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Growthpoint plans to introduce more waste-to-soil plants in other areas of the country

Growthpoint launches a new green waste-to-soil initiative

Growthpoint Properties has launched an innovative pilot project that turns the large volumes of food waste generated by client businesses at its properties into compost. (more…)

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Lodewyk van der Zee, Senior Manager of Energy and Utilities at Vukile Property Fund

Vukile’s agile water-saving strategy cuts consumption at its shopping centres

Vukile Property Fund, the leading retail REIT, has cut the water use at its major shopping centres with its focused water-saving interventions. (more…)

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Growthpoint sponsors the NWU Solar Car team at Bridgestone World Solar Challenge taking place this month in Australia.

Growthpoint powers innovation with its NWU Solar Car team sponsorship

Pushing the boundaries of what is possible for alternative energy and engineering, Growthpoint Properties has announced that it is sponsoring the North West University’s Solar Car challenge team. (more…)

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ENGIE accelerates its development in the off-grid energy market by joining forces with Fenix, a pioneer in Africa’s Solar Home System market

ENGIE and Fenix announce that they have agreed on a transaction in which ENGIE will acquire  100% of Fenix International, a next-generation energy company, offering Solar Home Systems (SHS) in Africa. Founded in 2009, Fenix employs over 350 people and has its main activities in Uganda where it is the leading SHS player with more […]

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Table Bay

Table Bay Hotel brings R&R home to employees

The Table Bay is encouraging employees to embrace some “R&R”. Reuse and recycle is top of the hotel’s waste management agenda and a comprehensive training programme is currently underway to educate staff on “how”. The training programme forms part of The Table Bay’s concerted and ongoing efforts to inspire green consciousness amongst employees and set […]

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Anton Tjabring

SAVA welcomes Plasticomp as latest SMME member to join the association

Plasticomp cc has become the latest SMME to join the Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA). According to SAVA Chief Executive Officer, Delanie Bezuidenhout, Plasticomp has successfully satisfied the criteria for membership and has been accredited as a member and signatory to the association’s Product Stewardship Commitment (PSC). (more…)

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Jaguar Land Rover announces electric and hybrid models in South Africa in 2019

Jaguar Land Rover South Africa commits to electrified future

Jaguar Land Rover South Africa is committed to an electrified future, with its first all-electric and hybrid models arriving in South Africa from 2019. This forms part of the brand’s global goal of reducing emissions, as well as working towards its timetable of offering autonomous, connected electric vehicles. (more…)

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Fortune Magazine names GROHE in list of top companies changing the world

The US business magazine Fortune has included GROHE , the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings, in this year’s “Change the World” ranking. The list includes 50 international companies whose business strategies have a demonstrably positive impact on society. In their assessment, Fortune and its partners evaluated the quantifiable social benefit, economic viability and degree […]

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SANRAL monitoring Msikaba Vulture Colony

SANRAL monitors Cape Vulture colony

Recent environmental monitoring related to the construction of the Msikaba and Mtentu bridge haul roads found no evidence of disturbance to the Msikaba Cape Vulture Colony, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced recently. (more…)

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Dr Andrew Muir  of Wilderness Foundation Africa, Thomas Schaefer, Volkswagen Group South Africa with Rwandan President Paul Kagame at the Kwita Izina Ceremony

Volkswagen welcomes a new family member

A Mountain Gorilla is not what you would traditionally associate with Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) but when the Rwanda Development Board selected VWSA as a name giver for one of their newborn gorillas, VWSA gladly accepted. (more…)

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