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Image: Environmental Affairs educates consumers Z-Card selected to carry the message

The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning has again made use of PocketMedia Solution’s compact Z-Card to generate awareness and educate community members. This time its message is all about green living.

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ALL THE NEWS , HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Warnings about claims

Google “greenwashing” and the proliferation of sites educating and warning consumers about false “environmentally-friendly” claims, and blacklisting offending companies and products, shows that companies can no longer hide behind a green PR-spun façade prettily erected around their products and services.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Avis wins climate change award Leadership in Corporate Services Category

At the second annual Climate Change Leadership Award (CCLA) ceremony, an initiative of Lead SA, Avis Rent a Car was acclaimed winner of the Corporate Services category.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Energy, Minerals, Industrial category win

Retail marketing specialists, Barrows, were winners at this year’s Climate Change Leadership Awards, in the ‘Energy, Minerals, and Industrial’ category.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Masuga eco-paper launched

Global pulp and paper producer, Sappi, has come up with an environmentally sound new paper solution that combines the natural look of uncoated paper with the smoothness of a coated grade.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: A GreenPop ‘treevolution’ BOS Ice Tea green Cape Town

BOS Ice Tea has joined forces with GreenPop to plant trees in under-greened areas in and around Cape Town.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Access to safe drinking water in Ghana

GENEVA - Green Cross International (GCI) and Giorgio Armani are partnering to promote access to safe drinking water through GCI’s Smart Water for Green Schools project in Ghana.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Gauntlet thrown down to media industry

The bigFIG (digital) and Africa Geographic (print) partnership has thrown down the gauntlet to South Africa’s media and publishing industry: “We will plant more than 2500 indigenous trees in 2011,” declared bigFIG CEO Simon Espley at a recent tree-planting exercise. “And we will match or better this number in the years going forward.” What is your business doing to mitigate its carbon footprint, was his challenge?   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Food & Trees for Africa receives aid

Thanks to donations from kulula fans, kulula has raised R1 million in aid of Food & Trees For Africa (FTFA). This social enterprise uplifts communities across the Southern African region through its award-winning greening initiatives.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Get rid of your jeans for good Recycle jeans for the environment

Continuing its tradition of commitment to sustainability, Levi Strauss South Africa encouraged consumers to be kinder to the environment by recycling their jeans while giving back to the community.

 


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ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Accolades for Avis’ sustainability efforts

Avis’ sustainability efforts were recognised at this year’s Imvelo Responsible Tourism awards when it was selected as a finalist in three out of the four categories it entered, namely Best Social Involvement Programme, Best Single Resource Management Programme (Water) and Best Overall Environmental Management System. 

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Environment & Bio-diversity, COMPANY NEWS , ALL THE NEWS
Imperial Logistics invests in zero emission cooling technology

Johannesburg, 22 November 2009 – Perishable goods distributors, Fast’nFresh, which falls under the umbrella of IMPERIAL Logistics Refrigerated Services has taken delivery of three ecoFridge fitted trailers and a rigid body truck.   Read More...




Environment & Bio-diversity, Skills Development, Social & Community
Cargo Carriers paves the way in logistics

Sustainability is gaining traction as the world begins to take more notice of carbon emissions and its impact on the environment.   Read More...




Environment & Bio-diversity, Social & Community
Helping to develop a sustainable solution

Changing consumer patterns, fuelled by fragmented media, greater product choice and lifestyle changes, combined with environmental and social changes are keeping marketers on their toes. Companies that can adapt to this new landscape the fastest will be the ones that win.     Read More...




Environment & Bio-diversity
Main challenges to counter effects of corporate greenwashing

“Sustainability in Africa is much more complex than in other markets where it has really become just about environmental management."   Read More...




Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Recycled Billboard Bags ADreach Goes Eco-chic

Demonstrating its green conscience, The ADreach Group is donating used Supalite skins to Bloomin’ Bags for recycling into a high quality range of unique and trendy bags.   Read More...




Environment & Bio-diversity

It’s coming up to that time of year again where Collect-a-Can will embark on their eco-friendly, record-breaking mission to get into the Guinness World RecordsTM Book for collecting the most cans in a single month. The record attempt happens every year in October and this year Collect-a-Can will not only be encouraging schools to help them break their record, as has been the case in previous years, but would like to encourage organisations within the community to join in as well. Participants will not only become a part of history by joining this initiative but will also stand the chance to win some great prizes.     Read More...




Environment & Bio-diversity

ZOOM Advertising was South Africa’s first ad agency to offset its carbon footprint.  And now the agency has taken this to another level by measuring the impacts of its television and photographic shoots too.

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Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: An innovative new bottle Backsberg wines Tread Lightly

Zoom further honed its green credentials by helping Backsberg, the first SA winery to achieve carbon neutral status, to again make history. The project was the launch of the first certified wines in South Africa to be sold in Mondi’s innovative, light* PET soft bottle.    Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Agriculture/Food, Food security , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Exemplary environmental credentials

Dr Paul Clüver, Capespan chairman and owner of Paul Clüver Wines,has been awarded The Drinks Business Lifetime Achievement Green Award at a ceremony in London on 11 February.   Read More...



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