Entries by Jaisheila Rajput

Sustainability Week 2017 | Spotlight: Green Energy

Sustainability Week is regarded as the premier greening event in South Africa with a call to learn sell and network while putting ideas into motion. This year the event was hosted at the CSIR Convention Centre 13-15 June 2017 with a strong call to advance the Green Economy. The event creates platforms for African stakeholders from different sectors to […]

African Utility Week – The Energy Revolution

Earlier this month, Cape Town hosted the 17th annual African Utility Week, the largest power and energy conference in Africa. Built into this year’s African Utility Week programme was a specific focus on Energy Revolution Africa – a framework within which to explore the transitioning energy landscape in Africa, with a focus on community-scale projects, […]

Food security and the restaurant industry

Ask a chef what he or she understands “food security” to be in the context of the daily operations of a restaurant, and you would most likely get a response along the lines of “receiving all produce deliveries in good order and in time to complete the ‘prep’ (the processing of the ingredients for each […]

Biomass beneficiation – What does it take to build a viable industry

We hosted a workshop on Monday, 30 January 2017 to focus on potential biomass beneficiation applications for alien vegetation. The workshop represented the culmination of a year’s work, funded by WWF Nedbank Green Trust, exploring and identifying the most high impact biomass benefication applications that would support the development of local industries, increase positive community […]

Can Industrial eco-systems reinforce resilience?

Political interventions, economic turbulence and climate change can all place companies under severe pressure. Could a focus on developing industrial eco-systems help to relieve some of this pressure, making organizations more resilient and even thrive under these conditions? Industrial eco-systems operate in a similar way to nature and can be a way to address and build […]

Creative Exchange: Circular economy & design thinking

CCDI invited Jaisheila Rajput Founder of TOMA-Now (Tomorrow Matters Now | TOMA-Now) to participate at Creative Exchange. The event focused on the link between circular economy and design thinking. The focus of the talk was the role of design thinking in the circular economy – or as Jaisheila highlighted, the Infinite Economy. Jaisheila shared insights about value chains and sustainable […]

Sea Harvest on Value Chain business impact

Sea Harvest on value chain business impact. We worked with Sea Harvest on developing their waste value chain for tangible business impact, at their Saldanha site in the Western Cape. Watch as we chat with Sea Harvest’s Strategic Services Executive, Madoda Khumalo about the benefits of working on their value chain for business impact. Madoda […]

Top 5 Focus areas for healthy, viable value chains

We’ve scoured the web, spoken to our clients and partners, and reviewed past projects for Top 5 key focus areas and developing trends to safeguard a healthy, viable value chain. The list is by no means exhaustive but represents valuable lessons learned and upcoming focus areas. Technology as a core strategic driver Production networks particularly […]