Login |  

*

ALL THE NEWS
Search Category: Sustainability
HEADLINES, Sustainability
,,,Keep food fresh, are natural, and sustainable. Whey to go!

Convenience foods are growing in popularity, and the food they contain is usually protected by films based on petrochemicals. Now researchers have not only developed a biomaterial from whey protein, they have also come up with a commercially viable method of producing multifunctional films on an industrial scale. From pre-packed Camembert to shrink-wrapped meat loaf – choosing the right packaging is a key issue in the food industry.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sustainability
From charcoal burner to tree enthusiast…

The picture of today is of Lloyd, an ex-charcoal burner who made a complete turn. He has been growing trees in his backyard for a few years now and got hold of us a few months ago in Livingstone.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Sustainability
Don't miss a highlight on the South African events calendar.

Named as International Responsible Retailer of the year in both 2008 and 2010, Woolworths are leaders in fostering successful sustainability programmes.   In addition, as head of this company's Good Business Journey (Sustainability Programme), Justin Smith is responsible for strategy, structure and integration across the business, as well as delivering on their many transformation, social development, environmental and climate change issues.
    Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sustainability
Make sure you don’t miss out…

Sustainability Week: Sandton Convention Centre takes place from 25 - 29 July 2012 and will feature:
• More than 100 Eco Product and Technology Exhibits
• 8 conferences (Book 1 or more modules of your choice below)
• The Green Home and Lifestyle Fair over the weekend
Don't miss out on one of the highlights on the South African events calendar. 
    Read More...




HEADLINES, Sustainability
Research shows why South Africans recycle… a sense of obligation, and need.

A recent study by BMi Research Consumer Division to test if consumer attitudes towards recycling had changed much showed that consumers at the higher end of the market still recycle out of obligation and those at the bottom end still do it for the financial rewards. It remains obvious that more recycling initiatives and consumer education is needed to make it second nature.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Sustainability
Make social media work for you in your campaigns.

In a digital age of social networking, information overload, time scarcity and virtual lives – it was inevitable that social media would become a key channel for sustainability professionals and companies hoping to spread their sustainability messages. Currently, there are approximately 4 745 920 Facebook users in the South Africa, according to this article, reprinted courtesy of Global Carbon Exchange - http://www.globalcarbonexchange.com/.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Sustainability
New technologies are making it easier to handle drinking water responsibly.

Clean drinking water and basic sanitation are human rights. Yet almost 780 million of the world‘s population still have no access to drinking water and some 2.6 billion people live without sanitary facilities. Water, though, is also an important economic factor: Today, agricultural and manufacturing businesses already use up more than four fifths of this precious commodity. And the demand for water continues to rise.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Sustainability
New vision for farming

South Africa’s Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu (80), revered around the world for his life-long fight against the oppression of people, became the first world leader yesterday to embrace our planet and all its inhabitants in a new vision for the future.


    Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sustainability
South African cities are working to be among those named as Smart Cities.

South Africa, in addition to being vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, is a major contributor to climate change through its heavy dependence on fossil fuels, particularly coal. Cities are recognised as major contributors to climate change as they are densely populated with high levels of consumption and energy-use.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sustainability
Greenpeace says ‘Learn from Fukushima’.

Greenpeace recently urged the South African government to learn from the lessons of Fukushima and to stop the use of nuclear in South Africa’s energy mix. A year after the Fukushima nuclear disaster thousands of Japanese are still reeling from the devastation and displacement as a result. This remains sad reminder that nuclear power is dangerous and will only lead South Africa to a deadly energy future. Article courtesy of SANGONeT - http://www.ngopulse.org/.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Sustainability
Can the telecom industry work for Africa business?

Africa is plagued by unreliable, intermittent and often non-existent access to electricity, especially in rural areas. This is a huge inconvenience and a big obstacle to economic development. Can mobile operators be the unlikely saviours, bringing power to the people in rural Africa, asks Peter Karaszi*?   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Sustainability
Launch of Project Power Save campaign.

The campaign, which is aimed at saving 45 megawatts from the national grid between February and the end of March, will see Elsat accredited installers visiting over 200 000 homes to replace incandescent and halogen light bulbs with energy efficient lamps.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Sustainability
Company takes digital approach to sustainability reporting.

 The Coca-Cola Company recently released its eighth system wide Sustainability Report, titled Reasons to Believe. In the Company's effort to increase transparency across its broad sustainability platform, this year's Report was created using stakeholder feedback and, for the first time, follows the disclosure and reporting requirements of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to achieve a self-declared grade level "B+."   Read More...



Page 5 of 5First   Previous   1  2  3  4  [5]  Next   Last   
Upcoming Events
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2011 by WeCanChangeOurWorld   Terms Of Use  Privacy Statement