Entries by Mao Amis

Global meeting: Building an inclusive green economy

Preparations are well underway for the forthcoming Green Economy Coalition Global Meeting, which will take place in Cape Town South Africa, from January 8th – 9th 2019. The Green Economy Coalition’s annual Global Meetings are vibrant, delegate-led events, dedicated to exploring the future of the green economy. They bring together representatives of business, finance, NGOs […]

South Africa Green Economy Barometer- 2018

5 out of 10 for South Africa’s transition to a green economy The South Africa Green Economy Barometer 2018 provides a snapshot of the transition to a fair, green economy. It is drawn from evidence of policy progress as well as the insights of civil society organisations who are tracking the transition on the ground. […]

The South Africa water innovation story

The current global water crisis is creating a heightened level of awareness around the need for effective water management. Policy makers, private companies and consumers are starting to realise the need for immediate and sustained action. Even though water is widely recognised as being essential for life, its management has seldom been truly effective. In […]

The transition to a clean energy future is inevitable, lets embrace it!

Summary The African Centre for a Green Economy welcomes the signing of the 27 renewable energy power purchase agreements after a two year delay. The IPP’s should build strong partnerships with the local communities that go beyond mere compliance to create sustainable meaningful inclusive impact for all. Cape Town, 5th April 2018 – The African […]

Executive level training on mainstreaming green economy

Executive level training on ESG related issues Primary Beneficiaries: CSI Executives, LED managers, CEO’s of REC’s and mining companies, Stakeholder relations managers Broad focus on mainstreaming ESG related issues Specific focus on Local Economic Development strategies for mining and renewable energy companies Learning Outcomes Measuring impact/metrics Developing effective strategies for local economy development Effective participation […]

Moving the money: Climate change adaptation and entrepreneurship

There is an increasing recognition that entrepreneurship plays a critical role in driving climate change adaptation. Recognising that business as-usual can no longer suffice in the sustainability transition, the need for innovation has become extremely important. Business model innovation both for existing and emerging enterprises, offers an opportunity to test new concepts that can drive […]

Catalysing systems change through sustainability leadership

On 2nd May 2017, we convened a policy dialogue at the Durban ICC to explore how sustainability leadership can address inequality and poverty alleviation in Africa. The event brought together delegates from industry, academia and industry to review the role of sustainability leadership in addressing inequality, systems change and expanding inclusion to address current and […]

Sustainability and Inequality for a Green Economy, lessons from Kenya**

Significant progress has been made in the last couple of years in driving the transition to a green and inclusive world. Events such as the ushering of the new SDGs, the signing of the Paris agreement, and the significant investment flows into renewable energy, are just some of the few hallmarks of the significant strides […]