Wednesday, 06 February 2013 14:01

The Carbon Disclosure Project – Quo Vadis?

WEBSITE: The 2013 Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) season is now officially upon us – the new questionnaire has already been issued and responses are requested by 30 May.

Friday, 23 November 2012 08:26

Who is the Carbon Protocol of SA?

The Carbon Protocol of South Africa is hosting a platform for Programmes of Activities under the Kyoto Protocol.

Thursday, 22 November 2012 12:28

Turning risk into reward

The South African business sector is increasingly anticipating and responding to climate change issues, according to the recently released Carbon Disclosure Project: South Africa 2012.

I-Cat is a leading environmental management company supplying its clients with exceptional services and environmental-related products. They offer specialised services in carbon management and strategy development, carbon footprint quantification and certification, product lifecycle assessments and branding, environmental management, wastewater effluent management and solutions, and dust suppression solutions.

ACAD is Africa’s first project development support facility dedicated to increasing carbon project deal-flow. Its approach to market and capacity development is innovative because it is practical, investment-project specific, flexible and demand-driven.

EcoMetrix Africa is a leading company in the business of carbon management and financing with an unmatched track record in sourcing, developing and trading South African emission-reduction credits under the Clean Development Mechanism of the UNFCCC. They have a positive view on the African post-Kyoto market potential and are dedicated to make a contribution in the fight against climate change on the African continent.

A new CDM-approved methodology will open the doors for rural households in developing countries to benefit from CDM projects. Projects registered under the CDM can earn saleable credits when they reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to sustainable development.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 10:00

Trees become a symbol of sustainability

Lafarge Gypsum recently concluded its national drive to plant trees all over the country as part of its Conference of the Parties (COP) 17 campaign. Close to a hundred trees were planted in Cape Town, Gauteng and Durban.

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 13:40

SA companies lead the way in disclosing emissions

When it comes to calculating and disclosing greenhouse gas emissions, South Africa’s top companies are leading the way globally. Not only did 83% of the JSE’s top 100 companies respond to the 2011 Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with a marked increase from 2010’s 74%, but the quality of the responses has also clearly improved.
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 13:37

Mining group shines in CDP report

Exxaro is actively engaging the opportunities that climate change presents through various forums and strategies. Therefore it comes as no surprise that the mining group’s proactive actions are reflected in the recent CDP report as a climb in rankings for the company.
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