This makes Absa the first South African auto-financier to offer customers rebates of up to 0.75% (in addition to the normal individualized pricing they would have enjoyed) when they purchase passenger vehicles with a carbon output of less than 120g/km. Additionally, for each vehicle sold, a tree is planted on behalf of the customer by Absa.
They arrived, together with Konica Minolta South Africa Nelspruit branch manager, Gerhard van Tonder and team, at Nelspruit Primary School, site of the first event, and immediately felt welcome in the well-tended school grounds.
Venue: FTFA Khaya, 94 Bessemer St, Wendywood
Our first Green Drinks will host Linda Phalatse, GIZ Transport and Climate Change advisor, sharing her thoughts on the link between Climate Change, El Nino and the current drought.
Korbitec’s RatesClearance.com planted 111 trees across South Africa in November through Food & Trees for Africa. The trees have been ‘’earned’’ by 38 municipalities that have participated in RatesClearance.com’s “Grow Your Tree” Campaign.
The African Climate Reality Project (ACRP), a programme of Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), South Africa’s first greening and social development enterprise, will expand its activities into Southern and Sub-Saharan Africa in the new year.
When the head of a key department's laptop is stolen, top management starts worrying. What will happen to the data on that laptop? Was it backed up? Do we have copies of it on our server? Worse yet, is the server back-up current or hopelessly outdated?
This exact situation occurred at Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), when the head of the Trees for All department's laptop was stolen from her vehicle earlier this year.
Konica Minolta's Cape Town branch, seen here during Arbor Month. From left: Albert Julie, Stacey Jepthas, Jan Cloete, Carol Harris and Sue Purcell.
In its continued commitment to the environment, Konica Minolta South Africa, a division of Bidvest Office, planted 2 500 fruit and indigenous trees in September 2015 in celebration of Arbor Month. This will be followed with a further 2500 to be planted early in 2016. The planting is all conducted through South Africa's first environmental social enterprise, Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA).