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AICPA sets ESG roadmap for education, resources, guidance in 2021
AICPA sets ESG roadmap for education, resources, guidance in 2021Article

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants has shared its 2021 plans to deliver education and resources that assist accountants with reporting on and assurance of environmental, social and governance information...

Issued by CIMA 13 hours ago

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Overcoming water challenges in agricultureArticle

FAO's The State of Food and Agriculture 2020 takes a new look at water shortages and scarcity in the world...

1 day ago

The Snapplify Foundation, iSchoolAfrica and Saray Khumalo partner to make profound impact on education
The Snapplify Foundation, iSchoolAfrica and Saray Khumalo partner to make profound impact on educationArticle

The Snapplify Foundation has joined iSchoolAfrica and award-winning mountaineer Saray Khumalo in setting up nine digital libraries for disadvantaged schools across South Africa's nine provinces...

Issued by Snapplify 1 day ago

Transforming youth in marketing
Transforming youth in marketingArticle

Black Wolf Youth Agency is an NPC (not-for-profit company) and a division of Black Wolf Group. The youth agency will be managed by our future industry leaders, the youth...

Rabbi Marcelino Gonsalves, Issued by Black Wolf Agency 1 day ago

Cabinet approves measures to address threatened biodiversity
Cabinet approves measures to address threatened biodiversityArticle

Cabinet has approved the updated National Protected Areas Expansion Strategy and the revised National Biodiversity Framework in an effort to assist in addressing threats to biodiversity...

2 days ago

Kickstarting the post-Covid-19 economic recovery, the big focus of the 2020 Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue
Kickstarting the post-Covid-19 economic recovery, the big focus of the 2020 Southern Africa Europe CEO DialogueArticle

The Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue goes online, this year, and will be hosted from Johannesburg in digital format on 26 and 27 November 2020...

Issued by Optimize Agency 3 days ago

Enterprises UP partakes in empowering TVET students in hydrogen fuel cell systems
Enterprises UP partakes in empowering TVET students in hydrogen fuel cell systemsArticle

The Energy and Water Sector Education Training Authority (EWSETA), Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) will train Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college graduates in hydrogen fuel cell systems...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 3 days ago

The PepsiCo Foundation to invest R6m in water and sanitation projects in SA
The PepsiCo Foundation to invest R6m in water and sanitation projects in SAArticle

For its inaugural investment in Sub-Saharan Africa, The PepsiCo Foundation will introduce programmes to improve access to water and sanitation for thousands of people in South Africa...

3 days ago

Africa must be at the heart of climate negotiations
Africa must be at the heart of climate negotiationsArticle

In 2020, countries were to come forward with plans for stronger emissions cuts to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement...

23 Nov 2020

Restoring dignity in our schools - World Toilet Day 2020
Restoring dignity in our schools - World Toilet Day 2020Article

World Toilet Day (WTD) is an official United Nations International Observance Day on 19 November. Raising awareness about the 4.2 billion people living without access to safely-managed sanitation, this Observance Day aims to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 20 Nov 2020

Sunil Kaushal, regional CEO, Africa & Middle East, Standard Chartered.
Lack of investment could scupper Africa's SDG goalsArticle

Africa is not getting the investment needed to help the world meet the United Nation's (UN's) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030...

19 Nov 2020

GBCSA appoints Attacq's Giles Pendleton as new chair
GBCSA appoints Attacq's Giles Pendleton as new chairArticle

Giles Pendleton, chief development officer of real estate investment trust Attacq, has been appointed the new chair of the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA), replacing IIse Swanepoel...

19 Nov 2020

A sustainable future: Green buildings key to reducing energy consumption
A sustainable future: Green buildings key to reducing energy consumptionArticle

Construction is a key sector to address South Africa's housing shortage and infrastructure needs, and thus is unlikely to slow down...

Thabang Byl 18 Nov 2020

A balanced approach to ocean and inland aquaculture will nourish the world
A balanced approach to ocean and inland aquaculture will nourish the worldArticle

New research evaluates claims that ocean aquaculture is the next sustainable and equitable food frontier, points to a balanced approach that includes land-based aquaculture as essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals...

18 Nov 2020

Greater investment needed in Africa to meet UN SDGs 2030 deadline - new report
Greater investment needed in Africa to meet UN SDGs 2030 deadline - new reportArticle

Standard Chartered conducted a survey earlier this year among a panel of the world's top 300 investment firms with total assets under management (AUM) of more than $50tn...

18 Nov 2020

Beautiful News celebrates 4 years of proving that good news sells
Beautiful News celebrates 4 years of proving that good news sellsArticle

In four years, South Africa's fastest-growing positive news platform has become a global movement for social good. Through our stories, we are building communities, changing lives and delivering return on investment...

Amy Pieterse, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 18 Nov 2020

TFG commits to keeping learners safe in schools with 300,000 nationwide face mask donation
TFG commits to keeping learners safe in schools with 300,000 nationwide face mask donationArticle

TFG Foundation has announced a donation of 300,000 face masks to vulnerable learners across the nation. Together with the Department of Education (DoE) and Gift of the Givers, the leading retailer will be distributing face masks to primary schools that are most in need nationally...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 16 Nov 2020

ZA Space-Tech Innovation Challenge finalists announced
ZA Space-Tech Innovation Challenge finalists announcedArticle

Sixteen finalists have been shortlisted to progress to the next stage of the open innovation challenge, which involves the finalists undergoing an intensive two-week business development support programme...

16 Nov 2020

How the construction sector can embrace tech for competitive advantage
How the construction sector can embrace tech for competitive advantageArticle

Delivering the welcoming address at the recent 14th Built Environment Conference, the University of the Free State's Professor Kahilu Kajimo-Shakantu noted that increased and smart adoption of technology can transform the construction sector...

13 Nov 2020

Time for Africa to stop managing poverty and start managing development
Time for Africa to stop managing poverty and start managing developmentArticle

Cristina Duarte of the Republic of Cabo Verde is the new special adviser on Africa to the UN secretary-general. A former minister of finance and planning in her country, she intends to bring to her role a renewed strategic narrative...

13 Nov 2020

Business must band together to support infrastructure development and better service delivery
Business must band together to support infrastructure development and better service deliveryArticle

Municipalities are the most basic units of government. Tasked with providing basic services and fostering development in the regions they control, they have the challenging role of mobilising their economic resources and using them to improve the lives of all citizens by providing basic services necessary for good health, well-being and human dignity...

Issued by SAICA 12 Nov 2020

Cape Town's climate strategy isn't perfect, but every African city should have one
Cape Town's climate strategy isn't perfect, but every African city should have oneArticle

It may take an extreme heatwave, a mega wildfire or a severe coastal storm to begin to appreciate the dangers of climate change...

Alanna Rebelo, Karen Joan Esler, Michael Samways, Patricia Holmes, Tony Rebelo 11 Nov 2020

Get to grips with AARTO with an online course from expert
Get to grips with AARTO with an online course from expertArticle

Alta Swanepoel has developed an online training course to assist company representatives and individuals understand the impact of the AARTO legislation...

Issued by LexisNexis 11 Nov 2020

Helderberg multi-purpose centre to showcase sustainable building practices
Helderberg multi-purpose centre to showcase sustainable building practicesArticle

The construction of the Helderberg multi-purpose centre, which started in June this year, is due for completion by June 2021. Built in the shape of a horseshoe, the centre faces the Helderberg Mountain...

10 Nov 2020

Niveshen Govender, CEO, Sapvia
Renewable energy's role in rebuilding our economyArticle

While much has been said about how renewables will help to bolster our economy, it is not the silver bullet that will address all our developmental challenges.

9 Nov 2020

Water as an instrument of economic, jobs recovery post Covid-19
Water as an instrument of economic, jobs recovery post Covid-19Article

South Africa, like most of the world, is in a deep depressive state. The economic contraction has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic...

Dhesigen Naidoo 5 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

Study sheds light on what it takes for women to succeed - or not - in science in Africa
Study sheds light on what it takes for women to succeed - or not - in science in AfricaArticle

Women are 49.6% of the world's population. An estimated 70% of the health and social care workforce are women; they deliver care to around 5 billion people...

Allen Muyaama Mukhwana and Judy Omumbo 2 Nov 2020

Is the agritech sector not 'sexy' enough for investors?
Is the agritech sector not 'sexy' enough for investors?Article

According to Ross Jenvey, general partner at Kingson, it seems like agritech often doesn't get the credit it deserves...

30 Oct 2020

Sustainable urbanisation the focus this World Cities Day
Sustainable urbanisation the focus this World Cities DayArticle

Coined by the United Nations General Assembly, World Cities Day is celebrated annually on 31 October...

30 Oct 2020

Tech innovations could shake up the agricultural sector
Tech innovations could shake up the agricultural sectorArticle

Data is difficult to come by, but a report in August 2019, co-authored by Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation and Dalberg Advisors, claims that agritech deals in Africa totalled $143m in 2018, out of a total addressable market of $2.6bn, which talks to the huge untouched potential...

Ross Jenvey 30 Oct 2020

Solly Moeng.
WCFA elects six new members to expand its global executive boardArticle

The World Communication Forum Association (WCFA) has elected six new members to expand its global executive board to ten members from around the world...

30 Oct 2020

Fisheries sustainability top agenda at WTO meeting
Fisheries sustainability top agenda at WTO meetingArticle

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister, Ebrahim Patel, has called for the disciplining of subsidies targeted at large-scale industrial fishing while safeguarding food security and livelihoods for subsistence and artisanal fisheries...

28 Oct 2020

2020 Social Justice Summit to focus on building an equal, just SA
2020 Social Justice Summit to focus on building an equal, just SAArticle

Organised by Professor Thuli Madonsela, the second annual Social Justice Summit will take place on Wednesday, 4 November...

28 Oct 2020

National School of Government senior fellows announced
National School of Government senior fellows announcedArticle

Public Service and Administration Minister, Senzo Mchunu, has endorsed the appointment of three eminent former senior public servants as inaugural senior fellows of the National School of Government (NSG)...

27 Oct 2020

2021 WasteCon to focus on new national waste management strategy
2021 WasteCon to focus on new national waste management strategyArticle

Along with the Covid-19-related challenges, the waste sector has had to comply with fast-changing legislation...

26 Oct 2020

Tyme Bank unveiled as Assegai Awards sponsor
Tyme Bank unveiled as Assegai Awards sponsorArticle

South Africa's leading digital bank, TymeBank, has secured the coveted headline sponsor slot for the Assegai Awards...

Issued by DMASA 23 Oct 2020

Fusing people-centric design, technology intergral to transforming public transport
Fusing people-centric design, technology intergral to transforming public transportArticle

From tracking and GPS to smartphone payment and rating systems, a lot of efficiency can be introduced into the public transport sector, said Dr Gustav Rohde, CEO of Zutari at the recent ITSSA Smart Mobility Conference...

21 Oct 2020

Data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in Africa
Data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in AfricaArticle

While many farmers still rely on traditional techniques to coax a living from the land, there are opportunities to use cutting-edge technology to drive Africa towards a food-secure future...

Amrote Abdella 21 Oct 2020

Covid-19 amplifying youth hardships, undoing SDG progress
Covid-19 amplifying youth hardships, undoing SDG progressArticle

In the latest National Income Dynamics Study-Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey, 15% of respondents reported that a child in their household went hungry at least once per week during the lockdown...

20 Oct 2020

Mongezi Veti, Exxaro Resources executive head of sustainability
Mining and agriculture: Could repurposed farmland help create jobs at scale?Article

As mining activities wind down in many areas across South Africa, it's important not to lose sight of the opportunities that rehabilitated mining areas can bring...

Mongezi Veti 19 Oct 2020

Premal Ranchod, head of ESG research at Alexander Forbes Investments
South African green economic recovery blueprintArticle

Following the devastating impact which the Covid-19 pandemic has had on South Africa and the world, governments, corporates, and citizens collaborate to focus on a green economic recovery...

19 Oct 2020

Major SA food brands join PnP in food waste reduction commitment
Major SA food brands join PnP in food waste reduction commitmentArticle

Pick n Pay has recruited 20 of its largest food and manufacturer suppliers to join the 10x20x30 initiative, a global private-sector project, to significantly combat in-store and supply chain food waste by 2030...

15 Oct 2020

Sappi Forests acknowledges International Day of Rural Women
Sappi Forests acknowledges International Day of Rural WomenArticle

With around 4,000 women employed directly or indirectly by Sappi Forests nationwide - through its own personnel in its nurseries, and sub-contracted to its harvesting and silviculture contractors - the company is very aware of the crucial role that rural women play in the agricultural labour force...

Issued by Sappi 15 Oct 2020

Green, integrated approaches could address food security challenges
Green, integrated approaches could address food security challengesArticle

According to advisors from food & drink technology Africa (fdt Africa), IFAT Africa, and analytica lab Africa, agriculture and food production does not happen in isolation, and to maximise food production and address world hunger, stakeholders across a broad value chain have to start working more collaboratively and sustainably...

15 Oct 2020

Zuneid Yousuf
Covid-19 and AfCFTA: why now is the time to maintain momentum despite the global pandemicArticle

The buzz and excitement around the continent's trade agreement, hailed as the answer to a fully integrated pan-African economy, has undoubtedly slowed its pace since the secretariat became operational in April 2020...

Zuneid Yousuf 15 Oct 2020

All Assegai Awards finalists revealed
All Assegai Awards finalists revealedArticle

The Direct Marketing Association of SA (DMASA) has published a complete list of over 130 finalists in the running for dozens of Assegai Direct and Integrated Marketing Awards...

Issued by DMASA 15 Oct 2020

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