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Sandton Central on the cutting edge of green building practices

Sandton Central which, in 2010, saw Nedbank complete its headquarters which became South Africa’s first Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) Green Star-certified building, has remained on the cutting edge of green building practices on the African continent. This has seen the business district staying firmly in line with the very latest international real estate developments.

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Nedbank leads in renewable energy finance in South Africa

A brief search through the headlines across the world leaves no doubt that the threat posed by climate change has morphed from a focus of only climate activists to a global concern points out Mark Boshoff, head of Strategic Initiatives for Nedbank Business Banking. Writing in an opinion piece, Mark also adds that the climate emergency is now being recognised at board level, and contributing towards meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has become a requirement in any responsible multinational or major company.

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South Africa committed to clean energy: Jeff Radebe

Speaking in a keynote address on the first day of the 19th edition of the African Utility Week conference and exhibition event, South Africa minister of energy Jeff Radebe reiterated that the country remains committed to renewable energy. He, however, was also quick to point out that South Africa is not yet ready to abandon the use of coal to produce electricity.

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