Fishing for the Future: Woolworths supports sustainable seafood

Woolworths May 8, 2024, 3:23 p.m.

The retailer is committed to the responsible sourcing and production of seafood for better food choices, thriving communities and healthy oceans.

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'Planet vs Plastic': Woolworths takes another bold step to sustainability

Woolworths April 26, 2024, 6:46 a.m.

The retailer is trialling the removal of plastic barrier bags, typically used for loose fruits and vegetables, from 12 of its stores.

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The sweet choice

Woolworths March 28, 2024, 6:58 a.m.

The irresistible allure of chocolate knows no boundaries, captivating taste buds across cultures and borders. What chocolate lovers don’t know, is that the tantalising world of chocolate conceals a complex …

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WOOLWORTHS PILOTS THE REMOVAL OF PLASTIC BARRIER BAGS FROM 12 STORES

Woolworths March 20, 2024, 9:29 a.m.

In support of the 2024 Earth Day theme “Planet vs Plastic”, Woolworths announced a 12-store trial to remove plastic barrier bags from its stores.

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DP World and Woolworths Introduce Africa's First Axle-Powered Refrigeration Trailer

Woolworths Jan. 30, 2024, 8:03 a.m.

This is a groundbreaking development in sustainability for the transportation industry on the continent.

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Woolworths is charting the path to a sustainable 2024 and beyond

Woolworths Jan. 25, 2024, 7:50 a.m.

The company is committed to working with suppliers and partners to create a more resilient, planet-positive and environmentally responsible future.

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“ESG is here to stay” – Prescient Investment Management releases 2023 Responsible Investing Report

wcc-admin Jan. 8, 2024, 8:15 p.m.

Cape Town, January 8th, 2024: Leading systematic investment firm, Prescient Investment Management (PIM), has released its Responsible Investing Report for 2023.

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Higher Education Insitiutions Must Take The Sustainablilty Lead in 2024

wcc-admin Dec. 15, 2023, 10:12 a.m.

Environmental and water sustainability are among the most pressing challenges of our time.

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South African corporate social investment grows to R11.8 billion in 2023

wcc-admin Dec. 4, 2023, 3:18 p.m.

South African companies spent an estimated R11.8 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in the 2023 financial year, according to corporate responsibility consultancy Trialogue’s latest research findings.

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Engen Boosts Mason Lincoln Special School's Hospitality Unit

Engen Oct. 25, 2023, 1:45 p.m.

Engen has once again stepped up to support Mason Lincoln Special School, an Umlazi-based institution supporting persons living with disability.

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Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa unveils a R12 million groundwater harvesting mega project

wcc-admin Oct. 24, 2023, 2:38 p.m.

19 OCTOBER 2023: Graaff-Reinet- Residents of drought stricken Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape, are set to receive a much-needed boost in their water supply.

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Explore Shoprite Holdings’ 2023 Integrated and Sustainability Reports

wcc-admin Oct. 17, 2023, 9:50 p.m.

We are pleased to share the 2023 Shoprite Holdings Integrated Report and Sustainability Report.

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Another Environmental Accolade:Sip, savour, sustain: Vergelegen toasts eco-friendly excellence award

wcc-admin Oct. 17, 2023, 6:25 p.m.

17 October 2023 - Vergelegen Wine Estate in Somerset West, renowned for its biodiversity initiatives, has received another environmental accolade: the Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices prize in the 2024 Best …

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WOOLWORTHS AND WWF SA CELEBRATE 15 YEARS OF PIONEERING PARTNERSHIP FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Woolworths Sept. 19, 2023, 11:43 a.m.

In an exciting milestone, Woolworths, a global leader in responsible retailing, and WWF South Africa marked a significant moment of collaboration, reaffirming their steadfast commitment to a shared vision of …

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WOOLWORTHS Invests in Eco Mannequins

Woolworths Aug. 15, 2023, 9:08 a.m.

To align with Woolworths’ vision of achieving ZERO packaging waste to landfill and its commitment to environmentally friendly practices, the retailer has made a significant investment in eco mannequins.

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Newly established entity, Rhiza Holdings, set to galvanise township development

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 7, 2023, 7:30 a.m.

Four organisations committed to creating sustainable development in townships across South Africa (SA) have consolidated under the newly established entity, Rhiza Holdings, primed to galvanise formidable change across the country.

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Catalyzing Sustainable Socio-economic Empowerment - By Bongani Ndlovu

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 7, 2023, 7:19 a.m.

South Africa is faced with many social ills that threaten the fabric of society. Many civil society organisations are engaged in various activities aimed at addressing these social challenges.

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Southern Sun and Miss Earth South Africa join forces to celebrate World Environment Day 2023

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 7, 2023, 12:21 p.m.

As Southern Sun continues with efforts to responsibly manage its environmental footprint, the group’s commitment was emphasised this World Environment Day by a community project undertaken with partner

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Marine Protected Areas: Together we can do more

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 25, 2023, 11:55 a.m.

Earlier this month over 60 delegates from various sectors, including private finance, insurance, government, community leaders, multilateral organisations, and Marine Protected Area (MPA) managers

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Creating a sustainable supply chain makes business and environmental sense

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 15, 2023, 9:21 a.m.

By Mark Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, SYSPRO EMEA & APAC More and more manufacturers are starting to shift their focus to the sustainability of their supply chains.

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Six Ways To Shape Lasting Change For 2023 And Beyond

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 9, 2023, 12:48 p.m.

With the chaos of January out of way, we are now well and truly settled into the rhythm and routine of a brand-new year. A new year is always a …

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Faber-Castell produces and uses its own renewable energies worldwide

info@klassikdigital.co.za Jan. 18, 2023, 10:30 a.m.

Stein, Germany – The company’s forest in Brazil, more recycled plastic as well as projects for green electricity and water

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This Transport Month Engen celebrates as more disabled persons obtain driver’s licences

Engen Oct. 28, 2022, 10:34 a.m.

Engen’s partnership with the Disability Economic Empowerment Trust (DEET) that assists persons with disabilities learn the skills needed to pass their learners and driver’s licenses continues to go from strength …

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Woolworths celebrates National Marine Month with the announcement that ALL their foodmarkets in SA

Woolworths Oct. 18, 2022, 2:11 p.m.

Woolworths celebrates National Marine Month with the announcement that ALL their food markets in South Africa and Africa stores are now single-use plastic shopping bags free.

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Vergelegen wine estate wins Eco-Hospitality and Tourism Award

info@klassikdigital.co.za Oct. 7, 2022, 12:01 p.m.

Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West is the proud winner of the Eco-Hospitality and Tourism category in the 2022 Eco-Logic Awards, taking home a beautiful blue glass trophy.

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Whole Earth Organic Farm helps you save the planet (and enrich your soil), one onion skin at a time.

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 15, 2022, 12:48 p.m.

Clean-up and recycle week takes place this week from 12 – 17 September and Johannesburg-based waste management company, Whole Earth Recycling, has just launched an innovative, new curbside food waste …

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Mr Price Group Integrated Sustainability Report

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 15, 2022, 12:33 p.m.

Mr Price Group continues to gain momentum, with the business making meaningful sustainable progress in the 2022 financial year.

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African Bank to host first ESD summit in Thembisa

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 2, 2022, 9:45 a.m.

Small and Medium sized businesses will benefit from information shared at African Bank’s inaugural Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) Summit being held this week on the 1 - 2 September at …

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Meet South Africa’s lowest cost bank account

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 31, 2022, 12:46 p.m.

Shoprite’s Money Market Account is now a full-fledged bank account. It already provides almost two million banked and unbanked customers the best deal on the market.

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Hello Future! Sustainable Urban Development and Green Neighbourhoods

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 28, 2022, 12:14 p.m.

More and more people are now choosing to live in the city. Worldwide, more than half of the entire population already lives in cities. And the trend continues to rise.

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WOOLWORTHS LAUNCHES ‘FOOD FOR THOUGHT’ PODCAST DEMYSTIFYING THE FOOD LANDSCAPE

Woolworths July 12, 2022, 11:18 a.m.

A new podcast series hosted by broadcast journalist Redi Tlhabi will give listeners key insights and a greater understanding of the major issues around the state of our food nation.

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SURVIVING ZERO IMPACT: MSC CRUISES PUBLICATES IT SUSTAINABILITY REPORT – 2021

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 8, 2022, 3:22 p.m.

Geneva, Switzerland – 8 June 2022 – MSC Cruises has chosen World Oceans Day to publish its 2021 Sustainability Report. While the past year has again been marked by the …

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THE MSC WORLD EUROPA SET STANDARDS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AT SEA AND ENHANCES MSC CRUISES

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 27, 2022, 7:16 a.m.

Saint Nazaire, France and Geneva, Switzerland – 23 May 2022 – As she enters the final stage of her construction process, MSC World Europa is set to become the greenest …

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WOOLWORTHS SOUTH AFRICA WINS ORACLE CHANGE AGENTS’ SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

Woolworths May 3, 2022, 5:31 p.m.

Woolworths South Africa was recently named a winner of the 2021 Change Agents Sustainability Award presented by Oracle.

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Standard Bank and Woolworths partner to successfully complete R600m sustainability funding deal

Woolworths March 31, 2022, 9:45 a.m.

23 March 2022, Johannesburg – Standard Bank has partnered with Woolworths Holdings Limited to successfully conclude the first sustainability-linked working capital facility in South Africa to the value of R600 …

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PURPOSE-LIVED, conversations with TSIBA Co-Founder and Chair

TSIBA Business School March 31, 2022, 9:34 a.m.

Since its inception in 2004, TSIBA Business School, based in Woodstock, Cape Town has worked to enable social justice and a bright future for young people.

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Purpose-Lived - Elixir to a Meaningful Life!

TSIBA Business School March 29, 2022, 12:33 p.m.

What is the value of one’s heart beat? What is the meaning of life? Do I matter? These are existential questions that people increasingly reflect on in light of the …

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Proudly South African calls on South Africans to rally behind localisation

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 11, 2022, 12:56 p.m.

“Recent events in Ukraine continue to disrupt global trade, underscoring the need to develop more robust local supply chains – which begins with boosting demand for local products to stimulate …

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Waste Not, Want Not (But First, Coffee!)

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 26, 2021, 9:34 a.m.

Bringing waste to the forefront (and fresh local coffee to your door), an ambitious South African start-up is helping to kickstart a sustainability habit where it needs to happen: at …

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Engen continues to fuel Gift of the Givers efforts to make a difference

Engen Nov. 26, 2021, 8:53 a.m.

Engen has committed a further R2 million worth of fuel to Gift of the Givers to help the non-governmental disaster response organisation bring hope and restore dignity to South Africa’s …

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Shoprite doubles its solar capacity, aims to power 25% of operations with renewable energy

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 15, 2021, 9:10 a.m.

The Shoprite Group aims to power 25% of its operations with renewable energy over the next five years and has added 22 new solar PV (photovoltaic) sites between February and …

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Packaging innovation is the solution to creating a circular economy

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 4, 2021, 6:11 p.m.

Manufacturers and retailers are looking to innovation to find sustainable solutions to replace single-use plastic.

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Spotlight on Vergelegen staff at Prestige Agri Awards

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 29, 2021, 8:45 a.m.

Vergelegen Wine Estate in Somerset West has a proud history of over 300 years of agriculture – so it’s fitting that several of the farm’s dedicated staff have been recognised …

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Engen provides oxygen relief to truck drivers

Engen Oct. 18, 2021, 8:42 a.m.

Long-distance truck drivers who need urgent medical attention can breathe easily after Engen recently handed over six oxygen concentrators to the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) Wellness Services to assist …

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WOOLIES CELEBRATES WORLD COTTON DAY WITH 100% RESPONSIBLY SOURCED MILESTONE

Woolworths Oct. 13, 2021, 5:09 a.m.

World Cotton Day is celebrated every year on 7 October, and this year’s theme is ‘Cotton for Good’.

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Nestlé launches RE Pilot Project empower informal waste reclaimers

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 27, 2021, 8:32 a.m.

Food-manufacturing company hosted the official launch of its RE pilot project in Tembisa, Gauteng on Saturday, 18th September 2021

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WOOLWORTHS PILOTS IN-STORE REUSABLE SHOPPING BAG COLLECTION

Woolworths Sept. 16, 2021, 9:29 p.m.

In the month of National Recycling Day and World Clean-up Day, Woolworths is expanding its reusable bag collection trial and introducing more recycling vending machines in selected stores.

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WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LOOKS TO THE FUTURE WITH BOLD SUSTAINABILITY GOALS

Woolworths Aug. 11, 2021, 7:15 a.m.

These new goals focus on traceability, transparency, circularity, diversity and inclusivity as well energy and carbon emissions.

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Slow Food promotes agroecology as the agriculture of the future

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 6, 2021, 1:02 p.m.

The Building Local Economies in East Africa Through Agroecology project is finished.

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Imperial creates value of over R200 billion over two years in Nigeria and South Africa

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 5, 2021, 8:37 a.m.

Imperial is pleased to advise that in F2019 and F2020, it created value of R146b and R98b for its stakeholders and communities in Nigeria and SA respectively, as confirmed by …

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NLC launches innovation hub to improve digital service offering

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 26, 2021, 10:08 a.m.

The need for a better, faster, more user-friendly, innovative and efficient way of meeting beneficiaries’ needs is behind the National Lotteries Commission’s (NLC’s) launch of a new Digital Innovation Hub …

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INMED LAUNCHES FIRST AQUAPONICS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 4, 2021, 7:32 p.m.

INMED Partnerships for Children, a global humanitarian development organisation, has announced the launch of its first INMED Aquaponics® Social Enterprise (INMED ASE) in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng.

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New label for certified regenerative farming announces first international pilot farms

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 10, 2021, 7:47 a.m.

Following the recent announcement of its newest label - Certified Regenerative by A Greener World (AGW) - the non-profit farm certifier has selected over 50 farms internationally to join the …

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R12.6 MILLION SET TO BE AWARDED TO FINALISTS IN SOCIAL INNOVATION AWARDS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 10, 2021, 7:13 a.m.

The SAB Foundation has announced the 17 finalists in its tenth annual Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards.

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New meaningful food certifications that brings peace of mind

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 13, 2021, 5:39 p.m.

Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) is a new food label that allows you to choose meat, milk and egg products that have been farmed with real …

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CHEP HELPS NON-PROFIT SCHOOL GO GREEN WITH NEW SOLAR SYSTEM

Christel House South Africa Dec. 14, 2020, 5:29 p.m.

Christel House South Africa, a non-profit school situated in Ottery, Cape Town, has received a generous donation of a new solar power system by CHEP, a leading international supply chain …

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Sustainable Development Goal 6 achieved at rural KwaZulu-Natal high school

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 6, 2020, 6:07 p.m.

According to the United Nations¹ (UN) more than 673 million people do not have access to a flushing toilet and two out of five people do not have a basic …

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Sustainability Summit 2020 - Free Registration: 1 - 3 December 2020

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 1, 2020, 6:50 p.m.

The Southern African Energy Efficiency Confederation (SAEEC) would like to invite you to attend Sustainability Week 2020 from 1-3 December, delegates will be able to take their virtual seats at …

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World Fisheries Day: Leading the sustainable fisheries sector

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 22, 2020, 4:56 p.m.

Safeguarding our fisheries is one of the most important environmental topics of our time. Recent research has alarmingly highlighted that more than two-thirds of the world's fisheries have been over-exploited …

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Kagiso Trust launches national survey for NGOs & COBs to understand community resilience

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 2, 2020, 10:31 a.m.

Kagiso Trust has launched a national survey to understand and learn the community resilience shown, as South Africans continue to deal with the socio-economic effects of Covid-19.

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Pro-bono advice for SA businesses in trouble due to lockdown

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 14, 2020, 7:26 p.m.

Financial and strategic advisory company, Fluence Capital, is now offering pro-bono support and guidance for South Africans facing the potential loss of their business due to the COVID-19 shutdown.

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Navigating the coronavirus pandemic: 10 tips for NPOs from Inyathelo

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 1, 2020, 6:19 a.m.

Many South African non-profit organisations (NPOs) are already on a precarious financial footing, and their financial future is even more uncertain given the coronavirus pandemic.

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Companies can now buy renewable energy in West Africa

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 4, 2020, 7:03 p.m.

For the first time companies operating in West Africa can purchase documented renewable energy. ECOHZ now offers green power documented by the International REC (I-REC) Standard. By purchasing I-RECs, companies …

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BEYOND CSR: EMBEDDING SUSTAINABILITY IN THE HEART OF BUSINESS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 29, 2020, 6:20 p.m.

1% for the Planet has called for companies to put sustainability and supporting the planet at the heart of their business by contributing to environmental nonprofits.

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WOOLWORTHS KICKS OFF THE NEW YEAR WITH AN INNOVATIVE COFFEE CUP RECYCLING PROGRAMME

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 24, 2020, 5:40 a.m.

After successful trials at the Woolworths Head Office and Garden Centre store, Woolworths has rolled out its new coffee cup recycling initiative to all Western Cape stores with cafés, coffee …

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