Catalyst Issue 54

It’s a new year. What’s new for you?

This issue is all about innovation and man-oh-man is it jam packed. Get a cup of tea, sit back, and enjoy.

Companies We Like

Saving the world’s most valuable resource one client at a time

We all love a local success story – especially when this is a warrior to solve our problems! Enter Senky and Lucia Kubayi , the proud owners of Water Chemicals & Technology. What we love about this power couple is that they know their strengths and working together comes naturally.

Lighten Up

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Time: The most valuable commodity on Earth

Did you know that Apple and Amazon both started in a garage? Remember this the next time you think you should give up and go back to a 9 - 5. Don't let your auntie shame and discourage you. Dream big!

Going Green

Catalyst Issue 54

Are you living your best green life?

Our fast-changing world needs brave innovators. Simon Hazell and Jack Chennell are founders of Inseco - a company that is forging new territory in the waste-to-protein sector and helping to ensure that our impact on Earth is dialled back from disaster.

Your Money

Budgeting tips

How to guarantee your Rands make sense

Januworry has been a long month for many of us, but it's also a reminder that we need to start our 2019 budget. If you want to avoid the two minute noodle time-of-month situation then take a look at these budgeting tips.

Say What?

Impact Investing

Can impact investing really create social change?

Before you rush off to buy your first blueberry bush or beehive - make sure you know the ins and outs, pros and cons about impact investing. It's not all sunshine and roses.


Originals Adam Grant

Originals: How non-conformists move the world

Remember that Grade 9 teacher who told you that procrastination was just another word for being lazy? Get her a copy of Adam Grant's book Originals.
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It’s time to kick back and relax – are you ready?

December is here and it's time to get out your cozi, kick back, and relax. This edition of Catalyst will keep you entertained, clued up, and fighting for our environment. We have even included some alternative vacation destinations.

Tholoana is passionate about growing the economy

The SAB Foundation Tholoana Programme and Fetola are dedicated to growing the South African economy. If you're wondering how, then this impact report will give you the deets you need. It's great reading too.
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How to plan for seasonal dips and spikes

Running a business isn't all sunshine and roses. But this is not new information. If you want a few tips and tricks to help you effectively plan for seasonal dips and highs, read on.

When facts fail, tell a good story

A physicist and a sustainability expert are at a suburban kids party. When facts are challenged and happily-ever-afters are what count you have to change tack and tell a good story.
Travel like an eco-warrior

Be an eco-warrior this festive season

Who doesn't love a good holiday? But how do your vacation habits impact our environment? Whether you plan to go international or next door to your chommie, make sure you do it in a way that doesn't harm our environment.