Kumba pilots next-gen climate change reporting tool

Source: African Environment

Kumba Iron Ore has submitted the first climate change report to 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 Board (CDSB), a consortium of business and …

Source:  Business Day Live

A YEAR is a long time in the energy business, 16 years is forever. That, more or less, describes the Department of Energy’s integrated resources plan (IRP) and the broader scoped integrated energy plan (IEP).

The IRP and IEP are the department’s forecast of how much …

Source: Classic FM

Director Robbie Louw at the Demonstration of market readiness  event that was held at the JSE on the 29th January 2015.

Please click the audio below to listen to the interview.

http://promethium.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Classic-FM-Interview.mp3

Source: Offshore Trusts Guide

Climate-change advisory firm Prometheum Carbon has completed a program to demonstrate the readiness of the existing South African market infrastructure for the carbon offset trading that will form part of the carbon tax system being introduced from 2016.

A demonstration of market readiness was the culmination …

Source: GOV. UK

1.Summary
Johannesburg Stock Exchange promotes High Commission Prosperity Fund project on viability of carbon trading in South Africa. Visual demonstration of “market readiness” to influential audience of business, government and civil society, and a further boost for efforts to promote low carbon growth. For National Treasury now …

Source: Environment in Africa

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is to become one of the first sporting events to be declared carbon neutral in South Africa.

This will be achieved through the pilot purchase of carbon credits traded on a JSE platform using existing commercial and financial infrastructure. The platform …

Source: Western Province Athletics

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is to become one of the first sporting events to be declared carbon neutral in South Africa.

This will be achieved through the pilot purchase of carbon credits traded on a JSE platform using existing commercial and financial infrastructure. The platform …

Source: Out.Law.com

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 Stock Exchange …

Source: Your Sport

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is set to be declared one of South Africa’s first sporting events to be declared carbon neutral.

This will be achieved through the pilot purchase of carbon credits traded on a JSE platform using existing commercial and financial infrastructure.

The platform and …

Source: Foreign & Commonwealth Office 

This week the UK Government launched the Global Calculator, a free and interactive website that allows anyone to test out different solutions to climate change and find out what it really takes to stop global warming. Climate change often feels like such a massive and …

Source: Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is to become one of the first sporting events to be declared carbon neutral in South Africa.

This will be achieved through the pilot purchase of carbon credits traded on a JSE platform using existing commercial and financial infrastructure. The …

Hardlopers wat hulle inskryf vir die Sanlam-marathon in Kaapstad in September vanjaar kan hul groen-gewete sus.

Sanlam het pas koolstofkrediete gekoop wat die koolstofvoetspoor van dié wedloop uitvee. Sanlam het dit reggekry danksy ’n oefenlopie die afgelope week waar die verhandeling in koolstofkrediete vir die eerste keer op die JSE …

Regering staan vas by sy klimaatstrategie
’n Koolstofbelasting vir Suid-Afrika is aan die kom en daar is geen keer daaraan nie.

Die nasionale tesourie gaan in die eerste helfte van volgende jaar die wetgewing daarvoor vir openbare kommentaar uitreik, waarna die kabinet dit moet goedkeur sodat dit in 2016 in …

Mining has always had a substantial impact on the environment and South Africa has always been one of the most affected.
Prior to the enactment of the 1991 Minerals Act, mining companies took either a reactive approach to land rehabilitation and complied with minimum requirements, or only superficially
rehabilitated mining …

Source: Financial Mail

Pick n Pay triumphed over super­-green Woolworths in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) ranking of the impact that companies have on the environment and natural resources.

Almost 2 000 corporates from around the world have disclosed their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint to the CDP. Only …