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March 2017

CDP Climate Change and Water Workshop 2017 – Cape Town

Tuesday, 14 March 2017
14:00
to 16:00
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The CDP workshops will provide companies with feedback on key outcomes from the 2016 CDP reporting round and give companies an update on what to expect for expect for 2017. The workshops will focus on: The past performance of CDP responding companies Updates on the CDP process this year, including the scoring methodology and how you can achieve better scores A refresher on the revised CDP climate change scope 2 reporting guidance and an update on Science Based Targets CDP’s…

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NBI and CDP Discussion on the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Recommendations – Cape Town

Tuesday, 14 March 2017
11:00
to 12:00
Cape

The Financial Stability Board¹ launched an industry-led Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in 2015 as the result of a global effort to shape common guidelines and standards for climate-related financial disclosures. The discussion will cover what the TCFD recommendations are and what they mean for your organization, how CDP can aid you in their implementation, and the next steps - going further than the recommendations on the road to a well-below 2 C world, set out in the Paris…

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CDP Climate Change and Water Workshop 2017 – Durban

Monday, 13 March 2017
14:00
to 16:00
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The March 2017 CDP workshops will provide companies with feedback on key outcomes from the 2016 CDP reporting round and give companies an update on what to expect for expect for 2017. The workshops will focus on: The past performance of CDP responding companies Updates on the CDP process this year, including the scoring methodology and how you can achieve better scores A refresher on the revised CDP climate change scope 2 reporting guidance and an update on Science Based…

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NEES Consultation

Friday, 10 March 2017
09:00
to 16:00
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The Energy Efficiency Leadership Network (EELN) of the National Business Initiative (NBI), in partnership with the Department of Energy (DoE) is hosting a National Energy Efficiency Strategy (NEES) consultation session. The NEES is intended to respond to the ever increasing demand for energy, coupled with a growing commitment to improve resource use and the reduction of South Africa’s national environmental footprint.

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Thought Leadership Series (TLS) – Debating the IRP and IEP

Wednesday, 8 March 2017
12:00
to 14:00
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After much anticipation, both the updated Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for electricity and the Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) were released by the Department of Energy for comment in November 2016. The release of these planning documents brings into sharp focus considerations around the makeup of both the energy and electricity mix in South Africa to 2050, including the relative role of major technologies such as renewable energy, gas and nuclear. Central to these considerations is the social, economic and environmental…

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Roundtable for Social and Ethics Committee Members of Company Boards

Friday, 3 March 2017
08:00
to 17:00
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The Global Compact Network South Africa and the National Business Initiative (NBI) are hosting a roundtable for Social and Ethics Committee Members of Company Boards This will enable the NBI/UNGC to engage with all participants in on-going dialogue on driving best practice in sustainability performance through Social and Ethics Committees. Please contact Achieng Ojwang for further information.  

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February 2017

Accelerating Youth Employability: Harnessing the Collective Action of Small and Emerging Contractors in the Construction Industry

Wednesday, 15 February 2017
11:00
to 13:00
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The National Business Initiative (NBI), on behalf of the Construction Industry Partnership (CIP), is hosting a Thought Leadership and Dialogue Discussion on the role and contribution of small and emerging contractors in the construction sector in accelerating youth employability.

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December 2016

A Visual Display of the South African CDP Water Report 2016

Thursday, 1 December 2016
16:00
to 18:00
The Rosebank Crowne Plaza Hotel, The Crowne Plaza, Rosebank Hotel, 10 Tyrwhitt Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa
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Please join us for a packed water launch in 2016, as we discuss the key findings from CDP Water for 2016, hear from the National Planning Commission on future water development in South Africa and consider the role of water in a low carbon economy.

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November 2016

NBI’s Thought Leadership Series (TLs) on the WWF Water Risk Filter

Tuesday, 29 November 2016
11:30
to 14:00
The Rosebank Crowne Plaza Hotel, The Crowne Plaza, Rosebank Hotel, 10 Tyrwhitt Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa
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Water risk, whether related to the current national drought or more systemic risks factors, is as relevant in South Africa today than at any other point in our contemporary history. The completion of a water risk assessment is instrumental in understanding risk to company operations, reputation and business growth.

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