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Assets, wealth revolution on the go

Financiers are ‘impact investing’ by shifting their support to investment products that prioritise environmental, social and governance issues

Review: ‘Planet of the Humans’ is a mess. You should watch it

The new documentary on the future of our planet, executive produced by Michael Moore, fails on a number of fronts. But believers in green growth could still learn from it.

The green economy – a win-win strategy for South Africa

On a provincial level, programmes such as Gauteng’s The Innovation Hub are helping to create green economic growth

Selfish green commuters annoy Parisians

Paris is pushing back against the dominance of the car

What is social innovation, and why does it matter?

Thinking about how to approach challenges as opportunities is as crucial to social causes as it is to startups and big business

Community Conservation and Resilience

Winner: Aller River Pilot Project

Innovation in construction

Winner: Rammed Earth House

​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs

The UFS now has 156 NRF-rated researchers and five Sarchi Research Chairs

Youth participation in the green economy

The green economy has great potential to create employment

Future of employment glows green

Though the sector's job creation could outstrip mining, lack of capital and skills is an impediment.

Green economy: Humanity’s long, slow suicide

The much-vaunted green economy is an illusion that hides that nothing much has changed, says Jeff Rudin.

UK green bank extends R1bn in loans to clean projects

Britain's Green Investment Bank is the world's first bank solely focused on lending to clean energy projects.

Green growth could give SA competitive advantage

By embracing a cleaner energy path not only will the country be able to catapult ahead of others, but it will also be able to create jobs.

Green labelling gets red light

A plan to alert consumers to ecofriendly products has ended with the closure of a government agency, writes Fiona Macleod.

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