NEWS

  • South Africa's state owned companies: a complex history that's seldom told
    on July 19, 2019 at 7:05 am

    Eskom and Iscor were formed to feed the railway network’s need for cheap electricity and steel. Shutterstock</span>The problems of South Africa's state owned enterprises are in the headlines every day. Yet many have existed for over 80 years.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • South Africa's carbon tax matters - for the economy and tackling climate change
    on July 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

    South Africa’s agriculture and food production industries are exempt from the carbon tax - for now. Shutterstock</span>Carbon tax is likely to be an effective way of mitigating greenhouse gas emissions, which lead to climate change and have negative consequences for human life. But the carbon tax that's been introduced in South Africa could cost jobs, unless people acquire skills that can be used in sectors that are not carbon-intensive.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • 3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
    on July 18, 2019 at 11:18 am

    "In an age of radical transparency, your internal culture is your brand. Time to take action!" proclaims the headline from Trendwatching.com.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • New solar panel research to address SA's growing energy challenges
    on July 17, 2019 at 10:41 am

    The University of the Free State (UFS) in South Africa and Ghent University in Belgium has conducted research on a new transparent solar panel which could provide power cheaply from the sun to homes, factories and cities. It is envisaged that the technology will take about a decade to refine and implement.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Vast subsidies keeping the fossil fuel industry afloat should be put to better use
    on July 16, 2019 at 8:58 am

    Shutterstock</span>Capitalism has often been identified as the underlying cause of the climate crisis. A leading voice on the subject is Naomi Klein, one of the climate movements most influential thinkers, whose seminal book on climate change was subtitled Capitalism vs. the Climate. She is one of many voices identifying capitalism as the cause of climate change.Read more... | Send to a friend […]