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December 2017

A visual display of the South African CDP Water Report 2017

Wednesday, 6 December 2017
16:00
to 18:00

Join us at the launch of the NBI’s 2017 CDP South Africa Water report, where we will consider the status of corporate water resilience in South Africa in the context of significant national water security challenges Water scarcity is a global challenge, but the implications for South Africa are significant. In South Africa it is estimated that by 2030 water demand will exceed supply. Companies have already felt water impacts on their business in a variety of provinces, with last…

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November 2017

Thought Leadership Series: Contextualising Science Based Targets – Johannesburg

Wednesday, 1 November 2017
13:00
to 15:00
The Rosebank Crowne Plaza Hotel, The Crowne Plaza, Rosebank Hotel, 10 Tyrwhitt Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa
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The National Business Initiative (NBI) is hosting a practical seminar where we will explore case studies of international businesses that have set Science Based Targets (SBTs). Setting a Science Based Target for greenhouse gases is the most important thing businesses can do this year. The way that companies approach setting targets needs to be scientific and aligned with a climate-safe path. SBTs provide business with approaches for setting industry appropriate and meaningful corporate GHG reduction targets that are consistent with…

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October 2017

CDP Climate Change 2017 Launch – Johannesburg

Tuesday, 24 October 2017
16:00
to 18:00

CDP CLIMATE CHANGE 2017 LAUNCH NBI’s 2017 CDP South Africa report will use CDP data to track the potential for South African companies to maintain their leading momentum and hear from new voices on economic transition. At the launch, we will report on the progress of South African responding companies in the context of global CDP findings as well as recognise South African companies who have been profiled on the CDP A-List. Kindly click on ACCEPT should you wish to attend…

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Thought Leadership Series – Unpacking the Business & Climate Summit, World Water Week Stockholm and Climate Week New York – Cape Town

Wednesday, 18 October 2017
11:00
to 13:00
PwC, V&A Waterfront, 5 Silo Square, V & A Waterfront
Cape Town, South Africa
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Business and Climate Summit, World Water Week and Climate Week New York represent the three major global dialogues on sustainability held annually. Join us as we discuss the key issues raised at each event and their relevance for South African company thinking and practice. Joanne Yawitch, Alex McNamara and Steve Nicholls, who attended the Business & Climate Summit, World Water Week and Climate Week respectively, will provide feedback on the key messages and main actions emerging from these global conferences…

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Thought Leadership Series – Unpacking the Business & Climate Summit, World Water Week Stockholm and Climate Week New York – Durban

Tuesday, 17 October 2017
13:00
to 15:00

The Business and Climate Summit, World Water Week and Climate Week New York represent the three major global dialogues on sustainability held annually. Join us as we discuss the key issues raised at each event and their relevance for South African company thinking and practice. Joanne Yawitch, Alex McNamara and Steve Nicholls, who attended the Business & Climate Summit, World Water Week and Climate Week respectively, will provide feedback on the key messages and main actions emerging from these global…

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Connecting Research and Practice for Sustainable Business – Johannesburg

Friday, 13 October 2017
09:00
to 13:00

Managers and researchers are collaborating to address knowledge needs associated with sustainable business. What are we learning from these partnerships, and how do we make them more effective? The National Business Initiative (NBI) and the Network for Business Sustainability (NBS-SA) are hosting a morning workshop to discuss what we are learning from and about partnerships between researchers and managers. Such partnerships are becoming increasingly prominent as managers face important questions when integrating sustainability into business strategies and practices. Please click…

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NBI/NBS-SA Workshop: Connecting Research and Practice for Sustainable Business

Friday, 13 October 2017
09:00
to 13:00

Managers and researchers are collaborating to address knowledge needs associated with sustainable business. What are we learning from these partnerships, and how do we make them more effective? The National Business Initiative (NBI) and the Network for Business Sustainability (NBS-SA) are hosting a morning workshop to discuss what we are learning from and about partnerships between researchers and managers. Such partnerships are becoming increasingly prominent as managers face important questions when integrating sustainability into business strategies and practices. Kindly click…

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Thought Leadership Series – Unpacking the Business & Climate Summit, World Water Week Stockholm and Climate Week New York – Johannesburg

Friday, 6 October 2017
13:00
to 15:00
The Rosebank Crowne Plaza Hotel, The Crowne Plaza, Rosebank Hotel, 10 Tyrwhitt Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa
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The Business and Climate Summit, World Water Week and Climate Week New York represent the three major global dialogues on sustainability held annually. Join us as we discuss the key issues raised at each event and their relevance for South African company thinking and practice. Joanne Yawitch, Alex McNamara and Steve Nicholls, who attended the Business & Climate Summit, World Water Week and Climate Week respectively, will provide feedback on the key messages and main actions emerging from these global…

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NBI: What does it take for Companies to Host Graduates from Technical And Vocational Education Training Colleges For Workplace-Based Learning?

Wednesday, 4 October 2017
12:00
to 14:00

The National Business Initiative (NBI) and Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator on behalf of the Construction Industry Partnership (CIP) are hosting a discussion on the findings of the evaluation of a demonstration project in the construction sector aimed at providing workplace-based learning for Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) college graduates. Please contact Shavilla Harpal.

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