Environmental Industry Bodies and Associations

South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) SANBI was established on 1 September 2004 in terms of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act No 10 of 2004). The mandate of SANBI is to play a leading role in South Africa’s national commitment to biodiversity management, now and into the future. In partnership with the Department of Environmental Affairs and the biodiversity sector, SANBI is tasked with leading the ...
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Building Green

Green building incorporates design, construction and operational practices that significantly reduce or eliminate the negative impact of development on the environment and people. Green buildings are energy efficient, resource efficient and environmentally responsible. The Green Building Council South Africa (gbcsa) – a non-profit company formed in 2007 - leads the transformation of the South African property industry to ensure that building...
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Building Green

Green building incorporates design, construction and operational practices that significantly reduce or eliminate the negative impact of development on the environment and people. Green buildings are energy efficient, resource efficient and environmentally responsible. The Green Building Council South Africa (gbcsa) – a non-profit company formed in 2007 - leads the transformation of the South African property industry to ensure that buil...
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Study business before you start, advises experienced entrepreneur

One of Enver’s strengths is that his company is family run, with a strong management team, he says he is fortunate that his daughter manages the administration and his son the overall operations at the Tomco factory, a 3000 square metre automated plant with 70 workers. Enver Munshi Tomco You would think that a businessman who had cut his teeth as a young entrepreneur in the harsh 70s when South Africa's economy was strangled by racial laws an...
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Gear up for a more successful business in 2014

2014 is likely to be the year in which South African business owners emerge from a survival mindset to one of preparing for a new era. Small business owners should make the paradigm shift and prepare the business for expansion, which will be achieved through steady income growth. This is the view of Gerrie van Biljon, Executive Director of Business Partners Limited, who says that his opinion is backed by various surveys which suggest improving co...
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