What you need to know about POPIA

All businesses with employees, customers and suppliers must comply with POPIA, which comes into effect on 1 July 2021. Wendy Tembedza from Webber Wentzel offers a practical guide to the most important aspects. With the commencement date of the Protection of Personal...

Pandemic highlights need for HSE compliance

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for fully compliant health, safety and environment (HSE) policies and procedures in businesses. By Louise Woodburn, GM of KBC Health & Safety This is an unintended positive outcome of the current situation in which...

Time is now to cash in on carbon credit opportunities

South African businesses have been warned that they are taking too long to cash-in on the savings they can achieve through carbon credits, and to appreciate the effort which will be needed to master the process. With the Carbon Tax burden in South Africa set to climb...

E-commerce: SA’s new frontier

The rise of e-commerce in the country over the past year may have been driven by the pandemic, South Africa was arguably too slow in initially adopting e-commerce, chiefly because it appeared focused on the niche upper end of the market. Thus, many retailers did not...

Global leaders can create sustainability with meaningful transparency

The global community is facing many crises, including an ongoing pandemic, the tragic consequences of centuries of racial inequality, and a climate emergency. Suzanne DiBianca, chief impact officer and executive vice-president: corporate relations at Salesforce But...

What does 2021 hold for the Carbon Tax industry?

2020 was an eventful year on the Carbon Tax front. However, 2021 shows no signs of slowing down. By Eckart Zollner, head of business development at EDS Systems In fact, South Africa is going to have to ramp up efforts if we are to meet our target in line with our...