Sustainable Environment
Business in a changing climate Impacts introduce new pressures and risks
Climate change is here, and it is already impacting on business in South Africa. These impacts are set to intensify as the climate, as well as social and regulatory pressures
18 Nov 2019
South Africa should open the door wider for renewables By Maxine Ghavi, Group Senior Vice President and Head of Grid Edge Solutions Product Group, ABB
South Africa’s advanced industrial and financial sectors, together with its abundant natural resources, have contributed in making it the second largest economy in Africa.
09 Oct 2019
Precious resource Reusing wastewater can become the norm
When it comes to developing technological solutions to the world’s problems, social processes matter as much as the scientific ones. Wastewater reuse projects in various
11 Jul 2019
Tackling plastic pollution across Africa Coca-Cola and Bottling partners invest +usd 5 million to date to tackle plastic pollution across Africa
This World Environment Day, The CocaCola Company confirms it is on track to spend a third of its USD 38 million pledge before the end of this year. In December 2018, the Company
12 Jun 2019
A world without plastic Radical imagination and leadership is required
Almost everything we own and buy contains plastics. Look around. If it’s not the chair you’re sitting on, or that part of a pen in your drawer, that bottle in your
02 Nov 2018
THE PROMISE OF PARIS Climate change is creating business opportunities
African countries can meet climate targets promised in the landmark Paris Agreement by catalyzing trillions of dollars in private investments through a combination of smart policy
09 Feb 2018
GETTING BACK TO NATURE The circular economy is rapidly developing traction around the world
According to the recently released 2016 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), around 2.4 billion people lack access to sanitation around the world, with Sub-Saharan African
29 Jun 2017
JOB CREATION Creating employment and entrepreneurial opportunities through tyre waste
Tyre waste is a growing problem in South Africa; particularly as approximately 11 million used tyres are dumped illegally each year.  Through the Integrated Industry Waste
23 Apr 2014
SA mines to invest more heavily in renewable energy as power costs rise SA forecast to follow international financial assistance mechanism trend
Renewable energy technologies will supply between 5% and 8% of the world’s mining industry power consumption by 2022, according to research released last week by Navigant Research.
14 Mar 2014
Government and UN discuss South African social economic empowerment Impressive growth of renewables in Africa
African renewables have recently seen unprecedented growth but it is clear there are still challenges ahead, such as social economic empowerment.
27 Feb 2014
Sustainability is a priority Looking after our planet needs to be taken seriously by everyone
Hein Koegelenberg, CEO of La Motte Wine Estate in Franschoek showcases how the wine industry has embraced sustainable practices and how the method of sustainable economic development supports living sustainably
16 Apr 2013 - H. K.
Building business ethics Improve your bottom line through ethical means
Society’s distrust for business to do what 'is right' has created a host of demands on companies to prioritise their business ethics, says Ethics Institute of South Africa CEO, Professor Deon Rossouw
27 Mar 2013 - N. F.
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