scheduled to close on 30 September 2020, when the buyer, Harmony Gold will assume full ownership and operation of all assets and liabilities that form part of the transaction.

14 Sep 2020

Cities like Lagos need building designs that don't just copy global styles
Cities like Lagos need building designs that don't just copy global stylesArticle

Covered in glass, the former IMB Plaza building in Lagos stood as an example of the influence of international design styles on the Nigerian commercial capital's architecture...

Dr Anthony Ogbuokiri and Dr Emmanuel Manu 14 Sep 2020

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Experts dissect SA's Covid-19 responseArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic caught the country unaware, but several lessons can be drawn from the crisis as we look ahead into implementing the National Health Insurance (NHI)...

14 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplier
#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplierArticle

Eva Kaiser, founder of Evalution Flooring, is intent on paving the way for a sustainable decor industry in South Africa...

Sindy Peters 11 Sep 2020

Reclaim the future with Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020
Reclaim the future with Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020Article

Ericsson has officially launched its annual Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2020, a global competition that offers university students around the world the chance to develop new, innovative ideas...

11 Sep 2020

How did SA's major banks fare in an unprecedented crisis?
How did SA's major banks fare in an unprecedented crisis?Article

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the resultant economic stresses and strained operating environment reflect in the major banks' results ending June 2020.

11 Sep 2020

Covid-19 threatens the South African potato industry
Covid-19 threatens the South African potato industryArticle

The South African potato industry is under threat due to a surplus of frozen and processed potato products in Europe. This surplus is a result of a decreased demand brought on by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic...

11 Sep 2020

Government should encourage the use of locally produced building materials
Government should encourage the use of locally produced building materialsArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent announcement of a substantial infrastructure development drive to address the economic impact of Covid-19 will go a long way towards stimulating recovery in the beleaguered construction industry...

Morag Evans 11 Sep 2020

Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 in the midst of Covid-19
Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 in the midst of Covid-19Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has come at a time when societies are already facing many challenges related to inequality, poverty, unemployment, and drought and/or lack of access to water, amongst others...

Lungile Manzini 9 Sep 2020

3 accelerators to Covid-19 response
3 accelerators to Covid-19 responseArticle

Covid19 has challenged every industry - especially healthcare - to think differently, rely on data, target action and rapidly trial new models of care and technology in the race to save lives and preserve health...

8 Sep 2020

Tourism businesses advocate for sustainable industry recovery post-Covid
Tourism businesses advocate for sustainable industry recovery post-CovidArticle

Samara Private Game Reserve has announced its acceptance as a fellow member of The Long Run - a global community of nature-based tourism businesses committed to meeting the highest standards of sustainability...

8 Sep 2020

What is shaping culture? Commuting
What is shaping culture? CommutingArticle

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

Brett Rogers 7 Sep 2020

Sappi celebrates Arbour Day and our heritage by conserving endangered Pepperbark trees
Sappi celebrates Arbour Day and our heritage by conserving endangered Pepperbark treesArticle

There is serendipity in the fact that Arbour Week and Heritage Day are both celebrated in the month of September, which also heralds the beginning of spring in South Africa...

Issued by Sappi 4 Sep 2020

Eco-heroes advised to stay safe this Clean-Up and Recycle SA Week
Eco-heroes advised to stay safe this Clean-Up and Recycle SA WeekArticle

During the annual Clean-Up and Recycle SA Week, South Africans are encouraged to make a difference where they live, work, learn or play by removing plastics and other litter...

4 Sep 2020

Classic car restorations offer keys to tackle rural poverty
Classic car restorations offer keys to tackle rural povertyArticle

Inspired by a TV show, Nosipho Kholutsoane saw a road out of poverty and an opportunity to develop industry and skills in the remote rural town of Mount Fletcher in the Eastern Cape...

3 Sep 2020

CIMA elects new female chairperson of the Ghana CIMA branch
CIMA elects new female chairperson of the Ghana CIMA branchArticle

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), has recently announced that Stella Oye has been elected as the first female chairperson of its Ghana branch...

Issued by CIMA 3 Sep 2020

SME South Africa launches online B2B service marketplace for SMEs
SME South Africa launches online B2B service marketplace for SMEsArticle

SME South Africa, the leading business resource platform for entrepreneurs and small businesses, launched Serv.co.za, a B2B service marketplace...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 3 Sep 2020

Nominations now open for Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020
Nominations now open for Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020Article

Twyg is calling on fashion designers who implement sustainable and circular approaches, and who foster ethical practices, to enter its second annual Sustainable Fashion Awards...

3 Sep 2020

UP and Ikiam University enter research, academic exchange partnership
UP and Ikiam University enter research, academic exchange partnershipArticle

The University of Pretoria and Ecuador's University of Ikiam signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday, 31 August 2020 to collaborate on research, and student and staff exchange projects...

2 Sep 2020

Timberland strives for net positivity by 2030
Timberland strives for net positivity by 2030Article

Timberland has set a goal for its products to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030, in en effort to address the negative environmental impact of the fashion industry...

2 Sep 2020

WATCH: Investec's Ingrid Booth and Ann Muthuma on the value of content marketing
WATCH: Investec's Ingrid Booth and Ann Muthuma on the value of content marketingArticle

In conversation with Investec's lead digital content producer, Ingrid Booth and head of Marketing, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Ann Muthuma around the value of content marketing and the evolving role of content or media in the marketing function within Investec and the greater industry...

Jessica Tennant 2 Sep 2020

ACFE SA and CIMA to advance the future of business and finance through mutual recognition of designations
ACFE SA and CIMA to advance the future of business and finance through mutual recognition of designationsArticle

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, South Africa Chapter (ACFE SA) have announced the undertaking of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) whereby the respective designations of these bodies will be mutually recognised...

Issued by CIMA 2 Sep 2020

Spike in SA e-commerce could trigger major warehouse space investment
Spike in SA e-commerce could trigger major warehouse space investmentArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has resulted in a massive spike in online sales which could fuel unparalleled growth in e-commerce operations in South Africa, according to Paragon Group director Estelle Meiring...

2 Sep 2020

Covid-19's impact on logistics is creating ripple effects in other industries
Covid-19's impact on logistics is creating ripple effects in other industriesArticle

Supply chains are under increasing pressure as the free movement of goods become more restricted due to lockdown measures implemented by governments around the world...

1 Sep 2020

O. R Tambo anticipates more than 210,000 passengers in September
O. R Tambo anticipates more than 210,000 passengers in SeptemberArticle

Since the start of Level 2 last, airport management reports that passengers appear comfortable with the health rules and processes, many of which have already become normalised across the country...

1 Sep 2020

Applications open for Beyond Tourism in Africa innovation challenge
Applications open for Beyond Tourism in Africa innovation challengeArticle

Beyond Tourism in Africa is a global innovation challenge seeking new revenue models that enable communities in Africa to derive income from wildlife conservation beyond the tourism sector...

1 Sep 2020

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Are you really getting the most value for your PR retainer?Article

Liesl Simpson, MD at Evolution PR discusses how an organisation can get the most out of their PR retainer...

Liesl Simpson 1 Sep 2020

6 ways hotels can show customers love
6 ways hotels can show customers loveArticle

The English word 'love' means different things to different people. For Rob Collins, chief operating officer of Sun International, hotels need to embrace six types of love, inspired by the Ancient Greeks.

Eugene Yiga 1 Sep 2020

Banks and beer top the 2020 BrandZ™ Most Valuable South African Brands
Banks and beer top the 2020 BrandZ™ Most Valuable South African BrandsArticle

First National Bank (FNB) has been named as South Africa's most valuable brand for the first time, in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands ranking, released today by WPP and Kantar...

Issued by Kantar 1 Sep 2020

GBCSA awards Equator - the Belt Factory 5-star Green Star certification
GBCSA awards Equator - the Belt Factory 5-star Green Star certificationArticle

The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded Durban-based belt manufacturer Equator - the Belt Factory a five-star Green Star Certification for Existing Building Performance...

1 Sep 2020

Call for entries to first-ever online Basa Awards now open
Call for entries to first-ever online Basa Awards now openArticle

Entries to the 2020 Business and Arts South Africa (Basa) Awards, held in partnership with Hollard, are now open...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 1 Sep 2020

Young women encouraged to take up careers in forestry
Young women encouraged to take up careers in forestryArticle

Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Deputy Minister, Makhotso Sotyu, has encouraged women, particularly young women, to take up careers in the forestry sector...

31 Aug 2020

Accelerating Africa's digital future
Accelerating Africa's digital futureArticle

As a continent with very high potential for growing economies, how can African countries accelerate their digital adoption and leapfrog into a new era of socio-economic prosperity?

Fadi Pharaon 31 Aug 2020

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