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The Ridge: Cape Town's latest green-rated buildingArticle

Incorporating advanced sustainable building technology and blue-sky thinking, The Ridge joins the V&A Waterfront's portfolio of sustainable developments with Green Star accreditation...

1 day ago

Use the Africa free-trade area to create jobs and enable entrepreneurship for the youth
Use the Africa free-trade area to create jobs and enable entrepreneurship for the youthArticle

The African Continental Free Trade Area has the potential to reduce the high joblessness rate that has recently skyrocketed due to the detrimental effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Lebo Letsoalo 3 days ago

Gender-based violence has always been the 'first pandemic' for Vodacom
Gender-based violence has always been the 'first pandemic' for VodacomArticle

When President Cyril Ramaphosa called gender-based violence (GBV) the 'second pandemic' in South Africa, the simmering issue was finally acknowledged as a national crisis. However, for Vodacom, GBV has always been the 'first pandemic'...

Issued by Trialogue 14 Jun 2021

Ghana produces excess electricity but its management is inefficient. Wikimedia Commons
Ghana's electricity supply mix has improved, but reliability and cost is still a challengeArticle

Ghana has made significant progress over the past 10 years in increasing electricity generation and access. This has supported higher levels of economic growth...

Theophilus Acheampong & Bridget O Menyeh 11 Jun 2021

South Africa wins seven Pencils at The One Show 2021
South Africa wins seven Pencils at The One Show 2021Article

Promise Johannesburg led the way of agencies in South Africa in The One Show 2021, as announced by The One Club for Creativity during the online global Creative Week 2021...

11 Jun 2021

Tax transparency and the SDG 16
Tax transparency and the SDG 16Article

How can you claim to uphold the law if you are not transparent about your tax compliance status?..

Lia Labuschagne, Issued by SAICA 10 Jun 2021

SDG 8 is even more important in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic
SDG 8 is even more important in the light of the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

The rapid growth in technological innovations that demand structural transformation, economic development and social change leaves one wondering where jobs will come from and what they will look like?...

Damian Judge, Issued by SAICA 10 Jun 2021

New York Festivals announces 2021 TV & Film Awards Finalists
New York Festivals announces 2021 TV & Film Awards FinalistsArticle

New York Festivals TV & Film Awards has announced the finalists for the 2021 competition, including South Africa's award-winning My Octopus Teacher...

10 Jun 2021

African leaders urged to unite in addressing climate change
African leaders urged to unite in addressing climate changeArticle

Addressing the virtual meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change, Ramaphosa said the continent needs a strong and well-coordinated common African position...

9 Jun 2021

Report reveals soil pollution as one of the world's major challenges for ecosystem restoration
Report reveals soil pollution as one of the world's major challenges for ecosystem restorationArticle

Worsening soil pollution and waste proliferation threaten the future of global food production, human health and the environment, and require an urgent global response...

7 Jun 2021

Paying tribute to the bicycle as it grows tourism and takes us back to nature
Paying tribute to the bicycle as it grows tourism and takes us back to natureArticle

As we celebrate World Bicycle Day on 3 June, Sappi salutes this humble, yet inspirational mode of transport, which helps to bring to life some rural economies through tourism and recreational activities...

Issued by Sappi 3 Jun 2021

Cities urged to build upwards but ditch skyscraper obsession
Cities urged to build upwards but ditch skyscraper obsessionArticle

Taller buildings are key to enhancing quality of life as the world's urban population grows, but cities should not become obsessed with skyscrapers...

Umberto Bacchi 3 Jun 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Itumeleng Matlare, brand manager at Tiger Brands
#BehindtheBrandManager: Itumeleng Matlare, brand manager at Tiger BrandsArticle

As part of our ongoing #BehindtheBrandManager series, we interviewed the Marketing Achievement Awards' Rising Star finalists. Next up, Itumeleng Matlare...

Jessica Tennant 1 Jun 2021

Taking a step back: How we can truly realise our future smart cities
Taking a step back: How we can truly realise our future smart citiesArticle

Most people enjoy a bit of science fiction, a little make-believe about what could be possible in an imagined future where scientific or technological advances...

Sithole Mbanga 28 May 2021

AfDB board approves bank's policy prioritising water security
AfDB board approves bank's policy prioritising water securityArticle

The African Development Bank's new policy on water prioritises water security and the transformation of water assets to foster sustainable, green and inclusive economic growth...

27 May 2021

5th MSCI South Africa Green Annual Property Index out now
5th MSCI South Africa Green Annual Property Index out nowArticle

The MSCI South Africa Green Annual Property Index provides an independent view on the investment performance of green-certified and non-certified offices...

26 May 2021

AGCO Africa skills programme to tackle youth unemployment
AGCO Africa skills programme to tackle youth unemploymentArticle

Fully funded by the AGCO Agriculture Foundation, the initial intake for the 'Africa Agribusiness Qualification' will comprise 20 participants...

26 May 2021

LexisNexis lauded for gender empowerment and transformation
LexisNexis lauded for gender empowerment and transformationArticle

LexisNexis South Africa has been named as one of South Africa's Top Gender Empowered Companies in the Business Support Services sector of the Standard Bank Top Women Awards programme...

Issued by LexisNexis 25 May 2021

Low trust in authorities affects vaccine uptake: evidence from 22 African countries
Low trust in authorities affects vaccine uptake: evidence from 22 African countriesArticle

In a time when the world is focusing on Covid-19 vaccines, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted the importance of routine immunisations for diseases such as measles, tetanus and polio...

Jean-Francois Maystadt, Kalle Hirvonen & Nik Stoop 21 May 2021

International aid to Africa needs an overhaul. Tips on what needs to change
International aid to Africa needs an overhaul. Tips on what needs to changeArticle

Many African countries still rely heavily on foreign aid. However, several studies have shown that foreign aid has failed to deliver sustainable economic growth...

Tigist Mekonnen Melesse 18 May 2021

Corporate reporting is changing and it's going to have an impact on your organisation
Corporate reporting is changing and it's going to have an impact on your organisationArticle

The Good Governance Academy (GGA) will be hosting its 5th Colloquium focused on Enterprise Value Creation on Thursday, 13 May...

Issued by SAICA 17 May 2021

Herbalife Nutrition appoints first South African NAB member
Herbalife Nutrition appoints first South African NAB memberArticle

Herbalife Nutrition, a global leader in nutrition, recently announced the appointment of the first-ever South African Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB) Member...

Issued by Clockwork Digital 13 May 2021

A more ethical approach to waste disposal in the automotive repairer sector
A more ethical approach to waste disposal in the automotive repairer sectorArticle

The ethical disposal of noxious materials and substances, particularly in many commercial sectors, remains poorly regulated and difficult to enforce in SA...

Richard Green 12 May 2021

Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmers
Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmersArticle

Corteva Agriscience is partnering with the Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) at the Gordon Institute of Business School (Gibs) to host a roundtable event on 10 June 2021...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 11 May 2021

Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in Africa
Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in AfricaArticle

Here's how Kantar will help you authentically solve the value-action gap and guide you along your brand's sustainable transformation journey...

Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 4 May 2021

France pledges investment to boost sustainable cotton in Ivory Coast
France pledges investment to boost sustainable cotton in Ivory CoastArticle

France's development agency will invest $83.04m over the next five years to boost cotton production in Ivory Coast, economy minister Bruno Le Maire said during a visit to the West African country on Thursday.

Ange Aboa 30 Apr 2021

Why renewable energy won't end energy poverty in Zimbabwe
Why renewable energy won't end energy poverty in ZimbabweArticle

Zimbabwe is one of the African countries that hopes renewable energy technologies will help to address their energy problems...

Ellen Fungisai Chipango 30 Apr 2021

Global competition invites startups, enterprises to change the face of food systems
Global competition invites startups, enterprises to change the face of food systemsArticle

The UN Food Systems Summit has announced a competition to identify the best small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the world who are transforming food systems for a better tomorrow...

29 Apr 2021

Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitions
Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitionsArticle

Heineken raises the bar with new commitments on the environment, social sustainability and responsible consumption on a path to a net zero, fairer and healthier world...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 26 Apr 2021

Sanbi appoints Shonisani Munzhedzi as CEO
Sanbi appoints Shonisani Munzhedzi as CEOArticle

The board of the South African National Biodiversity Institute (Sanbi) has appointed Shonisani Munzhedzi as CEO of the organisation...

23 Apr 2021

AfriGIS - supporting sustainable development through geospatial solutions
AfriGIS - supporting sustainable development through geospatial solutionsArticle

AfriGIS was appointed by GIZ to deliver a solution in South Africa that is accessible to all levels of participation in the value chain of natural resource management; in this instance harvesting of marula fruit...

Issued by AfriGIS 23 Apr 2021

Greening the global textile value chain
Greening the global textile value chainArticle

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030
Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030Article

Vans will move towards creating circular products and systems that use regenerative and recycled materials, designed to reduce waste and keep products in use and out of landfills...

22 Apr 2021

Ask Afrika nominated for 3 prestigious awards at the NSTF Awards
Ask Afrika nominated for 3 prestigious awards at the NSTF AwardsArticle

Ask Afrika has been nominated for three awards at the NSTF-South32 Awards, the flagship project of the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF), in partnership with South32...

Issued by Ask Afrika 22 Apr 2021

Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO report
Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO reportArticle

The Covid-19-related economic slowdown failed to put the brakes on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts according to a new report by the WMO...

22 Apr 2021

'Make a decision that is right for you!'
'Make a decision that is right for you!'Article

Zanele Maduna CA(SA) (28) is currently a senior fund accountant at BNP Paribas in the Jersey Channel Islands but says she is currently transitioning from corporate life to full-time entrepreneurship...

Issued by SAICA 20 Apr 2021

FAO, AUC launch guide to help countries enter Africa's new single market
FAO, AUC launch guide to help countries enter Africa's new single marketArticle

Increased agricultural trade between African countries can drive sustainable development and play a pivotal role in the transformation of our food systems...

16 Apr 2021

Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles
Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textilesArticle

The topic of sustainable textile development will be discussed by a panel at the upcoming Zone 22 Rotary Africa Centennial International Conference...

14 Apr 2021

Bombay Sapphire on a mission to be world's most sustainable gin
Bombay Sapphire on a mission to be world's most sustainable ginArticle

Bombay Sapphire announced that all 10 of its botanical ingredients are on track to be certified sustainable in 2021...

Issued by OnPoint PR 9 Apr 2021

#BehindtheMask: Justice Tootla, managing director of Averda
#BehindtheMask: Justice Tootla, managing director of AverdaArticle

Justice Tootla hopes to make a practical contribution to saving the environment for future generations by using technology to help organisations manage their waste responsibly...

Sindy Peters 8 Apr 2021

Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech Week
Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech WeekArticle

On 5 and 6 May, Topco Media and partners will be presenting a robust networking experience aimed at kick-starting economic growth in Africa, using technology...

Issued by Topco Media 7 Apr 2021

Potatoes SA campaign to unpack position of potatoes during pandemic
Potatoes SA campaign to unpack position of potatoes during pandemicArticle

Called #WhenHopeWhispers, the campaign aims to highlight the indomitable spirit and contributions of various stakeholders from the potato industry before culminating in an inaugural State of the Potato Industry Address on 5 May 2021...

6 Apr 2021

SDG 17: The key behind ensuring our profession remains relevant
SDG 17: The key behind ensuring our profession remains relevantArticle

Every professional, regardless of whether they are an engineer, lawyer, doctor or accountant, exists to serve society...

Chantyl Mulder, Issued by SAICA 6 Apr 2021

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New Covid variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global 'maximum suppression'Article

At the end of 2020, there was a strong hope that high levels of vaccination would see humanity finally gain the upper hand over SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19...

Salim Abdool Karim 6 Apr 2021

How the pandemic is reshaping the future of events and meetings
How the pandemic is reshaping the future of events and meetingsArticle

No matter the industry or the country in which they operate, companies are becoming increasingly conscious of the vulnerable and marginalised, turning their attention to support social causes...

Tim Cordon 31 Mar 2021

Have your say on draft climate change NDC
Have your say on draft climate change NDCArticle

Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy, has officially launched South Africa's updated draft Nationally Determined Contribution for public consultation...

30 Mar 2021

Farming fish in fresh water is more affordable and sustainable than in the ocean
Farming fish in fresh water is more affordable and sustainable than in the oceanArticle

Aquaculture is a growing source of healthy protein for millions of people around the world, but there are big differences between farming fish on land and at sea.

Ben Belton, Dave Little and Wenbo Zhang 30 Mar 2021

People walking next to traffic in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.
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People living in African urban settings do a lot of walking: but their cities aren't walkableArticle

Walking remains the main mode of transport in many sub-Saharan African cities, especially among low-income residents in informal settlements. Yet, it is well acknowledged that walking conditions in African cities are unsafe...

Seth Asare Okyere, Daniel Oviedo, Louis Kusi Frimpong, Mariajose Nieto & Michihiro Kita 29 Mar 2021

The Pretoria High Court has stopped Uthaka Energy from starting to mine coal this week in the critical water source area of Mabola, Mpumalanga. Archive photo: supplied
Court stops Mpumalanga coal mineArticle

In yet another turn in what is already a six-year legal battle, Uthaka Energy, a coal-mining company, has been interdicted by the Pretoria High Court from mining in one of South Africa's critical water source areas...

John Yeld 26 Mar 2021

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