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January 2020

Building leadership and momentum around climate action in the lead up to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties – November 2020 (COP26)

Thursday, 30 January 2020
11:00
to 13:00
FutureSpace, Sandton

2020 is a pivotal moment in the race to tackle climate change.  We are running out of time to make the global and local economic changes that will avert the worst physical climate impacts, impacts that will be catastrophic for South Africa.  Given slow progress at COP25 in Madrid, the leadership, plans and activities of the British Government as the COP26 host, will be critical.  It is important for us as National Business Initiative (NBI) members to understand their processes…

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February 2020

Expanding Prospects for Youth in the Green Economy – Cape Town

Friday, 7 February 2020
11:00
to 13:00
The Westin, Cape Town

The National Business Initiative (NBI) manages the implementation of the Installation, Repair and Maintenance (IRM) Initiative, a national programme to expand artisanal learning and employment pathways for young people, with a particular focus on the Green Economy. The IRM Initiative forms part of the Presidential Job Summit agreement and seeks to create a minimum 7,500 jobs and self-employment over the next 2 years. In partnership with GreenCape, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator and TVET Colleges, the IRM Initiative will implement a…

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Adaptation Finance Events 2020 – “Unlocking Private Sector Involvement in the Green Climate Fund Projects in South Africa”

Wednesday, 12 February 2020
11:00
to 13:00
FutureSpace, Sandton

The National Business Initiative (NBI) and the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) have the pleasure of inviting you to attend a series of events towards building a pipeline of adaptation and biodiversity-based adaptation projects to alleviate the acute shortage of adaption projects locally; and to attract up to US$50 million from the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The NBI and SANBI have launched this 3-phase project designed to help identify areas of vulnerability, areas where our member companies are working on…

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