Innovation

  • Sandton Central on the cutting edge of green building practices 28/07/2019Sandton 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 ...
  • Nedbank leads in renewable energy finance in South Africa 23/06/2019Nedbank 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 ...
  • C40 cities gather in Johannesburg 16/06/2019C40 cities gather in Johannesburg
    C40 Cities (www.C40.org) a global organisation that connects 94 of the world’s leading cities taking bold climate action recently held its annual event in Johannesburg, South Africa and for the first time, gathered city officials and investors to address the most pressing climate challenges of our time.
  • UN, EDP bring clean energy to Mozambican district 06/06/2019UN, EDP bring clean energy to Mozambican district
    The United Nations human settlements programme, UN-Habitat, and Portuguese energy company EDP, are constructing a solar energy system to supply clean, renewable energy to 12 classrooms in Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo.
  • Qantas operates world’s first zero waste flight 20/05/2019Qantas operates world’s first zero waste flight
    Qantas airlines has for the first time in the world operated a zero waste to landfill flight in a trial run between Sydney and Adelaide.
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