The Miss Earth South Africa walked away with top honours in the Young Entrepreneur category at the Inaugural South African Premier Business Awards held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg recently.
Every year on World Environment Day (5 Jun) the country's leading scientists, consultants and business leaders gather to challenge and address crucial issues facing South African business.
The search is on for individuals and organisations that contribute to the well-being of the Earth, its wonderful biodiversity and natural resources. If you are such an individual or organisation – you could enter the Eco-Logic Awards.
South African environmental campaigner Jonathan Deal was today awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for his work in the fight against hydraulic fracturing in the Karoo.
Nedbank Capital recently scooped three prestigious awards at the 2012 Project Finance Deal of the Year Awards held in London at the luxurious Grand Connaught Hotel.
Even in these belt-tightening times, consumers worldwide are going green, showing with their wallets an increased interest in products that have been produced in an environmentally conscious manner.
Johannesburg-based environmentalist and law graduate, Tamerin Jardine, placed in the Top 8 at the 13th International Miss Earth at a star-studded, glittering gala showcase event in the Philippines on Saturday night.
The best local people, companies and organisations involved in post-consumer PET recycling were recently honoured at the 7th annual AGM and networking evening.
This year's Green Wine Awards proved that green wines are rapidly moving form the fringe to standard practice - with you and I as consumers part of the team to demand and drink only what conserves the earth.
Keith Anderson, a 2012 IT Personality Award finalist, was presented with the ICT Social Responsibility Award for his outstanding pro bono work to promote responsible disposal and recycling of electronic waste in SA.
The Exhibition and Events Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) is proud to announce the launch of their 'Green Awards.'
Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) walked away with the highest accolade in the waste industry last week, adding to their green credentials when they received first place in the large organisations category of the Top Green Organisation Awards.
The 2012 Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards Ceremony was held last month in Cape Town. Twenty-one innovative projects addressing some of South Africa’s biggest challenges received a coveted Impumelelo Social Innovations Award.
Industry leaders have welcomed a new set of awards that will recognise companies’ and individual leadership contributions towards sustainable business practices in Africa.
The annual WESSA Awards are once again upon us, recognising individuals and groups who have made a significant difference in the environmental conservation or environmental education sector in South Africa.
Last month, Treasure Karoo Action Group (TKAG) won the category for Non-Profit Organisation at the Mail & Guardian Greening the Future Awards in Johannesburg. Whatever the government decides about fracking in the Karoo, this small group of volunteers has succeeded in broadening the debate.
Congratulations are in order for the University of the Western Cape (UWC). They were awarded the national Green Campus of the Year award for 2012 at the inaugural African Green Initiative conference, held earlier this month in P.E.
Cape Town has been officially announced as the host city for next year's World Green Building Council Congress. This announcement was made at the recent congress, which took place in Stuttgart, Germany.
The Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency promotes the efficient use of energy to ensure a sustainable supply and economic growth through lowered energy use – thus the launch this year of the SAEE Energy Patron Award.