COP22 and 2020 vision for climate change

COP22 and 2020 vision for climate change

Each year it feels like we edge closer to solving Earth’s climate change challenges, and it is safe to say that each year we make great strides toward being the green planet we need to be. Every year the United Nations hosts an international conference for climate...

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Clearing the air around carbon jargon

Clearing the air around carbon jargon

So much of the impact of global warming and carbon reporting is lost in the jargon around these issues. Yes, perhaps you’ve heard them before, whether in conversation or in the news, but how much of them do you understand? We believe the first step in helping you...

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4 Ways greenwashing will damage your brand

4 Ways greenwashing will damage your brand

4 ways greenwashing will damage your brand For those still unfamiliar with the term ‘greenwashing’, it is used to describe green marketing or PR that is used in a deceptive way to wrongfully promote the perception that a company’s policies, purpose and products are...

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The proposed South African carbon tax

How will the carbon tax bill affect your business? The carbon tax bill was tabled in Parliament late 2018 for consideration, to be implemented mid 2019. Recognising the importance of reducing carbon emissions and foreseeing the benefits that a low carbon economy can...

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When will South Africa introduce carbon tax?

When will South Africa introduce carbon tax?

The South African government has introduced a carbon tax effective 1 June 2019 with the objective to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions. While transitioning, 60% of emissions will be tax-exempt up to 2022 to lessen the impact on industry. Over and above the basic...

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Why act?

Why act?

Our business revolves around accounting for and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in organisations. Why the importance one might ask? It is fairly simple why we should act in our personal lives, communities and work environments to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions:...

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Climate change and how 2016 faired

The words climate change and carbon emissions seem to naturally drum up negative connotations. This is not surprising when we see things like the world passing the 400ppm carbon dioxide threshold and the slowing of the Atlantic sea belt crop up. Yet, these events can...

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What are scopes in carbon accounting?

Greenhouse gas emissions are categorised as direct and indirect; and grouped into Scopes for accounting and reporting. Direct Emissions – Scope 1 Emissions are categorised as ‘direct’ when they are generated from activities or sources within the reporting company’s...

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What are the benefits of doing a carbon footprint?

The value of embracing a sustainable strategy is demonstrated through increased profitability, increased efficiencies, reduced cost, increased market share, and reduced business risk, both reputational and financial. However, you can't manage what you don't measure....

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What causes carbon emissions?

What causes carbon emissions?

Usually we think of industry—of factories with smokestacks—when we consider the major sources of the carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to climate change. Although that is correct offices and services based companies account for a surprisingly large part of the...

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What Does "Net-Zero Emissions" Mean? 6 Common Questions, Answered https://t.co/vvq3Dr9nlH via @WorldResources #netzero
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4 Things to Know About the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere | World Resources Institute… https://t.co/LY2xyMcEip
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How warm oceans supercharge deadly hurricanes https://t.co/7RRiFjsv45 #HurricaneDorain #ClimateChangeIsReal
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Why is climate change’s 2°C of warming limit so important? https://t.co/oVFusqvBOI #climatechange
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Planes, Trains and (Big) Automobiles: How Heavy Transport Can Reduce Emissions and Save Money worldresources… https://t.co/0GgKWFxMeQ
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Industry and campaigners spar over carbon tax. https://t.co/weKax4OnCM #CarbonTax
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How Fashion Companies Can Collaborate to Tackle Their Biggest Source of #Carbon Pollution https://t.co/E0T7ZEvsrZ v… https://t.co/1378lI6MZ8
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We have too many fossil-fuel power plants to meet climate goals https://t.co/hoA5ReDNRG via @NatGeo #energy #ClimateAction #fossilfuels
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Pick n Pay veggies now have sell-by dates etched onto their skin - here's why. We’ll done @PicknPay!… https://t.co/clnFDQDgR7
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Here’s how climate change is viewed around the world https://t.co/FNsakDxJTM via @Moneyweb #ClimateChange
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