The Employment Equity Amendment Bill and the Draft Employment Equity Regulations, which aim to fast-track slow transformation in the workplace, are expected to be published in the Government Gazette this afternoon.
2 days ago
Multi-faith environmental NGO Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) has launched a public campaign urging restaurant franchisor, Famous Brands, to commit to go "cage-free" for all its hens and their eggs by 2025. The campaign commenced with a petition earlier this month in an effort "to eradicate inhumane battery cage farms for hens".
2 days ago
Cashiers asking customers to donate small sums to charity while they're at cash registers, known as checkout charity, is becoming a big business.
Benjamin Lawrence 2 days ago
The South African National Energy Association (SANEA) will be hosting a two-day conference as a platform to share knowledge and information about the Energy, Food, Water Nexus for South Africa.
The Digital Deli 3 days ago
South Africa's current drought affects people at home, but more important to our economy is the damage to businesses that you might not expect to be affected. The Western Cape is not the only place in trouble, and as a new El Niño season approaches, the effects will only worsen.
Dr Jo Burgess 3 days ago
As part of H&M's mission to become "truly circular" by 2030, its charitable arm, the H&M Foundation, has opened two hydrothermal textile recycling plants in partnership with The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA).
3 days ago
A new climate risk financing mechanism offers reliable and predictable funding for early humanitarian response to extreme weather shocks.
3 days ago
Initiatives such as Clean-up and Recycle SA Week are a great measure to raise awareness on the waste to landfill versus recycling conundrum faced in the country...
Kate Stubbs 19 Sep 2018
IoT and digitisation enable us to efficiently, proactively and predictively address the sustainability challenges that are faced globally and on the African continent.
Reshaad Sha 19 Sep 2018
The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) annual awards have paid tribute to a range of environmental achievements at its 92nd AGM, which was hosted by WESSA's Eastern Cape membership branch at Cape Recife near Port Elizabeth.
17 Sep 2018
What do Colin Kaepernick, Serena Williams and Caster Semenya have in common? Despite each facing controversy in their sporting careers, they're all stars in Nike's inspirational 30th-anniversary campaign, filled with fiery new words to live by for the brand's 30th-anniversary.
Leigh Andrews 17 Sep 2018
Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of Australia where nuclear power is banned. All the largest economies in the world have nuclear power as part of their energy mix.
Oluwole Olutola 17 Sep 2018
Half a century ago concerns about climate change, environment vulnerability, population density and the sustainability of earth systems reached a broad audience. This was clear from books like the Silent Spring published in 1962, and The Limits to Growth published 10 years later.
Lenore Manderson 17 Sep 2018