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Improving South Africa's food security

Unathi Mhlatyana, MD at McCain Foods South Africa, unpacks the results of the 2020 Global Food Security Index report...

By Unathi Mhlatyana 16 hours ago

Pieter-Dirk Uys to open Artfluence Human Rights Fest with keynote address

Pieter-Dirk Uys will open the inaugural Artfluence Human Rights Festival with a keynote address at 3pm on 5 May 2021...

19 hours ago

Cape Town fire: Vodacom donates R3m towards relief efforts

Vodacom announced that it has donated R3m towards relief efforts to help the people impacted by a runaway fire in Cape Town at the weekend...

1 day ago

Nestlé becomes first FMCG company to join Polyco

Nestlé is the first food manufacturer and brand owner to join the Polyolefin Responsibility Organisation, a not-for-profit industry body focused on reducing the amount of used polyolefin plastic packaging waste...

1 day ago

Mattel reveals carbon-neutral Tesla made from recycled materials

The Tesla Roadster die-cast vehicle is made from 99% recycled materials to serves as a brand blueprint for the future...

1 day ago

Appealing to the rational individual in a climate crisis: Why we need to take ownership of our planet

On our educational platform, consumers are rewarded with a piece of the Planet Meta business for learning about our environmental impact and acting responsibly in this narrative of life on Earth...

Issued by Planet Meta 1 day ago

Restonic SA donates pillows, beds to help frontline healthcare workers

Restonic SA has donated pillows and beds valued at R60,000 in total to 300 frontline healthcare workers at Tembisa Provincial Tertiary Hospital to help them get better sleep...

1 day ago

Emergency relief efforts for Rhodes Memorial, UCT fire under way - here's how to help

Emergency relief efforts are under way in Cape Town after a runaway fire destroyed parts of the Rhodes Memorial restaurant and caused unknown damage to...

By Sindy Peters 2 days ago

Amended plastic bag regulations published for implementation

Amendments to South Africa's Plastic Carrier Bags and Plastic Flat Bags Regulations have been published in the Government Gazette for implementation...

2 days ago

Unpacking the effectiveness of SA legislature in trying to reinvent the EPR wheel

Government's rationale for extending the EPR scope is predominantly informed by the historic approach which has been at play in the market until now, under voluntary industry-driven schemes...

By Garyn Rapson, Paula-Ann Novotny and Emma Bleeker 2 days ago

2021 African Circular Economy Alliance: Giving waste a second chance

Decreasing plastic waste and enhancing plastic recycling remains a focus area for South Africa, according to forestry, fisheries and environment minister Barbara Creecy...

2 days ago

Smarties celebrates sustainable packaging milestone with artist collab

Earlier this year, Nestlé Smarties globally announced its switch to 100% recyclable paper packaging. The sustainable packaging solution was introduced to the South Africa market in March...

16 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Professor Elain Vlok of the Clover Mama Afrika Trust

Celebrating its 16th year in operation, Clover Mama Afrika earlier this year revealed its new logo - a refreshment of its corporate identity that serves to reinforce its African roots while celebrating its strong, fearless 'mamas'...

By Sindy Peters 16 Apr 2021

Sappi hands over Typek paper to support education in KZN

At a small function held at the Sappi Shaw Research Centre in Tweedie near Howick on 13 April 2021, the Department of Education, represented by the HOD Dr Enock Nzama, received 3,000 boxes of Sappi Typek for distribution to schools in KZN...

Issued by Sappi 16 Apr 2021

Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa

Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme has equipped 2 million women entrepreneurs in Africa...

15 Apr 2021

Heineken sets goal to be carbon neutral in production by 2030

Heineken has stated a new ambition to decarbonise its production by 2030 and its full value chain by 2040...

15 Apr 2021

UKZN Centre for Creative Arts, Netherlands Embassy to present inaugural Artfluence Human Rights Arts Fest

In partnership with the Embassy of the Netherlands, the University of Kwazulu-Natal's (UKZN) Centre for Creative Arts will present the inaugural Artfluence Human Rights Arts Festival from Wednesday, 5 May to Saturday, 8 May 2021. The festival will be held online and focus on arts, constitution and democracy.

15 Apr 2021

Environmental management plan published for adoption

A plan to mitigate the environmental impact of LandCare projects has been published by the minister of forestry, fisheries and the environment...

15 Apr 2021

CRDC SA receives $100k Dow award to scale up Resin8 production

The Center for Regenerative Design and Collaboration South Africa (CRDC SA) has won a Dow Business Impact Fund Award worth $100,000...

15 Apr 2021



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