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Remembering a sustainability pioneer: Tom McLaughlin
Remembering a sustainability pioneer: Tom McLaughlinArticle

The recent passing of Tom Mclaughlin, who first led the Woolworths Good Business Journey has been a shock to all who came to know his warmth and wisdom...

Hugh Tyrrell 3 Jun 2019

#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutions
#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutionsArticle

WiPo Wireless Power is a young dynamic startup that provides wireless power solutions for drone and other industrial equipment...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 May 2019

Ernest North, co-founder at Naked
#BizTrends2019: Purpose first, profit laterArticle

South African business headlines were dominated by corporate disgrace in 2018...

Ernest North 2 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 5 Trends you cannot ignore in the 2019 supply chain world
#BizTrends2019: 5 Trends you cannot ignore in the 2019 supply chain worldArticle

When people reflect upon 2018, most will reference the volatile markets, but for Nando's, it's been exciting to unlock further value for our customers...

Linda Reddy 4 Dec 2018

The problem with knee-jerk marketing
The problem with knee-jerk marketingArticle

When times get tough and business slows down, or when brands are faced with new competition, we start pulling out the stops with our marketing. Grasping at straws, we reach for lifelines in the hope that one standalone marketing tactic will get customers pouring through the doors...

Kirsten McLeod Grobler 22 Oct 2018

CIMA global startup accelerator programme for accounting profession seeks new round of applicants
CIMA global startup accelerator programme for accounting profession seeks new round of applicantsArticle

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants and CPA.com are seeking candidates for their joint startup accelerator programme, designed to foster innovation in accounting and finance...

Issued by CIMA 8 Oct 2018

Turning around the failure of South Africa's land reform projects
Turning around the failure of South Africa's land reform projectsArticle

Cyril Nhlanhla Mbatha of Unisa SBL outlines some key production and marketing strategies to be considered for emerging black smallholders...

Cyril Nhlanhla Mbatha 1 Oct 2018

New guide highlights the impact management accountants have on business sustainability
New guide highlights the impact management accountants have on business sustainabilityArticle

A new guide published by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants provides guidance to help management accountants and their organisations achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals...

Issued by CIMA 23 Aug 2018

Groundswell hosts inaugural workshop for 'enviropreneurs'
Groundswell hosts inaugural workshop for 'enviropreneurs'Article

The Groundswell business acceleration programme held its inaugural workshop recently at the Riversands Incubation Hub in Johannesburg...

12 Jul 2018

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THINC Africa 2018 a boost in African tourismArticle

"There's a consistently negative stigma around travelling in Africa which has been snowballing for years. We need to position ourselves correctly and draw attention to the positive experiences that can be had here."

2 Jul 2018

Finding ways to accelerate transformation in Africa
Finding ways to accelerate transformation in AfricaArticle

Transforming Africa through innovation, youth and technology at the Responsible Business Forum...

22 Jun 2018

#Newsmaker: 'Wunderwomen' Kagiso Musi and Astrid Ascar
#Newsmaker: 'Wunderwomen' Kagiso Musi and Astrid AscarArticle

Wunderman South Africa recently appointed Kagiso Musi (effective May) and Astrid Ascar (effective March) as MD and chief strategic officer respectively...

Jessica Tennant 1 Jun 2018

Nigerian award for CNBC Africa
Nigerian award for CNBC AfricaArticle

CNBC Africa receives award for best business journalism in Nigeria...

7 May 2018

KZN small business achievers saluted for their contribution to the local economy
KZN small business achievers saluted for their contribution to the local economyArticle

The entrepreneurial spirit and tenacity of small business leaders in KwaZulu-Natal was celebrated at the 2018 Business Achievers Awards gala ceremony in Durban...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 10 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: Innovation critical to the future of waste management in South Africa
#BizTrends2018: Innovation critical to the future of waste management in South AfricaArticle

South Africa is nowhere near the waste crisis that we are seeing in other developing/emerging economies, however, we are most definitely generating a massive amount of waste...

Jason McNeil 8 Jan 2018

Major shift occuring in property market towards sustainability
Major shift occuring in property market towards sustainabilityArticle

Sustainability in the property sector is becoming more important than ever, says William Hughes, business sustainability consultant at Mazars...

4 Dec 2017

Good partnerships equals good business
Good partnerships equals good businessArticle

The White Paper (DHET, 2014e) recognises the importance of partnerships between educational institutions and employers and the use of resources of both the private and public sector drivers in deepening and transforming the entire post-schooling system...

Colleen Brennon, Faikah Boltman and Steve Reid, Issued by False Bay College 8 Nov 2017

Rural KZN school gets a lesson on money management
Rural KZN school gets a lesson on money managementArticle

Prospect Farm School in Stanger, north of Durban, has become the latest recipient of a programme on money management skills to foster a culture of savings among youth...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 27 Sep 2017

Uganda needs $2.5bn to build power infrastructure
Uganda needs $2.5bn to build power infrastructureArticle

Uganda has one of the lowest electricity access rates by global standards. Less than 22% of the population has access to the grid...

13 Sep 2017

IS, Rain offer commercial LTE-A to South African ISPs
IS, Rain offer commercial LTE-A to South African ISPsArticle

As of this week, Internet Solutions and Rain (previously known as Wireless Business Solutions), will offer commercial LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) to local internet service providers...

12 Jun 2017

South Africa's power utility is hoping for a tariff hike. It may not get it
South Africa's power utility is hoping for a tariff hike. It may not get itArticle

South Africa's National Energy Regulator (Nersa) is soon to decide if the country's power utility, Eskom, should be granted an exemption from a long list of regulatory reporting requirements when it submits a new tariff application next month...

Stephen Labson 22 May 2017

#BizTrends2017: Sustainable architectural practice in the space of engagement
#BizTrends2017: Sustainable architectural practice in the space of engagementArticle

Architecture has more to offer the South African context than ever before, largely due to the opportunities offered by transformative development frameworks...

Yashaen Luckan 28 Dec 2016

Google last week announced that it is on target to power its operations 100 percent by renewable energy, an example of businesses trying to change the energy system.
Trump, carbon neutrality and the next phase of business sustainabilityArticle

The Trump administration appears to be moving in one direction on the issue of climate change with the appointment of climate skeptic Scott Pruitt to head up the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a transition team led by and stacked with fossil fuel interests...

Andrew J. Hoffman 13 Dec 2016

Alphaspirit © –
Business sustainabilityArticle

Reflecting on 35 years of Magnetic Storm, our journey continues to amaze me. From humble beginnings to the team and talent we have today, to the dreams we have for tomorrow. And it's in this reflection I can see what has enabled us to grow, and what makes for a sustainable, growth-hungry business...

Glenn van Eck 11 Nov 2016

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#SustainabilityMonth: Tap into new-generation thinking or stagnateArticle

This month's New Generation Awards saw G&G Digital named winner of nine awards for clients, including overall agency of the year. Here, executive creative director, Desiree Gullan explains the importance of digital interaction in the current climate of constant community engagement...

Leigh Andrews 24 Oct 2016

Investments drive KAP's earnings increase
Investments drive KAP's earnings increaseArticle

Investment in strategically aligned businesses has seen diversified industrial group KAP Industrial Holdings survive tough trading conditions and continued to grow

Mark Allix 16 Aug 2016

SA's most entrepreneurial sectors uncovered
SA's most entrepreneurial sectors uncoveredArticle

According to research done by Thebe Reed Exhibitions, local entrepreneurs see the agriculture, services, and automotive industries as some of the sectors with the most growth potential...

11 Aug 2016

GSB panel calls for a 'revolution in how we think and act' to reverse SA's downward slide
GSB panel calls for a 'revolution in how we think and act' to reverse SA's downward slideArticle

South Africa may have staved off a rating downgrade, but to tackle the country's big societal issues - including unemployment and corruption - is going to demand a more deep-seated change in approach...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 25 May 2016

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Effective crisis communicationArticle

Learning to communicate effectively during a crisis - Ghana workshop...

18 May 2016

Trevor Manuel to officially open global sustainability conference in Cape Town
Trevor Manuel to officially open global sustainability conference in Cape TownArticle

Trevor Manuel, former government minister and founder of the Mitchell's Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust, will join an extensive line-up of over 80 sustainability expert speakers at the Sustainable Brands Conference...

Issued by The Change Agent Collective 10 May 2016

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Vodacom to discontinue mobile payment offering in SAArticle

Vodacom will discontinue its M-Pesa mobile payment offering in SA at the end of June, the mobile network said in a statement...

9 May 2016

Sustainability reporting: why SA companies need to up their game
Sustainability reporting: why SA companies need to up their gameArticle

Sustainability reporting combines economic performance with social responsibility and environmental care. It aims to help businesses set goals. It also measures performance and manages change towards sustainability...

Miemie Struwig and Heidi Janse Van Rensburg 4 May 2016

Five ways innovation can accelerate in a world without money
Five ways innovation can accelerate in a world without moneyArticle

What would happen to creativity and innovation if we could wave a magic wand and make budgetary limitations go away? Here's how innovation can accelerate in a world without money...

Chemory Gunko 4 May 2016

Three basic principles to CRM success in the 21st century
Three basic principles to CRM success in the 21st centuryArticle

CRM emerged in the 1990s as an information technology solution for managing a customer database and, today, sits at a senior management strategy or executive level to deliver shareholder value to organisations...

26 Apr 2016

If there is no mine, there is no supplier
If there is no mine, there is no supplierArticle

With depressed commodity prices exerting sustained negative pressure on profitability, the mining industry finds itself in the badlands. In stepping up to the plate, every decision is critical, more so in choosing the right supplier partner...

Louis Marais 3 Nov 2015

Organisers of POWER-GEN Africa & DistribuTECH Africa call for papers
Organisers of POWER-GEN Africa & DistribuTECH Africa call for papersArticle

The call for papers for the fourth annual POWER-GEN Africa and third DistribuTECH Africa conference and exhibition has opened, with the deadline for abstract submissions on 6 January 2016...

26 Oct 2015

Call for Papers for POWER-GEN Africa, DistribuTECH Africa
Call for Papers for POWER-GEN Africa, DistribuTECH AfricaArticle

The fourth annual POWER-GEN Africa and third DistribuTECH Africa conference and exhibition, have announced the Call for Papers for both events, with a deadline for abstract submissions of 6 January 2016...

21 Oct 2015

The GSB scoops prestigious new ranking
The GSB scoops prestigious new rankingArticle

The UCT Graduate School of Business is the only business school in Africa to make it on the Top 40 2015 Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking list...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 Oct 2015

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FNB focuses on scaling entrepreneurs into AfricaArticle

First National Bank has announced that they are launching the Global Entrepreneurial Forum...

Lisa Illingworth 19 Oct 2015

Hellopeter.com founder to present at Customer Retention Strategy Symposium hosted by Intertek
Hellopeter.com founder to present at Customer Retention Strategy Symposium hosted by IntertekArticle

Peter Cheales, experienced customer service champion and founder of Hellopeter.com, will be the keynote speaker at Intertek's upcoming Customer Retention Strategy Symposium on 11 November in Johannesburg...

Issued by Just Perfect 7 Oct 2015

Create a recycling culture: the dustbin test
Create a recycling culture: the dustbin testArticle

Rubbish is going to waste in corporate South Africa. It shouldn't, but it does. As a result, natural resources are depleted, pressure on landfill sites rockets, the environment suffers and companies lose billions through wasteful practices and failure to derive commercial returns from the mountains of material they discard...

Auguste Coetzer 15 Sep 2015

HR as a business driver in focus at HR Summit and Expo Africa 2015
HR as a business driver in focus at HR Summit and Expo Africa 2015Article

The strategic role of Human Resources in helping business thrive will be among the key issues to come under the spotlight at the upcoming HR Summit and Expo Africa 2015...

Issued by Informa Telecoms & Media 9 Sep 2015

Importance of CEO succession planning
Importance of CEO succession planningArticle

A recent Amrop survey indicates that concerns around issues of succession are increasingly on the agenda of businesses around the globe - from South Africa to South America...

8 Sep 2015

Impact of amendments to LRA on contact centre operators
Impact of amendments to LRA on contact centre operatorsArticle

When your organisation is all about providing a service to a customer, you want your people to feel a sense of belonging and care so that they can pass on that feeling to customers they are helping on a daily basis...

Jennifer Algie 11 May 2015

Data management in SA has its own challenges
Data management in SA has its own challengesArticle

The impact of load shedding on an organisation's data management capabilities is adding a level of uncertainty to boardroom discussions...

Mark Ridley 22 Apr 2015

Airport gears up for aviation boom
Airport gears up for aviation boomArticle

Lanseria International Airport is geared for ongoing improvements of its services and facilities to enrich customers' experience, according to Gavin Sayce, CEO at the airport...

23 Mar 2015

Every graduate needs a ceremony
Every graduate needs a ceremonyArticle

The Euclid Society will be holding a graduation ceremony on 2 April for the candidates who have completed their pilot programme, Financial Literacy, or "FinLit" as it's called...

Issued by The Euclid Society 13 Feb 2015

Bearing the load-shedding as an SMME
Bearing the load-shedding as an SMMEArticle

Given that Eskom has confirmed that the electricity supply is likely to remain constrained, SMMEs are concerned about the overall impact of limited power supply on business sustainability...

22 Jan 2015

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