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South Africa launches Carbon Offset Administration System

The implementation of the South African Carbon Tax has finally reached completion with the launch of the Carbon Offset Administration System (COAS). This follows the gazetting of the regulations on trade exposure and performance benchmarks one…
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Climate Neutral Group’s Expectations from the Climate Summit in Madrid

The two-week climate summit in Madrid, December 2nd -13th  (COP25) will determine whether international Carbon Trade will be properly regulated and thereby contribute to the ambitions of Paris. Hence, next year countries are expected to…
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3 Steps to a Climate Neutral Business

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In 2018, the world’s leading climate scientists warned us that to avert climate change catastrophe we must cut global carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 and become climate neutral by 2050. In order to do this, government and businesses must make…
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Two Important Dates Not to Miss in 2019

2019 is a landmark year for South Africa with Carbon Tax Regulations coming into effect by the middle of this year. Make sure you are in the know and stay up to date with the upcoming deadlines. If any of the following dates apply to your company,…
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Let’s get more job-intensive, less carbon-intensive

Published on Fin24 on Oct 02 2018 20:15, written by Louise Naude. Growth in South Africa’s GDP has stalled, yet significant opportunities to drive a deep and sustainable economic turnaround could be missed if we don’t pay attention. Initiatives…
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Climate Neutral Group once again ICROA certified

Climate Neutral Group, with offices in both Cape Town and Johannesburg, is the only Dutch carbon offset provider which is a member of ICROA. As such it is also the only offset provider in South Africa which is an ICROA member. The ICROA Code…
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The Race to Net Zero

While many of the top 100 companies listed on JSE Limited are currently calculating their carbon footprints, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Before long, most companies will need to calculate, reduce and disclose their environmental impact…
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Voluntary Carbon Market Insights: 2018 Outlook and First-Quarter Trends

Original article was written by  Kelley Hamrick and Melissa Gallant. Forest-Trends.org Jul 27, 2018, Click here to view full article and download the report. Since trading of voluntary carbon offsets first took off in the late 2000’s,…
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Africa sees 1st carbon neutral brewery amid climate concerns

Original article was written by Neil Shaw, associated press.  Darling, South Africa — Jul 21, 2018, 5:24 AM ET, Click here to view full article. A South African brewery is said to be the first in Africa to go carbon-neutral as more businesses…
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First African company announces science-based greenhouse gas target

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Original article was published on engineering on 19 July 2018, Click here to view full article. Emira Property Fund has become the first African and South African company to have a greenhouse gas emissions target approved by…