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Carbon reduction in construction – the time to act is now

South Africa’s construction industry has a pivotal role to play in helping the country meet its 2050 goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to...

New ‘green card’ to root out shady solar panel installers

AS increasing numbers of South Africans look to capitalise on renewable energy to reduce their household bills, the South African Photovoltaic Association (SAPVIA) is...

Developing new tech to drive our e-mobility future

By Yuri Ramsamy TRANSPORTATION is a major contributor to CO2 emissions globally, accounting for about 24% of total emissions come from this important sector. Of...

Automaker’s backing a big boost for community greening project

VOLKSWAGEN Group South Africa (VWSA) has established a partnership with Community Conservation Fund Africa (CCFA) in support of its “Greening the Community” initiative. CCFA...

Tighten ESG focus or face litigation

Litigation on Environmental, Social and Governance matters is rising in volume, both globally and domestically, but there are various steps that companies can take...

Solar powered streetlights for EC village

THIRTY solar powered streetlights will soon be helping to light up the most vulnerable parts of Cookhouse as part of a project to prevent...

Call for urgent action in the race to decarbonise

THE world can accelerate climate action and halve carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030, but it will require urgent and sustained action. That was the...

Rural pupils to get climate change, renewable energy message

PUPILS in remote communities of the Western, Northern and Eastern Cape will be educated on renewable energy and climate change awareness. This is thanks to...

Buffalo City buy-back centre tackles littering, dumping crisis

CALL-2-Action, a partnership between business and government in the Buffalo City Metro, recently launched the Southernwood Buy-Back Centre. The initiative of the Border-Kei Chamber of...

A way to go green without going broke

MANY businesses are aware of the importance and cost saving benefits of reducing their energy consumption, but one of the biggest barriers to wider...

Infrastructure heavyweight amps up ESG efforts

GLOBAL infrastructure consulting firm AECOM has launched Sustainable Legacies, its strategy for reaching ambitious environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives. CEO Troy Rudd said this...

Plastic recycling heavyweights sign sustainability pledge

THE South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO) and MyPlas have become the latest signatories of Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), an international stewardship programme designed...

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R70bn green ammonia plant mega boost for NMB

IN what promises to be a significant economic boost for the Eastern Cape, a giant green ammonia export plant valued at $4.6 billion (R70...

Mayoral delegation updated on R1.2bn Gqeberha auto plant upgrade

NELSON Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Eugene Johnson visited Isuzu Motors South Africa’s Manufacturing plant recently to preview the R1.2-billion investment which will see the...

MOU signals EV focus for SA’s auto supply chain

THE Automotive industrial Development Centre Eastern Cape (AIDC EC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS). According...