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Developed countries urged to revisit climate change targets
Developed countries urged to revisit climate change targets

The 30th Basic Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change has urged developed countries to revisit their climate change mitigation targets while also urging them to provide support to developing countries...

9 hours ago

#YouthMatters: Celebrate youthful diversity this June on Biz
#YouthMatters: Celebrate youthful diversity this June on Biz

Join us to honour the contribution of South African youth making a difference to business in our region. Nominees will stand a chance to be featured as top-story news in Bizcommunity's month-long #YouthMatters focus...

3 days ago

Company News
Operation Phakisa - accelerating the implementation of solutions critical to development

With almost 4000kms of coastline, South Africa is uniquely placed to harness the potential of marine economy. As a focus from driving economic growth, the government's Operation Phakisa Programme looks to build focus sectors while securing valuable marine resources...

By Jessie Taylor, Issued by Topco Media 4 hours ago

How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industry

In spite of past initiatives in many parts of the world to increase their participation in the construction industry at all levels, women remain a minority...

By Richard Jimoh, Amina Nna Adamu, Luqman Oyekunle Oyewobi and Paul A. Bajere 8 hours ago

Hollywood stars, HSI partner in #SaveRalph production to ban animal testing

Humane Society International has partnered with Hollywood filmmakers and stars to produce Save Ralph, a stop-motion animated short film that aims to end cosmetic testing on animals around the world...

3 days ago

#BehindtheMask: Justice Tootla, managing director of Averda

Justice Tootla hopes to make a practical contribution to saving the environment for future generations by using technology to help organisations manage their waste responsibly...

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthy

A stable ecosystem of organic matter is the key to improving agricultural yields in the surrounding farmland and fighting climate change...

By Michele Francis 3 days ago

Target to spend more than $2bn with Black-owned businesses by 2025

Target will add products from more than 500 Black-owned businesses across its multi-category assortment and increase its spend with more Black-owned companies...

8 Apr 2021

Climate change will be more disruptive than the Covid-19 pandemic

The strong consensus of opinion in the scientific community is that the climate is changing, and global temperatures are rising...

By Lisa Pines 8 Apr 2021

Finish renews partnership with WWF, donates R2.5m to support water conservation

Dishwasher detergent brand Finish is donating R2.5m between 2020 and 2021 to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to support water conservation...

8 Apr 2021

Unemployed graduate? Become a mentor for JSE Investment Challenge

Through its flagship CSI programme, the Investment Challenge, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is giving unemployed graduates the chance to become mentors or catalyst teachers as part of their personal development, while giving back to their communities...

7 Apr 2021

Unleashing the power of the collective: Relay effort needed to solve youth unemployment

The pandemic has picked an existing wound in our country's socio-economic skin. Stats SA recently reported that the youth unemployment rate in the country had increased...

By Nkosinathi Mahlangu 7 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: Crowd-sourced safety platform SOSS steps up in fight against GBV

Looking to help curb the number of GBV cases and assist those at risk, Thabo Nonkenge and his business partners have developed SOSS...

By Sindy Peters 7 Apr 2021

2 vital tools for carbon tax compliance

While businesses only need to calculate their liability and submit their carbon tax return once a year, compliance with the Carbon Tax Act itself is not a once-off accomplishment, nor is it as difficult to achieve as some organisations think...

By Eckart Zollner 7 Apr 2021

CAFSA launches Validate4Good to help NPOs become eligible for funding

Research by the CAFSA has revealed that some NPOs, while rendering critical services, don't have the compliance resources or expertise to be deemed grant ready...

7 Apr 2021

Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measures

Easter is the biggest chocolate-buying time of the year. But who's really paying for the cost of that chocolate?

By John Dumay and James Guthrie 6 Apr 2021

Environmental plan for construction of SKA published

The amendments include the acknowledgement of the declaration of portions of the SKA site as the Meerkat National Park; the increase in the size of the land core area...

6 Apr 2021

New scholarship to support doctors' certification in Lifestyle Medicine

Infinite Foods is launching a new scholarship programme to support medical practitioners in Africa to be certified in Lifestyle Medicine...

1 Apr 2021

Sustainability, it's in the details

Small wins across a wide range of areas can have a big impact...

By Mai Youssef 31 Mar 2021



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