The last day before voting closes for the New 7 Wonders of Nature campaign. And Table Mountain is doing well – it is currently at No.7 in its category, but a few more votes can help boost its position, and its prospects of being in the final seven.
The Cape Town-based “Broccoli Project” recently won second place and 20 000 Euros at the Global Entrepreneurship Competition (GEC), held in Barcelona this year. They also took the title of “Best Social Value”, which helped them earn a further 5 000 Euros.
Opening on the 9th of July at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town is South Africa’s first full-length, original a cappella musical, Noah of Cape Town.
The musical is an intuitive look into a future where Cape Town, like every other city in the world, is suffering from the effects of global warming, environmental disasters, fuel shortages, war and corruption.
This year, Johnnie Walker® created the Celebrating Strides Awards to both mark its centenary and to recognise aspiring entrepreneurs, artists and individuals in certain disciplines for acting as catalysts to those who want to make a difference. Awards were given in six categories:
Friday's virtual launch was a huge success. A large number of people logged in to be part of the Cape Town Green Map's appearance on the 'green scene' in the Mother City. Hits to the site spiked by 2000% and suggest a site emails streamed in (we will add these just as soon as we can, thank you!).
Cape Town Green Map has chosen to lead by reacting to climate change in a way that will have other local businesses asking how they can use virtual events, conferencing and telecommuting as a benefit to the environment.
Virtual events are gaining popularity and interest mainly because of the economic climate but also because of the push for companies to go green and reduce their carbon footprint.
The Cape Town Green Map isn’t just a bunch of intersecting lines and street names. Rather it is the heart of the city, a green life-force, which sends out information via the numerous vessels and networks of the internet.
As with all maps, it provides direction – but with a difference.