News and updates from the continent


Nedbank goes green to boost renewable energy

Nedbank goes green to boost renewable energy

Dec 1, 2015

Recognised as one of the first green, carbon-neutral banks, Nedbank is passing its sustainability philosophy on to its clients.

Biodiversity Indaba: Inclusivity, equitable sharing of benefits

Biodiversity Indaba: Inclusivity, equitable sharing of benefits

Dec 1, 2015

Biodiversity Economy Indaba commits to equitable sharing of benefits between the private sector and communities; promotes sustainable use of biological resources and socio-economic and livelihood support.

Renewables are not enough; nuclear solutions ready to roll

Renewables are not enough; nuclear solutions ready to roll

Nov 4, 2015

Blees: “In order to mitigate against climate change and make environmental preservation a priority globally, there must be a move to eliminate the burning of fossil fuels.”

24 Hours of Reality webcast event broadcast from Paris

24 Hours of Reality webcast event broadcast from Paris

Oct 29, 2015

Together with former US Vice President and Climate Reality Chairman Al Gore, South Africans will add their voices to the global chorus demanding climate action.

DEA celebrates 20 years of Working for Water

DEA celebrates 20 years of Working for Water

Oct 29, 2015

Since the inception of the WfW programme in 1995, the family of Natural Resource Programmes have together created more than 227 100 person-years of employment across South Africa.

Eco-mobility, public transport on GBCSA agenda

Eco-mobility, public transport on GBCSA agenda

Oct 29, 2015

Organisers of the country’s top sustainability event, the Green Building Council South Africa, have convened a panel of experts to discuss eco-mobility in South Africa’s cities and the search for sustainable transport solutions.