A nationwide recycling campaign, the Million+ Plastic Recycling Revolution, has welcomed a collaboration with Pick n Pay School Club that will help educate over 1.7 million primary school learners and over 80 000 teachers about the importance of plastic recycling. Launched by The Polyolefin Responsibility Organisation (Polyco), The Million+ aims to mobilise more than one…

Burt Rodrigues CEO of Biodx gives his thoughts on Freedom Month and all South African’s right to fresh, clean water. “This month celebrates freedom but what exactly does freedom mean to you. Dictionary definitions say: Having the ability to act or change without constraint, the freedom to do things that won’t in theory or in…

There is no doubt that sustainability has become a crucial consideration for many industries, with businesses globally needing to be increasingly cognisant of their contribution to protecting the environment. The textile and fashion industry is no exception. In fact, for many years, this industry has had a notoriously large environmental footprint. Thanks to the likes…

With forecasts of above average rainfall for winter, the City’s multi-departmental Winter Task Team is already hard at work to plan for the potential impact of severe weather episodes. The City of Cape Town’s Flooding and Storms Task Team has already started its annual meetings to ensure various departmental plans are in place and at…

Most parents of children diagnosed as having autism spectrum disorder learn of their child’s condition only after the third birthday – and yet, signs of developmental challenges often present long before this. Looking out for these signs is vital, as the effectiveness of treatment improves significantly with early intervention. Nonetheless, signals can also be difficult…

It’s about so much more than oxygen and carbon sequestration in trees; the role of reforestation to help reverse climate change cannot be overstated. Owner of Klein River Cheese Farm and proud grower of forests Maggie Baleta is doing her bit to restore the delicate balance between nature and mankind, for the sake future generations.…

11 March 2021 To mark International Women’s Day, women’s mentorship organisation Wentors, in collaboration with Microsoft, through its Microsoft 4Afrika initiative, aims to provide mentorship and training to 1,000 women working in the technology industry. According to the United Nations Institute of Statistics (UIS) less than 30 percent of the world’s researchers are women. Numerous…

Mentors Leading Change Nicole Capper – Managing Director of MANGO-OMC Nicole Capper, the owner of MANGO-OMC, believes in the ability of communications to support a wide range of strategic business goals. Her background is in brand management with over 2 decades of PR-focused expertise. She is known for her razor-sharp strategic mind that allows her…

CMH Board Member Jody Rosslee – Operations Manager Decofurn As a classically trained chef with a degree in Industrial Psychology I have always been focused on working with people. After 20 years in Corporate Finance with a major insurance company I returned to food and bringing families together around the table. 5 years later I…

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