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Play your part, change your community

On 23 July 2011, in News, by Andrew Bennett

A new social revolution campaign aimed at popularising and intensifying the 67 minutes of making the world a better place for all on Mandela Day has been unveiled. Play your Part is a new campaign developed and launched by the International Marketing Council (IMC) at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

Smart Living Handbook 2011

Smart Living Handbook update 2011

On 13 July 2011, in Community Projects, Completed Projects, News, Resources, Tools, by Andrew Bennett

The Smart Living Handbook is a very successful publication of the City of Cape Town used for training and awareness around sustainable living. The handbook addresses issues of waste, water, energy and biodiversity, considering key challenges and offering lots of practical advice for what you can do to move towards sustainability. This handbook required an […]

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Smart Eating – Food and Climate Change Awareness at Schools

On 13 July 2011, in Community Projects, Completed Projects, by Andrew Bennett

The food and climate change project was piloted on behalf of the City of Cape Town in a few high schools around the City. The main aim of the project was to raise awareness of linkages between food and climate change and how everybody can adapt to a more climate-friendly lifestyle by making simple, fun […]

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Global Change – Green Audit and Retrofit for Schools

On 13 July 2011, in Community Projects, Completed Projects, by Andrew Bennett

The Global Change Project is a partnership initiative between the City of Cape Town and Centre for Climate and Earth System Science (ACCESS) with a focus on high schools in Cape Town. ACCESS is a multi-institutional body facilitating earth system science research and capacity building and training. They are involved in various educational and outreach […]

Earth Hour

On 18 March 2011, in Events, News, by Andrew Bennett

  Earth Hour 2011 happened on 26 March from 20h30 – 21h30 (local time). So what did we at icologie do? Instead of spending Earth Hour together as an organisation, the icologie team decided to spend Earth Hour with their friends and family.  Well deserved ‘quiet’ time after a busy week …. and time to discuss the issues […]

Study Reveals Gap Between Sustainability Leaders, Laggers

On 23 February 2011, in Media, Nice, by Andrew Bennett

When surveying the corporate landscape in the context of sustainability, a new study found that companies largely fall into two camps. In one group are those that see sustainability through a narrow lens focused on risk management and efficiency. The other is dominated by the growing number of companies taking a long view of sustainability, […]