sustainability

digitalisation

Five ways we see Africa’s energy sector evolving

The recent Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa was the perfect opportunity to hone our digital skills to present a virtual conference and the get-together turned into a snapshot of where Africa’s energy sector is at.
Op-ed: Green buildings are key to reducing energy consumption

Op-ed: Green buildings are key to reducing energy consumption

Buildings presently account for about 40% of the world’s energy consumption, green buildings can help to reduce this consumption, writes Thabang Byl of Schneider Electric.
green business

Webinar recording: Building resilient incomes to ensure sustainable business models in...

Watch this webinar on Energy Revolution Africa: Building resilient incomes to ensure sustainable business models.
Regenerative tourism

Regenerative tourism project targets 100% renewables status

An ambitious regenerative tourism project has awarded a contract to a consortium to design, build, operate and transfer The Red Sea Project’s utilities infrastructure.
Global sustainability standard for hydropower on the cards

Global sustainability standard for hydropower on the cards

IHA has published a consultation paper on the development of a global sustainability standard for hydropower. Public consultation open until 8 February 2021
Op-ed: Breathing fresh air into old coal power stations

Op-ed: Breathing fresh air into old coal power stations

Eskom's plans to decommission coal-fired power stations is an opportunity to devise creative solutions, writes Wärtsilä.
All about South Africa's pollution prevention plans and carbon tax.

World Trade Organisation addresses environmental issues

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has launched a new publication in response to common questions about environmental issues.
ICT

IHA’s new training academy to advance sustainable hydropower

The International Hydropower Association's new training academy will expand and improve knowledge in hydropower sustainability.
Standard Bank shares its climate-related financial disclosure report

Standard Bank shares its climate-related financial disclosure report

Standard Bank Group has published its first climate-related financial disclosure report, a significant milestone for the group.
New research from Sustainable Energy for All shows that energy access finance continues to be significantly off-track to meet 2030 targets.

Standard Bank partnership closes sustainability-linked loan

Equites has closed a sustainability-linked loan with Standard Bank aimed at promoting the achievement of various environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) targets.

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