News

ewizz electric scooter range

Electric scooters in South Africa

On 26 November 2013, in Featured, News, by Andrew Bennett
0

So, i’ve been using electric scooters for the past 4 years, which many people will know (because I’m always talking about them..sigh), but what you might not know is that I decided I wanted to do something about helping others to go electric!  At the beginning of this year I connected with Melex electro vehicles […]

more>
Smile

10 Random Acts of Kindness That Will Make You Smile

On 26 November 2013, in Featured, News, by Andrew Bennett
0

During a job interview a friend of mine was asked what the nicest thing she did that day was. Her answer? She paid the turnpike toll for the car behind her that morning. Her interviewer was impressed. So was I. Since then I’ve been thinking how I would answer that question. How would you answer […]

more>
O2 CEO and team

Start small, Think Big: Joining up people to make a big difference at O2

On 21 October 2013, in Andy Le May, Featured, News, by Andrew Bennett
0

Katie Hyson gives us an insight into how O2’s ‘Think Big’ social and environmental programme was launched across the business, engaging employees in diverse roles across different locations.

more>
Leaders inspire youth in South Africa

New generation inspired to collaborate to solve world’s biggest problems – with a little help from Geldof and Branson

On 18 October 2013, in Andy Le May, Featured, News, by Andrew Bennett
0

More than 1,300 under-30s descended on Johannesburg this week to find answers to the world’s biggest problems. Tom Idle spoke to Sky’s Billie-Rose Boorer who was among the new generation of leaders. Not since last summer’s Olympic Games in London have so many different nationalities been present in one place.

more>
Paul Polman CEO Unilever

Sustainable Business: Where Our Moral Compass Meets the Bottom Line

On 16 October 2013, in Andy Le May, Featured, News, by Andrew Bennett
0

Unilever CEO Paul Polman on the way to drive sustainable business. Sustainable Business: Where Our Moral Compass Meets the Bottom Line

more>
Vegtables

Our Ancestors Were Mostly Vegetarian (Not Meat Eaters)

On 15 October 2013, in Andy Le May, Featured, News, by Andrew Bennett
0

The majority of food eaten by primates is vegetable, not animal, and research suggests that it’s been that way for the last thirty million years. To put it simply, our generalist primate gut is primarily made to eat plants, and in essence that is what the Paleo diet truly is.

more>
IKEA is set to double its investment in renewable energy

IKEA to double its investment in renewable energy

On 11 October 2013, in Andy Le May, Featured, News, by Andrew Bennett
0

The world’s biggest furniture retailer, IKEA, generated 34% of the energy it used last year through renewable energy sources – and now plans to double its investment in renewables by 2020.

more>
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla’s Model S overtakes VW Golf as Norway’s best-selling car

On 10 October 2013, in Andy Le May, Featured, News, by Andrew Bennett
0

Tesla Motor Inc.’s all-electric Model S became the top-selling car in Norway last month, with drivers in the country of 5 million people paying a premium to buy the award-winning luxury car second-hand to avoid having to wait five months for a new one, dealers said on Tuesday.

more>
Fish Study

One Fish, Two Fish, False-ish, True-ish

On 10 October 2013, in Andy Le May, Featured, News, by Andrew Bennett
0

Two University of Washington scientists have just published a study in the journal Conservation Biology in collaboration with colleagues from Rutgers University and Dalhousie University arguing that the gloomiest predictions about the world’s fisheries are significantly exaggerated. The new study takes issue with a recent estimate that 70 percent of all stocks have been harvested […]

more>
Piles-of-recycling

Can the economy go full circle?

On 9 October 2013, in Andy Le May, Featured, News, by Andrew Bennett
0

A circular economy has long been a very good idea. Rather than using raw materials to make products that are then thrown away, a circular system recycles products after use back into the manufacturing process. Also known as “closed loop” or “cradle-to-cradle”, it makes good business sense: procurement and sourcing is more secure and transparent, it’s cheaper and also happens to be much more environmentally friendly. But if that’s the case, why aren’t more companies doing it? And what can be done to move the circular economy into the mainstream?

more>