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Electric vehicles could add to carbon emissions and load shedding: but there's a solution
Electric vehicles could add to carbon emissions and load shedding: but there's a solution

South Africa has the highest emission intensity in the G20 group of industrialised and developing countries. This threatens its commitment to help slow global warming. This disproportionate contribution is driven by the country's coal-dependent national electricity utility, Eskom.

By MJ (Thinus) Booysen and Mark Apperley 1 day ago

Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemic
Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemic

Financial leaders are at a tipping point. The choices they are making today will become the bedrock of the industry for years to come. Most organisations have been forced to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic without the luxury of time to consider implications on longer-term sustainability. This begs the question: How can financial executives ensure that the decisions they make today are feasible in a post-Covid future and contribute to a more resilient tomorrow?

By Olga Arara-Kimani 6 Jul 2020

New partnership to fight impact of climate change in vulnerable communities
New partnership to fight impact of climate change in vulnerable communities

Accredited as an implementing partner, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will work with the Adaptation Fund on projects to help vulnerable countries fight the harmful effects of climate change. The FAO is the 13th multilateral implementing entity to work with the international fund.

6 Jul 2020

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