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April 2017

Roundtable for Social and Ethics Committee Members of Company Boards

Tuesday, 4 April 2017
10:00
to 13:00
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By April 2012, boards of designated companies were expected to have set up Social and Ethics Committees, with a mandate to report back to shareholders annually on the company’s performance on a range of social, governance and environmental responsibilities. This is in accordance with section 72 (4) of the Companies Act 71 0f 2008. Five years since the Regulation became effective, it is under review by the Department of Trade and Industry. One recurring issue for many companies and for…

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March 2017

Applying a Science-based Target methodology in the South African context – Pretoria

Thursday, 30 March 2017
09:00
to 12:00
Exxaro, Pretoria West, Corner of Roger Dyason & Voortrekker Road
Pretoria West, Gauteng, South Africa
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The National Business Initiative (NBI), in partnership with We Mean Business (WMB), is hosting an exclusive seminar for members only, intent on exploring the local application of The Sectoral Decarbonisation Approach in South Africa. In our discussion with local companies and international partners it seems that the Sectoral Decarbonisation Approach is the most appropriate method for setting science-based greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for most companies in South Africa. Applying this methodology in South Africa will provide a useful indication of…

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Annual Members Meeting of Global Compact Network SA

Tuesday, 28 March 2017
10:00
to 13:00
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The Global Compact Network South Africa and the National Business Initiative (NBI) are hosting the Annual Members Meeting of Global Compact participants in South Africa. The meeting brings together all existing signatories, partners and companies that are interested in integrating the UNGC 10 Principles and Sustainable Development Goals into core corporate strategy. Please contact Achieng Ojwang for further information.

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Applying a Science-based Target methodology in the South African context – Cape Town

Thursday, 23 March 2017
13:30
to 16:00
PwC, V&A Waterfront, 5 Silo Square, V & A Waterfront
Cape Town, South Africa
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The National Business Initiative (NBI), in partnership with We Mean Business (WMB), is hosting an exclusive seminar for members only, intent on exploring the local application of The Sectoral Decarbonisation Approach in South Africa. In our discussion with local companies and international partners it seems that the Sectoral Decarbonisation Approach is the most appropriate method for setting science-based greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for most companies in South Africa. Applying this methodology in South Africa will provide a useful indication of…

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CDP Climate Change and Water Workshop 2017 – Johannesburg

Friday, 17 March 2017
09:30
to 11:30
KPMG, Parktown, Johannesburg, + Google Map
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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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The NBI and CDP Discussion on the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Recommendations – Johannesburg

Thursday, 16 March 2017
11:30
to 12:30
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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 – 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
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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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