Today, the Western Cape Government (WCG) in partnership with the Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC) hosted a virtual Gender Symposium. AllAfrica.com, 15 September 2020.
In The News
- The government is “looking at actions that will build a new, inclusive economy that creates employment and fosters sustainable growth”, President Cyril Ramaphosa wrote on Monday. Gray Maguire, Business Day, 26 August 2020.
|Business for South Africa (B4SA) has issued a call to action for corporate South Africa to undertake four actions to assist local procurement during the Covid-19 pandemic. |
Donna Slater, Engineering News, 31 July 2020.
The Ekurhuleni MMC for Water, Sanitation, and Energy, Tiisetso Nkentle, recently launched foot-operated handwashing facilities and distributed sanitiser in the Qalabotsha informal settlement, in Daveyton. Simphiwe Nkosi, Benoni City Times, 22 June 2020.
The Covid-19 crisis is presenting governments and businesses with an opportunity to accelerate the shift to a low-carbon economy that allows current and future generations to prosper. Wendy Dobson, Business Day, 22 June 2020.
The City of Ekurhuleni is working hard to ensure enough water is available in informal settlements.
MMC for Water and Sanitation Clr Tiisetso Nketle, together with representatives of the business alliance Business for South Africa and the National Business Initiative, donated hand washing units to families of Qalabosha Informal Settlement in Daveyton on June 10. Kempton Express, 15 June 2020.
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has increased its shareholding in coal and renewable energy company Exxaro Resources to just over 15%, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Exxaro stated in a stock exchange news service announcement on Monday.
|A South African innovation is helping people living in informal settlements access water to wash their hands… we can help place them in every community. GOODTHINGSGUY, 7 May 2020.|
As countries across the world grapple with the fallout from COVID-19, there is growing acknowledgment that the traditional linear approach to economic growth is no longer sustainable. Many experts believe that the crisis created by the coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity to embrace a new approach, and many countries are already taking active steps towards growing a circular economy. Department of Science and Innovation, 29 April 2020.