governance

Water licences

Water licences in 90 days to speed up development

In South Africa, the Department of Water Affairs has implemented its plan for a 90-day turnaround on applications for water use licences. What does this mean for applicants?

Minerals used in RE and EV tech targeted for responsible sourcing

A new initiative, RE-SOURCING, is underway to highlight our heavy reliance on a range of key minerals in renewable energy and electric vehicles, which calls for responsible mineral sourcing.
professional engineer

ECSA says all engineers in SA must have professional registration

The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) elaborates on the importance of professional registration even for international counterparts working, or intending to work, in South Africa.
ESG

ESG investing in sub-Saharan Africa linked to sustainable development

The approach to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing in SSA is closely linked to longer-term sustainable development benchmarks, Fitch Ratings says in a new report.
ESG

Commentary: ESG integration aids in investment analysis and decisions

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is no magic wand but it is a key part of the analytical toolkit for investors and companies writes Wai-Shin Chan, co-head of ESG research at HSBC.
World Bank

NPO calls for investigation into water board

The South African non-profit civil action group, Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), has written to Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti highlighting issues at...

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