Carbon Footprint

Hundreds of Amazon employees criticise firm’s climate stance

Hundreds of Amazon employees Sunday openly criticised the online retail giant's environmental record, in violation of the company's communications policy.

The good, the bad and the vegan

There’s a global push for people to become vegans, or at least eat less meat, to reduce their carbon footprint

Joburg scoops prestigious National Arbour City Award

The benefits of planting just one tree are far-reaching

SA is blowing its carbon budget

The numbers don’t add up as emissions from coal-fired power stations are allowed to grow

Cutting out meat and dairy and slashes your carbon footprint

New research from the University of Oxford says there’s little point in doing all the good things if you continue to consume dairy and meat products

Talking game-changers

Vodacom is the winner of the Energy Efficiency and Carbon Management Award, sponsored by ABB.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs