Helping build ecotourism’s future

Helping build ecotourism’s future

There is a lot of potential hidden inside South Africa’s natural wonders, something MTO Group CEO Lawrence Polkinghorne feels deeply passionate about: “We haven’t yet tapped the international markets. We have so much to offer, such incredible diversity. For the...
MTO opens the White River MTB trails

MTO opens the White River MTB trails

At MTO we harvest and maintain wood as a natural resource. This puts us in the role of custodian over some of South Africa’s most incredible forest landscapes. It is a part of our duty to protect these areas and keep the country’s natural heritage safe for future...
Technology steps in: The MTO Salvage Project

Technology steps in: The MTO Salvage Project

Many of us confuse the current change in the business world with technology. There is no doubt technology has a big role to play, but it’s not what sits at the center of this transformation. The simple truth is that business are able to do so much more – and do...
Forestry Group Empowering Youth

Forestry Group Empowering Youth

Following a successful programme of training undereducated young people in the Southern Cape, the MTO Forestry Group is now rolling out its training programmes for the unemployed youth to different geographical regions and associated industries. MTO’s involvement in...
Transformation is MTO’s DNA

Transformation is MTO’s DNA

One tree does not make a forest. To be successful, you need an ecosystem and you need to nurture that ecosystem. If you take it for granted, it will eventually disappear. This is why transformation in South Africa is important. If the country as a whole isn’t...