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Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment Trust

June 2020 saw Omni HR formalise its partnership with the WYE Trust, after working in partnership with the organisation since its inception in 2018...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 13 hours ago

The human cost of Chinese cotton: how does it impact SA?

A recent report detailed how ethnic minority labourers in the Xinjiang region in China - which produces 20% of the world's cotton - are forced to pick cotton by hand through state-mandated schemes...

13 hours ago

#WeChoose campaign to help hundreds of liquor traders rebuild

A total of R200m in stock replenishments, cash and marketing support is being provided by Diageo...

1 day ago

FAO DG outlines 'Four Betters' approach in transforming agri-food systems

FAO director-general Qu Dongyu recently delivered the keynote lecture at Italy's Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, saying a holistic redesign of the world's agri-food systems...

1 day ago

Plastic is part of the carbon cycle and needs to be included in climate calculations

Plastic pollution and climate change are two prominent environmental issues of our time...

By Xia Zhu 1 day ago

SU building first in SA to receive Electrical Performance Certificate

Stellenbosch University's Admin B building is the first building in the SA to receive an A rating for electrical consumption of 48kWh per m²...

1 day ago

NGOs warn latest budget will have bad outcomes for education

Section27 and Equal Education (EE) say that although more funds have been allocated to education in the latest budget, funding for basic education in real...

By Marecia Damons 26 Feb 2021

UCT GSB MBA alumnus receives international recognition for social impact work

UCT GSB MBA alumnus Alforde Charumbira has been honoured in the AACSB's Influential Leaders challenge...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 26 Feb 2021

Wetskills Water Challenge gets under way

Students and young professionals around the world have converged to take part in the Wetskills Water Challenge. The programme aims to enhance...

26 Feb 2021

In Kenya, electric fences protect forests from human destruction

What can stop wandering elephants, illegal logging and protect sources of water? Kenyan environmental group Rhino Ark Trust says electric fences. Lots of them...

By Edwin Waita 26 Feb 2021

SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform

Inmed Aquaponics Social Enterprise is among the first to receive capital through Mondelez International's new impact investing platform Sustainable Futures...

25 Feb 2021

Women inch towards equal legal rights despite Covid-19 risks, World Bank says

Women gained legal rights in nearly 30 countries last year despite disruption due to Covid-19, but governments must do more to ease the disproportionate burden...

By Sonia Elks 25 Feb 2021

Thinking of going renewable? Here's how to assess which option is best for your business

It is no secret that South Africa's energy crisis poses a threat to almost every industry in the country. However, we are past the point of highlighting government...

By Deepak John 24 Feb 2021

How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change

Our cities, designed for one set of climatic ranges, are increasingly "out of place" as average temperatures rise. The days above 40°C and nights above 30°C are...

By Cameron Tonkinwise and Abby Mellick Lopes 24 Feb 2021

D&AD Shift partners with Google to help secure jobs for diverse creative talent

Education charity D&AD and Google have announced a new partnership that aims to uncover, support and help secure jobs for diverse creative talent...

23 Feb 2021

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

Concern over rich-poor divide seen on the increase during pandemic

People have become more concerned about the gap between rich and poor during the coronavirus pandemic, especially the young...

By Matthew Lavietes 23 Feb 2021

Share of R1m up for grabs for NPOs in Nedbank Private Wealth Innovation Awards

Two South African non-profit organisations (NPOs) stand the chance to win a share of R1m for showing how they innovated and used technology...

22 Feb 2021

P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in Africa

P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

22 Feb 2021



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