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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY – Are you making this mistake in your home?

By: Fibre Circle 3 June 2022 GREEN ECONOMY

One of the biggest mistakes that people make in their homes, at schools and in their businesses is not separating wet and dry waste This is according to Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation of the paper and paper packaging sector, which is charged with promoting paper recycling awareness and encouraging consumers to separate paper products for recycling. “Recyclable paper…

Henley Business School is top in Southern Africa for Executive Education

Latest FT ranking puts Henley Business school in the top 20 worldwide for its executive education programmes and number one in Southern Africa in the combined rankings of custom and open executive education programmes HENLEY Business School’s executive education programmes are now in the top 20 in the world and first in Southern Africa, according to the Financial Times annual…

UFS Research Impacts Food Security Across Borders

[su_spacer size="20" class=""] Africa, North America, and now also Europe. With research in plant breeding, Prof Maryke Labuschagne is working on at least three continents to make an impact, contributing to food security in Africa under changing climate conditions that are causing increasing occurrence of heat and drought stress. “We have to breed crops that are climate-change resilient, and which…

Medicinal Mushrooms

What if I was to tell you that mushrooms could be so much more than just a mundane ingredient in your nana’s favourite pasta dish? Well, it’s true! The mushroom mania that has taken the world by storm is not because they’re such fun-guys, but rather because of their incredible medicinal properties.  Although psilocybe cubensis – also known as magic…

CloudSmiths Proudly Announces the Launch of their Salesforce Field Service Centre of Excellence in South Africa

CloudSmiths is partnering with Salesforce to launch its Centre of  Excellence for Salesforce Field Service. Field Service Management is a service solution that equips field teams and technicians with the tools they need to optimise their operations. CloudSmiths’ Future of Field Service event is set to take place on 14 June 2022. CloudSmiths is excited to announce its partnership with…

SolarAfrica Accelerates Growth Strategy with Three Key Staff Appointments

By: SolarAfrica 23 May 2022 GREEN ECONOMY

To successfully deliver on their growth strategy, SolarAfrica is committed to investing consistently in its people and workplace With the above mentioned in mind, SolarAfrica is pleased to announce the expansion of its team with three new staff appointments that reflect the company’s commitment to offering the most comprehensive expertise and insight to best serve their clients’ needs. With 13…

AI can make a profound difference to retail decisions

In today’s fast changing business landscape, data-driven insights are required to guide business to stay relevant In fact, this is very much the case in the property sector, and we are constantly aware of the need to not only bring quality tenants into our malls but to create spaces that continue to attract customers. As a result, Artificial Intelligence (AI)…

Zutari Offers its Expertise for Mandatory EPC Compliance for Buildings

[su_spacer size="20" class=""] According to new regulations for the mandatory display of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) of buildings, it is the responsibility of building owners to publicly display an EPC at the entrance of their buildings, within two years of the regulations coming into effect. The new regulations were promulgated in the Government Gazette on 8 December 2020. Given the…

Should Companies have a Moral Voice

By: Bowmans 9 May 2022 GREEN ECONOMY

[su_spacer size="20" class=""] In Response to the Ukrainian Crisis, What is the Social Responsibility of Business? By Ricci Hackner, Knowledge and Learning Lawyer: Corporate, Bowmans Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has us all morbidly glued to our screens. Never before has the control of information and finance in a war been as integral as the control of infrastructure and territory. Unprecedented…

Theranostics in the Fight Against Cancer

[su_spacer size="20" class=""] According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020, or nearly one in six. The most common cancers are breast, lung, colon, rectum, and prostate cancers. There is a constant need to provide methods to diagnose and treat cancer-related tumours.  Current research strategies…

Are You a Reducetarian?

Do you make it a habit to cut back on animal products? Have you been more pedantic when checking the ingredients on product labels lately? Are you eco-minded yet still struggling to give up certain foods? Move over veganism, vegetarianism, pescatarianism, flexitarianism… There’s a new kid on the food trends block, and it’s called reducetarianism. If you’re on the fence…

Buying Refurbished IT Equipment can Save You from the Global Chip Shortage

By: AST Recycling 26 April 2022 GREEN ECONOMY

The global ship shortage is causing a shortage of new PCs entering the market. But if you buy refurbished equipment, this won’t affect you The greatly publicised global chip shortage is a result of Covid-19 factory shutdowns and increased home use of PCs and other equipment at the same time. The shortage is affecting stocks of PCs and other equipment…