Schneider Electric celebrates World Environment Day


Schneider Electric South Africa, the global specialists in energy management and automation, celebrated its fifth annual Global Environment Event at the Pastoral Centre Pre-School and Crèche, in Kliptown, Soweto.

Joining in the movement to support Earth Overshoot Day, Schneider Electric South Africa has taken the pledge to #MovetheDate. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when, according to Global Footprint Network, humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that same year.

“As a company, we are doing what we can to #MovetheDate of Earth Overshoot Day to December 31. Schneider Electric is aware of its responsibility to support economic and social development while reducing its environmental footprint, leveraging green innovations and taking actions towards a responsible industrial economy,” says Zanelle Dalglish, Schneider Electric Anglophone Africa head of sustainable development.

“Our focus for this year’s Global Environment Day will be to contribute positively to the environment, while addressing the needs of the underprivileged and providing them with sustainable access to the economy as well as sustainable food sources.”


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Thabo Mphahlele is the BizNis Africa Head of Sales and Marketing. Mphahlele was previously MultiChoice Production Support Analyst responsible for developing and monitoring applications. In addition, Mphahlele develops and automates batch scripts and is responsible for the daily infrastructure maintenance at MultiChoice. As a Production Support Analyst, he is responsible for incident analysis solving , developing and constructing business reports for SQL and Oracle and implement change controls for the business. Additional responsibility includes monitoring system performance via SOA, Kibaba (Elasticsearch), H.P BSM, HP Sitescope. Mphahlele is responsible for creating infrastructure performance reports through HP Ops Analytics, monitoring payments via Splunk and in-house built-in tool and disaster recovery simulation and testing. At Nashua Mobile, he was responsible for application development and enhancing the web sites At South West Gauteng College, he was the IT Technician and Network Administrator. During his tenure at Double Digit Media, he was he focused on application and web site development for new and existing clients Mphahlele contributes as a Content Manager for BizNis Africa.

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