#movethedate of Earth Overshoot Day

·         Humanity demands more than Earth can regenerate ·         Calculate your carbon footprint ·         #movethedate to 31 December   Johannesburg South Africa, 20 February 2018 – Schneider Electric and Global Footprint Network (GFN) launched a new mobile-friendly Footprint Calculator for Earth Overshoot Day 2017, which enables everyone to track their ecological footprint and personal Earth Overshoot Day. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. We maintain this deficit by liquidating stocks…

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Special occasions: ideas for your on-pack promotion

Special occasions like Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Halloween and even Braai Day (South Africa’s Heritage Day) are key events on most brands’ marketing calendars. Many members of the public welcome these days as a break from the day-to-day routine, as well as a chance to treat and celebrate with the ones they love. These eagerly anticipated days present companies and their marketing teams with an excellent opportunity to increase brand awareness and drive sales – even if they are not selling goods that are traditionally sought-after as gifts,…

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NitraLife nitrogen generators: In for the ‘long haul’ with Jabula Plant Hire

Of all the components on a commercial vehicle, tyres are one of the more critical items, as their reliability affects not only the vehicle’s performance but its safety as well. National heavy duty transporter Jabula Plant Hire is keenly aware of this and, for this reason, takes proactive steps to make sure that tyre life and performance are maximised. Founded in 1995, Jabula Plant Hire has grown to be one of South Africa’s top five earthmoving and mining commodity logistics companies, on the strength of its innovative solutions and superior…

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African focused power producer invests more than £1m in end-to-end software from IFS to streamline its business systems and processes

Globeleq selects IFS Applications 9 to support expansion plans IFS, the global enterprise applications company, today announced that Globeleq, a leading independent power producer solely focused on Africa, will implement IFS Applications™ 9 to supersede legacy IT systems and processes across the business and its operating plants. The new system infrastructure will enable Globeleq to be more efficient and standardise reporting across the group. Globeleq is a leading investor, developer, owner and operator of power projects in Africa. The company develops economically sustainable businesses that contribute to the continued development…

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