Making A Difference on World Wetlands Day

Making A Difference on World Wetlands Day

Commemorating World Wetlands Day, Digby Wells Environmental Aquatic, Wetland and Ecology specialists Julia Ndou, Byron Bester and Tebogo Khoza, aided in the facilitation of the miniSASS activity, in support of the annual World Wetlands Day event at the Colbyn Wetland Nature Reserve, South Africa.

Hosted by the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa, affiliated with Friends of Colbyn Valley and the Agricultural Research Council, assisted by WetRest Centre for Wetland Research and Training, the South African Wetland Society and BirdLife Northern Gauteng, the event sought to create awareness and educate our youth on the importance of wetlands and rivers, and the role they play a in protecting them.

Celebrating 25 Years: Sustainability Breakfast

Celebrating 25 Years: Sustainability Breakfast

Throughout our history, our team has based the projects undertaken on the philosophy of partnership resulting in Digby Wells Environmental (Digby Wells) becoming the preferred partner in offering sustainable solutions across the resources, infrastructure, energy and agricultural sectors.

In celebrating this milestone, Digby Wells Environmental hosted  our 10th Annual Sustainability Breakfast at The Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town.

Founder and CEO, Graham Trusler, opened the morning with a presentation looking back at the history of our company, Digby Wells. Having completed projects throughout five of the seven continents, our partnership in providing innovative and practical environmental and social solutions to Barrick, Exxaro Resources, DRDGold, East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) and Kazangula were demonstrated, to name a few.

Mr Grant Beringer,  Barrick Group’s Sustainability Executive presented on Barrick’s Sustainability Principles and Mr Mongezi Veti, Executive Head of Sustainability of Exxaro, presented on Environmental and Climate Change Stewardship within Exxaro. Closing the morning sessions, Digby Wells Legal Services Director, Lucy Stevens, presented on Digby Wells’ involvement in the Resettlement Action Plan of the largest pipeline project in Africa, EACOP.

All presentations were well received, and we thank all industry partners who participated in the event.