South Africa has experienced significant water shortages since 2014, with heavy restrictions still in place in many parts of the country. IOL, 22 March 2020.
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The National Business Initiative (NBI) hosted a dialogue on Vision 2050, diving into roles and opportunities for business to help unlock the transformations that are needed to allow over 9 billion people to live well, within planetary boundaries by mid-century. WBCSD, 12 March 2020.
ANALYSIS | Young and unemployed in SA: What’s being done, what’s working, and what’s still a barrier
Zyaan Davids Anter looks at pockets of progress being made in creating jobs for young people.
Minister Barbara Creecy leads South Africa’s delegation during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP25 in Spain. All Africa, 8 December 2019.
H.E. Swiss Ambassador to South Africa, Dr. Nicolas Bruehl, presented the HTMi Certificates to the first cohort of Apprentices, who successfully completed the dual system apprenticeship programme in leading hotels in Johannesburg. HTMi, November 2019. HTMi, November 2019.
Establishing the best methods to tackle climate change is one of the key challenges facing South Africa today. To inform these decisions, a suite of tools have been developed known as ‘Integrated assessment models’ (IAMs). These models are used to answer central questions about climate change, from how the world could avoid 1.5C of global warming at the lowest cost, through to the implications of countries’ current pledges to cut emissions. Read more about this initiative here.
|The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB), through its involvement in the Embedding Project, has been recognised in the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International’s (AACSB) annual 2019 Innovations That Inspire challenge. UCT News, 4 July 2019.|
|Water availability is one of the biggest threats facing South Africa’s people and businesses. 46% of municipalities cannot fulfill their water and waste mandate. To fix SA’s water crisis – this is where we need to start. Listen to NBI’s Alex McNamara discussing strategies on how to fix SA’s water crisis. Daily Maverick, 13 June 2019.|