Looking for the most influential voices in all aspects of the environment in South Africa? Here they are: the policy influencers, the entrepreneurs, the champions, the researchers and the media.
We hate plastics. They’re ruining the environment, one disposable bag at a time. Plastic waste is overwhelming us, from the beached whale with 40kg of plastic in his stomach, to widespread reports that there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish if we do not change our behaviour by 2050. But are we being fair to plastics? Are they really ones destroying the planet? Prof. Kim Ragaert doesn’t think so:
People are swimming in content. The question is, if your brand stopped marketing, would people miss you?
We trade our attention for value. If you’re offering meaningless fodder that any brand could produce, and that doesn’t spark conversation, you won’t be seen and remembered. Whether you have paid to be in front of people or not.
Every good leader knows the importance of Company Culture, and yet it is difficult to grasp and actively shape. Culture determines a groups capability to respond to change, and to function as more than the sum of its parts. To help get a handle on this seemingly intangible concept let us introduce you to the PARTS of culture.
Policy and Behavioural Science may not seem like a natural fit, but they are. Our behaviours and choices have a huge effect on the way a city works - for example, how much water we use; what public transport we take; how much electricity we use; whether we litter; and so on. Government can’t force people to behave in a particular way, it always comes down to personal choice.