Development of a South African carbon offset based on REC’s

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 …

Source GOV.UK

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 …

Source: SA Mechanical Engineer

Kumba Iron Ore has submitted the first climate change report on London-based Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) using a digital reporting language that provides improved data analysis and helps companies to make better investor capital allocation decisions.

The Climate Disclosure Standards Boards (CDSB), a consortium of business …

Source: Mechanical Technology

To test a new method of financial and non-financial reporting, Kumba Iron Ore has submitted its first climate change report to London-based Climate Disclosure Project (CDP) using a digital reporting software development by Arkk Solutions and the carbon and climate change advisory firm Promethium Carbon.

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Source: CDSB

CDSB has worked with software development company Arkk Solutions and carbon and climate change advisory firm Promethium Carbon to test this way of reporting information to CDP.

Today, the first ever climate change report using eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), a digital language for reporting business information, was …

Source: Africa Green Media

A UK-backed pilot carbon offsets trading scheme has been successfully demonstrated for “market readiness” in South Africa, the company behind the project has said.

Prometheum Carbon said the completed demonstration programme is the culmination of a three-year research project conducted in “close cooperation” with the Johannesburg …

Source: SA Builder Magazine

At a recent function staged at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Promethium Carbon, in cooperation with the JSE, Silocerts and Done Technologies demonstrated the market readiness for the trading of carbon offsets in South Africa at the JSE.

The system was created within the context of …

Source: Sandton Chronicle

ALEXANDRA – Staff of Bryanston-based Promethium Carbon, keen to offset its carbon footprint, deserted the comfort of their office to plant trees at Skeen Primary School.

Staff of Bryanston-based Promethium Carbon, keen to offset the company’s carbon footprint, deserted the comfort of their office to plant trees …

Source: SA Mining Magazine

If South Africa wants to achieve its aim towards a low carbon economy that in in line with its climate change commitment in terms of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, it must strongly pursue carbon offset trading, says Harmke Immink, director of carbon …

Source: Alex News

Staff of Bryanston-based Promethium Carbon, keen to offset the company’s carbon footprint, deserted the comfort of their office to plant trees at Skeen Primary School.

The trees were planted with the help of experts from Food and Trees for Africa. Khathu Mikosi of Eduplant and Food Gardens, …

Source: Vista

Breakthrough technology turns methane into power.

In breakthrough technology, Sibanye’s Beatrix Gold Mine outside of Welkom is transforming the silent killer, methane gas, into lifesaving free electricity.

This highly explosive gas was responsible for killing 40 mineworkers between 1983 and 2001.

Liemiso Molelengoane, communications officer for Beatrix Operations, …