sustainable development

 
Conscious capital is critical to future-proofing Africa
Conscious capital is critical to future-proofing Africa
If the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) has the potential to ring in a new era of social progress and strengthened societies, we need to...
China's overfishing of Africa: The lure and the lies
China's overfishing of Africa: The lure and the lies
Before the arrival of fishmeal factories in the Gambia, Musa Duboe would catch red snapper and barracuda to be sold at the local market. But his...
Sasol creates economic opportunities for its neighbours
Sasol creates economic opportunities for its neighbours
The Sasol Envirobox Programme: Environmental Education and Training for Sustainable Development provides environmental education and training for...
Sustainable transport key to sustainable development
Sustainable transport key to sustainable development
South Africa’s transport sector contributes 17% to the country’s gross domestic product and creates almost 30% of formal employment, which is...
How development banks can 'shift the trillions'
How development banks can 'shift the trillions'
The number of people living in cities will double, but urbanisation can have a positive impact on development, contributing to innovation and job...
Celebrating excellence in science, engineering, technology, innovation
Celebrating excellence in science, engineering, technology, innovation
The 20th annual National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards were held on June 28 2018. These are the “Science Oscars”,...
Not even WWIII could stop surge in population
Not even WWIII could stop surge in population
The world's population is growing so fast that even draconian restrictions on childbirth, pandemics or a third world war would still leave too many...
South Africa comes last in sustainable development index
South Africa comes last in sustainable development index
South Africa has been given last place in a study measuring the long-term ­sustainable development of 31 countries, despite three African...
Green growth could give SA competitive advantage
Green growth could give SA competitive advantage
The external costs of dirty growth and energy are ignored in current gross domestic product (GDP) calculations. A greener path would take away this...
Investors gamble by ignoring climate constraints
Investors gamble by ignoring climate constraints
This is the conclusion of a report by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. A comprehensive look at what global investors are thinking, it found...
Global change: Delivering on Earth's promise
Global change: Delivering on Earth's promise
'Life has been around for 3.5-billion years and we have been around for 200 000. As we have become a force of nature, so has the extinction...
Economists welcome SA's IMF donation
Economists welcome SA's IMF donation
On Tuesday the treasury announced that South Africa had committed $2-billion (about R16.58 billion) to an International Monetary Fund "firewall",...

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