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How extractive industries manage to carry on harming the planet

Around the globe, concern is mounting about the unfolding climate and ecological catastrophe...

By Judith Verweijen & Alexander Dunlap 23 Feb 2021

Regenize wins Invest Cape Town | Business Hub GreenPitch Challenge 2021

Congratulations to Regenize, the winner of this year's Invest Cape Town | Business Hub GreenPitch Challenge 2021, hosted in partnership with GreenCape...

Issued by GreenCape 18 Feb 2021

Celebrating International Day of Women in Science at Sappi

On the International Day of Women in Science, we paid tribute to the women at Sappi for the role they play in helping us build a thriving world for all by unlocking the power of trees, using the power of science...

Issued by Sappi 18 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Small-batch plant milk made in the Cape

From the bright minds behind Mielie Mailer comes Oh Oat, a locally-produced oat milk brand with a sustainable approach to packaging...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Feb 2021

Top 10 announced for Invest Cape Town | Business Hub GreenPitch Challenge 2021

Invest Cape Town and The Business Hub, initiatives of the City of Cape Town, in partnership with GreenCape, invited innovators and entrepreneurs with economically viable green economy innovation business ideas to enter the Invest Cape Town | Business Hub GreenPitch Challenge 2021...

Issued by GreenCape 3 Feb 2021

Sappi achieves first international PEFC Forest Certification in South Africa

After years of collaboration and dedicated commitment in setting new forest certification standards for South Africa, Sappi is proud to announce that it has achieved the first PEFC endorsed SAFAS (Sustainable African Forest Assurance Scheme) certification in South Africa...

Issued by Sappi 29 Jan 2021

South African climate finance report tracks R62.2bn in annual climate finance

A recent South African Climate Finance Landscape report published by GreenCape and The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship has tracked R62.2bn in annual climate finance invested in SA for 2017 and 2018...

Issued by GreenCape 29 Jan 2021

International Green School opens its doors in SA

There's a new school on the block - or more specifically, on eight hectares near Paarl in the Cape Winelands...

By Shan Radcliffe 25 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Simple ways to accelerate business sustainability outcomes

Achieving the desired levels of sustainability has proven to be more challenging for many businesses since the onset of Covid-19...

By Kavita Pema 11 Jan 2021

Green Business Support Services Directory offers support to green entrepreneurs and SMMEs

Marielle Hurter, the water sector analyst of GreenCape, explains the purpose of the Green Business Support Services Directory as well as the types of support that can be found there...

Issued by GreenCape 21 Dec 2020

DiBiCoo project offering sustainable solutions for renewable energy in the biogas sector

Yaseen Salie, bio-energy analyst and DiBiCoo project lead at GreenCape, explains the latest innovations in the biogas sector as well as some of the goals and examples of the DiBiCoo project...

Issued by GreenCape 17 Dec 2020

2020: A year of pain - and possibility

As the year draws to its long-awaited end, now is the time to find common ground and embrace hope for the future...

By Amy Pieterse, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 14 Dec 2020

RSA-EU strategic partnership encourages and supports green economic recovery

Ambassador Riina Kionka, the head of the delegation of the European Union to South Africa, Ambassador Martin Schäfer, the German ambassador to SA, and Ambassador Aurélien Lechevallier, the French ambassador to SA, discuss the importance of investing in a green recovery for South Africa as well as the EU's projects in South Africa...

Issued by GreenCape 14 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: CSI & Sustainability

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's CSI & Sustainability site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020



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