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Sappi partners with Prince of Wales Trust
Sappi partners with Prince of Wales Trust

Sappi will be funding research on artificial intelligence and bringing carbon emissions to net zero in the paper and pulp industry as one of the founding partners of The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme...

Issued by Sappi 1 day ago

Samrand keeps its cool
Samrand keeps its cool

Despite the sweltering summer heat in Gauteng in recent years, the Samrand data centre has literally kept its cool with an average annual PUE of 1.2 over three years.

Issued by Hetzner 2 days ago

Enter the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
Enter the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

South African engineers and those from other sub-Saharan countries are invited to enter the fifth edition...

16 Jul 2018

Groundswell hosts inaugural workshop for 'enviropreneurs'
Groundswell hosts inaugural workshop for 'enviropreneurs'

The Groundswell business acceleration programme held its inaugural workshop recently at the Riversands Incubation Hub in Johannesburg...

12 Jul 2018

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CT housing crisis solution shortlisted in global competition

Run by RICS, a community-funded affordable housing scheme for Cape Town is one of five entries shortlisted for Africa in a global competition...

9 Jul 2018

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2017/18 AfriSam-SAIA Awards shortlist announced

The shortlisted projects for the 2017/18 AfriSam-South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been announced...

6 Jul 2018

Solar PV system installed at new Cedar Mill Mall
Solar PV system installed at new Cedar Mill Mall

Clanwilliam's new Cedar Mill Mall is is an example of how renewable energy is aiding economic development in small towns...

2 Jul 2018

Solar tree project promotes renewable energy in Bašcaršija
Solar tree project promotes renewable energy in Bašcaršija

The streets of Bašcaršija in Bosnia and Herzegovina will soon be lit up by solar trees...

2 Jul 2018

Could the discovery of a protein's secret function help boost solar tech?
Could the discovery of a protein's secret function help boost solar tech?

Proteins are "large", complex molecules that perform most of the complicated and vital tasks in living organisms...

By Michal Gwizdala and Tjaart Krüger 29 Jun 2018

Dana Omran named 100 Resilient Cities MD for Africa
Dana Omran named 100 Resilient Cities MD for Africa

Dana Omran has been appointed managing director for Africa at 100 Resilient Cities (100RC)...

28 Jun 2018

Refrigeration goes green at BM Foods Cape Town factory
Refrigeration goes green at BM Foods Cape Town factory

Food manufacturer BM Foods is shrinking its carbon footprint by introducing a CO2-driven refrigeration system into its new, modern Cape Town factory...

28 Jun 2018

Unicef opens applications for $100k fund for drone startups
Unicef opens applications for $100k fund for drone startups

Applications have opened for the Unicef Innovation Fund for Drone Startups, which will provide up to $100,000 in equity-free investment for profit-making tech startups that have potential to benefit humanity through the use of drones...

By Tom Jackson 28 Jun 2018

Plans unveiled for new cable car line in Amsterdam
Plans unveiled for new cable car line in Amsterdam

UNStudio has unveiled plans for a new one-and-a-half-kilometre cable car line and stations, connecting two growing residential areas of Amsterdam...

27 Jun 2018

New, in-depth African renewable energy report launched
New, in-depth African renewable energy report launched

Hogan Lovells has launched its new report, Africa and Renewables: Wholesale change or short term surge?...

25 Jun 2018

#FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018
#FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018

A stand-out factor of Cannes Lions 2018 was the introduction of the SDG Lions to this year's Festival of Creativity. We can make the world a better place through creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2018

Small Projects IPP developers left in the dark with no answers
Small Projects IPP developers left in the dark with no answers

Small power developers that invested in securing contracts in the government's renewable energy procurement programme are in the dark about...

25 Jun 2018

Solar Turtle takes first prize in Nation Builder Challenge
Solar Turtle takes first prize in Nation Builder Challenge

Pitched by Lungi Tyali, Solar Turtle was recently announced the winner of the inaugural Nation Builder Social Innovation Challenge...

18 Jun 2018

Zero Mass Water launches Source Hydropanels in SA
Zero Mass Water launches Source Hydropanels in SA

After rolling out its technology for use in emergency situations and municipalities in underserved communities, Zero Mass Water is now...

13 Jun 2018

Zayed Future Energy Prize Awards ceremony 2017
2018 Zayed Sustainability Prize open for entries

The Zayed Sustainability Prize is now open for entries from across Africa...

6 Jun 2018

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New green SU residence honours legacy of Nkosi Johnson

Stellenbosch University (SU) has named a new student residence after Nkosi Johnson...

6 Jun 2018

CSI and social enterprise resources now available on the Trialogue Knowledge Hub
CSI and social enterprise resources now available on the Trialogue Knowledge Hub

'Social enterprises' - organisations that blend social benefits with financial revenues - are currently a buzzword in corporate social investment (CSI) circles...

Issued by Trialogue 4 Jun 2018

SA REIT invests +R30m in solar PV plants at its malls
SA REIT invests +R30m in solar PV plants at its malls

Looking to curb ever-climbing electricity tariffs at its malls and reduce their carbon footprint, JSE-listed REIT SA Corporate Real Estate Limited is investing...

4 Jun 2018

Schneider Electric wins Best CSR Programme at SEIFSA Awards
Schneider Electric wins Best CSR Programme at SEIFSA Awards

Schneider Electric SA was awarded Best Corporate Social Responsibility Programme of the Year during the SEIFSA fourth annual awards...

4 Jun 2018

Conference explores sustainability tensions, opportunities in Africa
Conference explores sustainability tensions, opportunities in Africa

Seedbeds of Transformation: The Role of Science with Society and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa...

1 Jun 2018

Sun Exchange opens crowd-sale for new 473kW solar project
Sun Exchange opens crowd-sale for new 473kW solar project

Global buy-to-lease solar marketplace Sun Exchange has opened its crowd-sale for a new 473kW solar project to power Nioro Plastics...

30 May 2018

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Why megaprojects to deliver houses in South Africa might not work

In 2014, the South African government announced a new direction in housing policy...

By Richard Ballard and Margot Rubin 24 May 2018

Explore doing business to profit with purpose at the 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Explore doing business to profit with purpose at the 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

Future-proof your business and book tickets now for the second annual Africa Shared Value Summit, set to take place this week, on 24-25 May, at The Maslow conference centre in Sandton...

Issued by Shift Social Development 23 May 2018

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Biomimicry and the future of utilities

Claire Janisch, founder of Biomimicry South Africa, took to the podium at this year's African Utility Week to share how biomimicry could influence the future of utilities...

By Sindy Peters 21 May 2018

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