Fast-tracking low carbon development in SA

Source: EE Publishers

It is not well known that many of the burdens of carbon offset schemes have been significantly reduced through innovations in recent years, designed to reduce the barriers in accessing carbon finance while maintaining the credibility of the programmes and the integrity of the carbon credits generated.…

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On Thursday 17 March, Promethium Carbon, in cooperation with Harmony Gold, launched an online toolkit to facilitate the development of sustainable and bankable projects which will focus on generating renewable energy, rehabilitating mining impacted land and creating jobs.  This toolkit was launched during a function that …

Source: Engineering News

Carbon and climate change advisory company Promethium Carbon, in partner-ship with gold major Harmony Gold, has developed and launched a toolkit to facilitate the development of sustainable and bankable projects on mining-impacted land.

The initiative also has a strong socioeconomic upliftment focus.

The toolkit will focus on …

Promethium Carbon published a report on Fast-Tracking Low Carbon Development in SA during an event at the Kyalami Race Track on 4 April 2016. This project was funded by the British High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Promethium Carbon launched their Independent Power Producers Guideline, together with the Electricity Market Reform in Southern Africa Report, at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on 31 March 2016. This project was sponsored by the British High Commission.

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Promethium Carbon launched an online toolkit during an event at the Chamber of Mines for the Community Based Renewable Energy project.

This online toolkit is available on

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Click here to view an extract of the Deputy British High Commissioner’s address 

Promethium Carbon launched an IPP Guideline, funded by the British High Commission in South Africa, in Zimbabwe on 15 March 2016.

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Click here to view the opening by Simon Thomas, Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy, Zimbabwe

Source: Business Day TV

Director, Harmke Immink was interviewed by Business Day TV discussing the Draft Carbon Tax Bill which was published for comment on 2 November 2015:

The design of the Draft Carbon Tax remains largely unchanged from the Carbon Tax Policy Paper that was released in May 2013. …

Source: CNBC Africa

Director, Harmke Immink  was interviewed by CNBC Africa,  on the 23rd of September 2015 discussing: Transitioning into a low carbon economy:

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Source: Southern African Alternative Energy Association

The South African Government proposes a unique carbon tax and offset scheme. This tax includes a mechanism whereby tax payers can reduce their tax obligation by using carbon offsets.

The tax is introduced at a time that the country faces an energy crisis in …

Source: Environment in Africa

Johannesburg, 22 July 2015 – The African Climate Reality Project (ACRP) has launched an open letter bringing together 47 voices from across the country including Greenpeace Africa, Promethium Carbon, People’s Weather, Project 90 by 2030, BirdLife South Africa, Change Agent Collective, Dimension Data, Anglican Church of …

Source: Bidvoice Magazine

In December 2014 Konica Minolta South Africa invited representatives from South Africa’s media houses, along with a number of its CSI partners and staff, to the launch of its new website showcasing the company’s corporate social initiatives.

In his welcome speech Andrew Griffith, product manager: Office products …

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Deputy High Commissioner Peter Boxer congratulating Robbie Louw, Director of Promethium Carbon, for a successful Prosperity Fund project in 2014

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Source: 25 Degrees in Africa

Promethium Carbon is offsetting its carbon footprint for the 2014 financial year by planting close to 100 trees. The trees are being planted at the Skeen Primary School in Alexandra about 10 km from Promethium’s office in Bryanston.

“The trees will grow and offset both …

Source: SA Mining Magazine

The fifth-largest producer of seaborne iron ore in the world, Kumba  Iron Ore, has submitted the first climate change report to London-based Climate Disclosure Project (CDP) using a digital reporting language.

This will provide improved data analysis and help companies to make better investor capital allocation …