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CAN DO cleans up the SA West Coast

Intrepid social change adventurers, Michael Baretta and Camilla Howard, have walked 500 km thus far to reach the deserted shores of the West Coast. This trek forms part of their 3 000 km hike, part of the 3000km CAN DO! Trekking for Trash...

CAIA Responsible Care report for 2012 released

The Chemical and Allied Industries Association (CAIA) launched its2012Responsible Care Performance Report. This is the sixth year that this report forms part of CAIA’s business portfolio. The report is aimed at increasing transparency in the...

Top green award for Vodafone centre

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) has presented mobile communications company Vodacom with the Highest Scoring Green Star Project 2008- 2012 for its Vodafone Site Solution Innovation Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg.The building was...

CoP11 report focuses on sustainable urban development

Urbanisation continues unabated with a stronger impetus in developing countries. According to Kobie Brand of the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) in Cape Town, “With more than 60% of the world projected to be urban...

The seven pillars of sustainability

At last year’s 75th IMESA Conference, when addressing the topic of the future of municipal engineering in South Africa, I identified what I referred to as the ‘Seven Pillars of Sustainability’. These can be listed as follows: 1.    morals and...