Hitachi Energy provides highly secure, always-on connectivity to enable grid modernization and advanced smart city applications

The compact TRO610 industrial wireless router increases field asset and application visibility to enable greater grid stability and enhanced customer services

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Standardising Sustainability Reporting: Key Opportunities and Challenges

Sustainability reporting has dramatically shifted in the past few years. No longer considered simply a ‘green issue’, sustainability has moved beyond basic corporate social reporting toward a more quantitative-driven narrative anchored in sound data. This has brought with it an increased focus on regulated and standardised guidelines Karien Erasmus, Senior Manager of Sustainability at BDO South Africa.

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COP27 provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to lay foundations for Africa’s clean energy future

The climate change conference COP27 offers a unique opportunity to increase energy access and lay the foundations for decarbonisation across Africa, but wealthy nations must deliver on their climate finance pledges to unlock the continent’s potential, according to a new report.

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Shanahan Engineering reveal refreshed branding to align with parent company EthosEnergy

Today marks the launch of Shanahan Engineering’s refreshed identity, as they reveal their new branding to align with parent company EthosEnergy.

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Avaya releases its annual Corporate Responsibility Report

Report highlights the company’s focus on Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) progress, and commitment to setting company-wide emissions reduction targets.

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Allianz Global Wealth Report 2022:  South African savings grew by 15.4% in 2021

  • Three times lucky: For the third year in a row, global financial assets grew by double-digits in 2021, reaching EUR 233trn (+10.4%)
  • Turning point: In 2022, a nominal decline by more than 2% is on the cards – in real terms, households will lose a tenth of their wealth
  • The return of debt: Household debt increased by 7.6% in 2021, the fastest increase since before the Global Financial Crisis (GFC)
  • Record growth: South African savings grew by 15.4% in 2021, clocking the fastest increase since the GFC. 
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Talk is cheap when it comes to climate action – but luckily so are solar solutions

Climate change has been a contentious topic since the first United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) – the supreme decision-making forum to jointly address climate change and its impacts – was convened nearly three decades ago. In the lead up to its COP27 conference, Sivan Ya’ari, Founder and CEO of Innovation: Africa, discusses renewable alternatives in the changing climate and how the acceleration of solar and ground water projects can ensure that Africa is not left high and dry as it waits for support from the agenda.

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Take That Bucket-List European Vacation – With A Positive Impact On The Planet

Did you know that an electric vehicle (EV) is almost silent, produces zero carbon emissions, and can save you a significant amount of money? These factors are part of why EVs are coming more into their own as a vehicle option to consider when doing a road trip, whether locally or abroad, if you’re considering hiring a car to explore an exciting new destination.

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Clean-Up and Recycle Week – Recycling takes rubbish from trash to treasure

In honour of Clean-Up and Recycle Week 2022, Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation for the paper and paper packaging sector, calls on businesses and consumers to practise better separation at source, and turn “trash into treasure”.

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Bid Window 6 amendments

Bid Window 6 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme’s (REIPPPP) request for proposals (RFP), which was released two months ago (7 July 2022), has been amended by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (“DMRE”).

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