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Redefine lists R1bn sustainability-linked bond

Redefine Properties has listed a R1bn issuance on the JSE for its first sustainability-linked bond...

11 hours ago

Greenwashing: What is bioplastic, compostable and biodegradable packaging anyway?

Terms such as biodegradability, compostable packaging, renewable content and bioplastics are the talk of the town, but what does this really mean?...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 14 hours ago

"Let's all help address our country's inequalities" - Mrs SA contestant

All South Africans should consider identifying and supporting organisations helping redress SA's glaring socio-economic inequalities, says social activist and Mrs SA semi-finalist Chane Todd...

Issued by Leap Communications 11 hours ago

Next frontier for plastic action lies in clothing, textile industries

The volume of plastic and potentially harmful additives used in the clothing and textile industry is immense and adds to the already heavy environmental toll of the industry...

By Dr Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa and Dr Nonhlanhla Kalebaila 1 day ago

Motswere building in Gaborone receives Botswana's first Green Star rating

The Motswere building in Botswana has been awarded a five-star Green Star Africa - Office Design v1.1 rating by the Green Building Council South Africa...

1 day ago

COP26 on climate: Top priorities for Africa

Africa's situation deserves extraordinary attention: the continent contributes just 4% of global total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the lowest of any region...

By Tanguy Gahouma-Bekale 1 day ago

Chemicals in burnt warehouse caused "considerable" environmental damage - authorities

Authorities said on Friday, 23 July, around 1,600 chemicals were stored at a warehouse of India's UPL Ltd when it was razed during violent looting...

By Wendell Roelf 1 day ago

Developing countries need to chart their own course to net zero emissions

Translating complex climate science into language people understand has always been difficult. At various times, the aim of different climate policies has been holding average global temperature rise to 2°C or 1.5°C

1 day ago

How the rollout of South Africa's renewable energy plan is failing communities

South Africa's over-reliance on coal-fired power plants places the country among the world's top carbon emitters and does huge damage to the health of its citizens...

By Zoheb Khan 23 Jul 2021

Covid-19 pandemic has triggered a rise in hunger in South Africa

The recent political and social unrest across parts of South Africa has again brought to the fore the deep structural problems faced by the nation...

By Servaas van der Berg and Leila Patel 23 Jul 2021

Entries open for 2021 Best Recycled Plastic Product of the Year Awards

Entries are now open for the South African Plastics Recycling Organisation's (Sapro) 2021 Best Recycled Plastic Product of the Year Awards...

23 Jul 2021

Balancing food safety with packaging sustainability

The tension between food safety in packaging on the one hand, and environmental protection on the other, is a longstanding dilemma that has been brought into sharper focus by Covid-19...

22 Jul 2021

LG aims for 100% renewable energy use by 2050

LG Electronics has pledged to transition completely to renewable energy by 2050 as a key component of its sustainability strategy...

22 Jul 2021

Nahana Communications Group launches Small Business Rescue Fund to help rebuild South Africa

On 20 July 2021, Nahana Communications Group launched its Small Business Rescue Fund to donate R1,400,000 to various small businesses...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 1 day ago

Hot 102.7FM partners with Operation Mercy to assist food crisis in KZN

Operation Mercy aims to alleviate the suffering of the most affected citizens by feeding one million people for a period of 14 days...

Issued by Hot 102.7FM 1 day ago

Leading KZN radio stations speak in one voice for unity

East Coast Radio, Gagasi FM, Lotus FM, Ukhozi FM and Vuma FM have launched #UniteKZN, a campaign conceptualised with the aim of uniting KwaZulu-Natal in the wake of recent events...

Issued by East Coast Radio 1 day ago

How the Power of One is creating job opportunities

For our economy to improve we have to find ways to increase the country's employment rate by developing viable job creation solutions. However, such an impact cannot be achieved alone or by one company...

Issued by Signa Group 23 Jul 2021

Call for entries: The Trialogue Strategic CSI Award 2021

Enter your strategic CSI projects for consideration for the Trialogue Strategic CSI Award 2021. Entries close 31 July...

Issued by Trialogue 22 Jul 2021

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