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April 2018

CDP Climate Change and Water Workshops 2018 – Cape Town

Wednesday, 18 April 2018
10:00
to 13:00
Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel

The 2018 CDP workshops will provide companies with feedback on key outcomes from the 2017 CDP reporting round and give companies an update on what to expect for 2018. The workshops will focus on: The past performance of CDP responding companies, updates on the CDP process this year, including the scoring methodology and common errors in responding, an update on Science Based Targets and TCFD requirements; and CDP’s ‘Reimagining Disclosure’ project, including the introduction of sector-based questionnaires. You are welcome…

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Launch: South African Risk and Vulnerability Atlas, 2nd Edition – Cape Town

Wednesday, 18 April 2018
14:00
to 16:00
The Westin, Cape Town

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the National Business Initiative (NBI) are launching the hardcopy launch of the 2nd Edition of the South African Risk and Vulnerability Atlas (SARVA). First published in 2012, the SARVA has been updated to reflect an enhanced knowledge of future climate change in South Africa and places greater emphasis on specific themes and case studies. The hard copy SARVA is complemented by an online portal,…

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CDP Climate Change and Water Workshops 2018 – Durban

Thursday, 19 April 2018
10:00
to 13:00
Garden Court Hotel Umhlanga

The 2018 CDP workshops will provide companies with feedback on key outcomes from the 2017 CDP reporting round and give companies an update on what to expect for 2018. The workshops will focus on: The past performance of CDP responding companies, updates on the CDP process this year, including the scoring methodology and common errors in responding, an update on Science Based Targets and TCFD requirements; and CDP’s ‘Reimagining Disclosure’ project, including the introduction of sector-based questionnaires. You are welcome…

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Launch: South African Risk and Vulnerability Atlas, 2nd Edition – Durban

Friday, 20 April 2018
11:00
to 13:00
The Hilton Hotel (DBN) Durban, South Africa + Google Map

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the National Business Initiative (NBI) are launching the hardcopy launch of the 2nd Edition of the South African Risk and Vulnerability Atlas (SARVA). First published in 2012, the SARVA has been updated to reflect an enhanced knowledge of future climate change in South Africa and places greater emphasis on specific themes and case studies. The hard copy SARVA is complemented by an online portal,…

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Applying a Science-Based Target Methodology in the South African Context – Cape Town

Tuesday, 24 April 2018
10:00
to 13:00
The Westin, Cape Town

The National Business Initiative (NBI), in partnership with WWF and We Mean Business, is hosting an exclusive seminar that will assist South African companies in implementing science based targets. The Science Based Targets initiative is a partnership between CDP, the UN Global Compact, WWF and World Resources Institute that aims to provide companies with a platform to set emissions reduction targets that are in line with the level of decarbonisation required to keep the global temperature increase below 2⁰ C.…

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Applying a Science-Based Target Methodology in the South African Context – Johannesburg

Thursday, 26 April 2018
10:00
to 13:00
FutureSpace, Sandton

The National Business Initiative (NBI), in partnership with WWF and We Mean Business, is hosting an exclusive seminar that will assist South African companies in implementing science based targets. The Science Based Targets initiative is a partnership between CDP, the UN Global Compact, WWF and World Resources Institute that aims to provide companies with a platform to set emissions reduction targets that are in line with the level of decarbonisation required to keep the global temperature increase below 2⁰ C.…

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May 2018

Enhancing Business Resilience through Context-Based Strategy and Partnerships

Friday, 4 May 2018
09:00
to 15:00
Santam, Sandton

The National Business Initiative (NBI) and Network for Business Sustainability (NBS-SA) are hosting a morning workshop to discuss how we ensure that companies and communities are resilient in the face of increasingly frequent and severe disruptions, such as the Western Cape drought? We will focus on two key dimensions: how companies are contextualising their strategy to enhance resilience and how they are partnering with municipalities and others to enhance the resilience of their companies and the communities in which they…

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Workshop: Creating a Vision of an Equal and Just South Africa

Friday, 11 May 2018
09:30
to 15:30
Hilton Hotel Sandton

Via two in-depth workshops we aim to collectively explore and re-think a future where all people have access to the economy, and equality in society. The NBI’s Transformation Programme explores how we can find effective ways to contribute towards creating an equal and just South African society within and outside of the workplace. The programme engages with both the role of business in addressing our core socio-economic challenges of inequality, poverty and unemployment and will also address key internal transformation…

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Kopano ya Metsi’s Municipal Water Infrastructure Investment Dialogue

Monday, 21 May 2018
09:00
to 13:00
DBSA, Midrand

 Municipalities are the service delivery arm of government. Theirs in an important mandate upon which hinges key areas of South Africa’s social and economic development. At present, most municipalities face immense challenges relating to the development and maintenance of water and sanitation infrastructure. It is therefore key to understand the challenges municipalities face, what infrastructure projects they are prioritising and how best to strengthen their water business for social and economic prosperity. The National Business Initiative (NBI), in partnership with…

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