Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded a 6-Star Green Star SA Existing Building Performance rating for Hotel Verde Cape Town.
The problem of "Wakanda visions" - made popular in the movie Black Panther - for African cities is that it implies a highly exclusive and exclusionary set-up, says an academic.
Incidents like the Steinhoff saga has made it hard to know who you can trust, says the head of environmental, social and governance engagement at Investec Asset Management.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Green Building Council SA.
The uptake of green building principles is not surprising as the shift to sustainable practices has proven to be a significant business case, says an expert.
Growthpoint Properties has launched a property portfolio in SA that is highly rated by both the SA Property Owners Association and the Green Building Council SA.
The Green Building Council of South Africa has attended COP21 in Paris in December last year and is represented by the World Green Building Council this year.
Tenants are increasingly looking for green rental spaces, says Nkuli Bogopa, president of the SA Institute of Black Property Practitioners.
Buildings can contribute a lot to pollution, says Shashi Rabbipal, chair of Chevron SA.
Growthpoint Properties has targeted boosting its solar energy generation capacity to over 6MWp by mid-2016 to become one of the largest generators of rooftop solar power in South Africa.
The Department of Public Works has launched its green building policy, which will support sustainable construction and enable the creation of "green jobs".
We can't just 'mitigate' global warming - we must reverse it, says renowned environmental activist Paul Hawken. And, he adds, the top ways to do this surprise you: eat more plants, support smallholders, and educate girls.
Africa’s burgeoning big cities will play an increasingly central role in the continent’s growth and development, driven largely by Africa’s rapid urbanisation.
The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town was awarded five Green Star Ratings from the Green Building Council of South Africa.
WSP in Africa has received a Leading Company Award during the Greenstar Leadership Awards ceremony hosted at the recent Green Building Convention.
So far more than 230 formal green building certifications have been achieved in South Africa.
Growthpoint Properties’ Greenovate Awards Programme has claimed the SA Property Owners Association Excellence Award for Innovation.
A new R157m green office development by Growthpoint Properties in Umhlanga’s Ridgeside precinct has become Durban’s first 5-Star Green Star SA rated building.
Hotel Verde in Cape Town has come out tops in the Green Star SA Leadership Awards 2015 at the annual Green Building Convention in Cape Town.
Eco-mobility and sustainable public transport in South Africa will be in the spotlight at the 2015 Green Building Convention in Cape Town.
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