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Unilever works to eliminate fossil fuels from homecare products

Consumer goods giant Unilever is investing in technology to help it to transition away from fossil fuel-derived chemicals in its homecare products by 2030...

21 hours ago

'Plastic-free' fashion is not as clean or green as it seems

The fashion industry has seen a rise in "green", "eco" and "sustainable" clothing. This includes an increase in the use of natural fibres, such as wool, hemp, and cotton...

By Thomas Stanton and Kieran Phelan 2 days ago

How Covid-19 catalysed collective, cooperative philanthropy in SA

The Independent Philanthropy Association of South Africa will from 3-4 November host a virtual philanthropy symposium to encourage South African and global foundations to share their experiences from the Covid-19 pandemic...

2 days ago

JumpStart programme wins MTN Award for Social Change

Primary school mathematics education and youth employment programme JumpStart has been awarded the MTN Award for Social Change...

2 days ago

Mitigation and the South African carbon tax

The very first period for filing of carbon tax returns opened on 1 October 2020, and will close on 29 October, at 3pm, after which penalties for late submissions will apply. During that limited timeframe, carbon taxpayers are required to file their initial environmental levy (carbon tax) accounts and pay carbon tax on their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions between 1 June and 31 December 2019...

By Andrew Gilder 1 day ago

New report highlights role of nature-based solutions in post-Covid-19 recovery

In cities, where the majority of South Africans live and which have been severely impacted upon by Covid, there are many nature-based solutions...

3 days ago

#SUSASummit: Vivienne Ming says "AI makes better humans"

These are the highlights of Vivienne Ming's talk at the SingularityU South Africa 2020 Summit...

3 days ago

"Massive" oil spill in Umbilo River

Crude oil has been spilling into the Umbilo River from a Transnet pipeline in the Bellair area, Durban...

By Nokulunga Majola 3 days ago

#ConsciousLiving: How Palesa Pads is helping SA's girls stay in school

WATCH: To date, Palesa Pads has helped over 5,000 girls access affordable, eco-friendly reusable sanitary pads so they don't have to miss a day of school while on their period...

By Sindy Peters 20 Oct 2020

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