Entries by Climate Neutral

Emissions offsetting: closing the main carbon tap of your business

By Danielle de Bruin, Programme Manager Mobility / Climate Neutral Group in The Netherlands A car leasing company called us recently with a query around sustainability and transport. “We are not offsetting emissions because we think prevention is better” was one of the statements. Upon concluding our telephone conversation, during which we agreed on many points, […]

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

In 2014, Sanlam Cape Town Marathon was declared South Africa’s first carbon neutral sporting event. Working with Sanlam, the headline sponsor for the event, Climate Neutral Group followed a four-step process to achieve this result. Background In hosting the event in Cape Town, the organisers sought to minimise the environmental impacts of the marathon in […]

South Africa aims to publish offset rules next month

Published 22:38 on March 8, 2016  /  Last updated at 22:38 on March 8, 2016  /  Africa, EMEA  /  No Comments South Africa aims to publish draft regulations in late April establishing which domestic offset types can be used to comply with the country’s planned carbon tax. The draft will establish what offset standards – such […]