The Hippo Water Roller Project is an initiative that looks to provide a much needed and easier method of water transportation to the world's most impoverished communities, many of whom lack access to running water in or around their homes.
Sizwe Nzima from Khayelitsha has started an innovative business that is helping to solve overcrowding at public health facilities, while also improving the lives of people who rely on chronic medication.
Every year, Eskom rewards citizens who invent energy efficiency tools that help to keep energy consumption down, and, in many cases, also address sustainable community development needs.
IBM is championing innovative approaches to teaching and learning maths, science and technology through TryScience, a system that offers local learners an interactive learning experience.
Already known as an innovation hub and renowned for the excellence of its hospitality offerings, Cape Town will soon be the home of the most eco-friendly hotel on the continent, with construction soon to start on the cutting-edge Hotel Verde.
• Green buildings now the law in SA
Brand South Africa traverses the country, sharing its vision with all of the people of South Africa: a country enriched by its diversity, innovation, possibility, sustainability and ubuntu.