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More information, education important for consumers to support circular economy

By: Schalk Burger     21st January 2022 Consumer knowledge of the circular economy is growing and their attitude towards it is generally positive, but trust in companies requires strengthening and more innovation and legislation is needed to drive increased engagement and action, shows a survey by business assurance and risk management... 

Mining industry leads way in Covid-19 health and safety

21st January 2022 South Africa and the rest of the world have faced formidable challenges over the last two years, caused by the Covid-19 virus, and the various variants thereof.  Law firm ENSAfrica mine and occupational health and safety executive Pieter Colyn says measures taken in the South African mining... 

Cyber-risks a major concern for South African, African businesses – Allianz

By: Schalk Burger     18th January 2022 Cyber-risks are the biggest concern for companies globally, in South Africa, Africa, the Middle East and Nigeria in 2022, and the threat of ransomware attacks, data breaches or major information technology outages are of greater concern to companies than business and supply chain disruption,... 

Cybersecurity perception gap remains, public safety threatened as cyberattacks spike – WEF

By: Schalk Burger     18th January 2022 Ransomware attacks increased by 151% in 2021, and there were on average 270 attacks per organisation, or a 31% increase compared with 2020. However, 92% of business executives surveyed say cyber-resilience is integrated into enterprise risk-management strategies, while only 55% of cybersecurity... 

Chief Vision Officer

14th January 2022 By Nicholas Carter Your "typical" business leader is changing. 

Gold poised to experience both positive, negative pull in 2022  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th January 2022 The World Gold Council (WGC) highlights in its latest outlook for gold that the precious metal may well face similar dynamics to those of last year as competing forces both support and curtail its performance. The gold price will likely react to tightened monetary policy this year, as a result... 

Climate concerns dominate ‘long-term risks’ – WEF  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     11th January 2022 The World Economic Forum (WEF) has highlighted climate action failure, growing social divides, heightened cyber-risks and uneven global recovery as the foremost risks the world will be facing in coming years. Launching the ‘Global Risks 2022’ report on January 11, which was compiled in... 

State capture report slams PWC for failing to identify corruption during SAA looting spree

By: News24Wire      7th January 2022 The State Capture Inquiry report has slammed South African Airways's former auditors PWC for failing in its duty as a watchdog institution when it audited the books of the flag carrier between 2012 and 2016. PWC and its joint audit partner, Nkonki Incorporated, gave the State-owned airline... 

Pensana becomes signatory of UN Global Compact

By: Donna Slater     6th January 2022 LSE-listed magnet metal supply chain developer Pensana has joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact – a voluntary initiative to encourage CEOs to implement universal sustainable principles and to take steps to support the UN’s sustainable development goals. As such, Pensana joins over 13... 

Project management skills sorely needed to advance $20tr project economy  

By: Simone Liedtke     6th January 2022 The value of project-oriented economic activity over the next decade is likely to reach $20 trillion, says nonprofit organisation Project Management Institute (PMI). The company’s ‘Talent Gap’ report predicts that the number of jobs requiring project management-oriented skills, from economic... 

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