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June 2019

More than a foot in the door: A reflective session on the Swiss South African Hospitality Apprenticeship Programme

Thursday, 27 June 2019
13:30
to 15:30
The Hyatt Regency Hotel

 The National Business Initiative (NBI) in partnership with the Swiss Embassy in South Africa and their implementing partners; the Hyatt Regency hotel, Park Inn hotel, the Hilton hotel and the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (Switzerland) have embarked on a six-month pilot; the Swiss South African Hospitality Apprenticeship Programme (SSHAP!) to equip apprentices with the appropriate technical skills and work-readiness to increase their likelihood of success in the identified occupational roles and ultimately enhance their employability. We invite you to…

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Roundtable: Understanding the Gender Pay-Gap in South Africa – Cape Town

Thursday, 20 June 2019
10:30
to 12:30
RMB Corporate Bank, Cape Town

The National Business Initiative (NBI) invites you to attend a roundtable discussion to unpack the gender pay-gap in South African workplaces. It is estimated that women in South Africa earn 23% less than men. The gender pay-gap reinforces inequality in the most unequal society in the world. Given that most South African households are headed by women, the pay-gap between men and women has far-reaching consequences, including in the workplace. Companies can unlock higher levels of productivity, morale and retention…

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Thought Leadership Series: The Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and Transition Risk – Johannesburg

Wednesday, 19 June 2019
09:30
to 13:00
FutureSpace, Sandton

Since its publication in 2017, the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) (www.tcfdhub.org) have attracted significant local and international interest, with their recommendations incorporated into key disclosure platforms. The Task Force’s recommendations represent a significant step in enabling markets to support the transition to a low-carbon economy, by identifying the information needed to appropriately assess and price climate-related risks and opportunities. The National Business Initiative (NBI) invites you to attend a half-day roundtable focused on:…

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CDP Climate Change 2018 Soft Launch – KwaZulu-Natal

Friday, 14 June 2019
13:00
to 16:00
The Square Boutique Hotel, uMhlanga

CDP Climate Change 2018 Soft Launch – KwaZulu-Natal Join us at the launch of the NBI’s 2018 CDP South Africa report in KwaZulu-Natal where we will use CDP data to track the progress by companies in South Africa in scaling up climate action and ambition.    Climate change is an economic issue. Building on the momentous Paris Agreement, nations, states and cities around the world are firmly transitioning towards a low carbon economy. In addition, the world’s largest companies (through…

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CDP and Science Based Targets (SBTs) Workshop: KwaZulu-Natal

Friday, 14 June 2019
09:00
to 13:00
The Square Boutique Hotel, uMhlanga

The CDP Climate Change and CDP Water 2019 workshop will be convened by the National Business Initiative (NBI) in partnership with CDP. Both Nicolette Bartlett, Head of Climate Strategy at CDP, as well as Alberto Carrillo Pineda, a CDP and SBTs expert, will be joining us. The session will provide companies with feedback on key outcomes from the 2018 CDP reporting round and give companies an update on what to expect for 2019. It will also focus on: The past…

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CDP Climate Change 2018 Launch – Cape Town

Thursday, 13 June 2019
10:00
to 13:00
The Vineyard Hotel

Join us at the launch of the NBI’s 2018 CDP South Africa report in Cape Town where we will use CDP data to track the progress by companies in South Africa in scaling up climate action and ambition.    Climate change is an economic issue. Building on the momentous Paris Agreement, nations, states and cities around the world are firmly transitioning towards a low carbon economy. In addition, the world’s largest companies (through We Mean Business) are independently transforming their…

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CDP and Science Based Targets (SBTs) Workshop: Cape Town

Wednesday, 12 June 2019
10:00
to 16:00
The Vineyard Hotel

The CDP Climate Change and CDP Water 2019 workshop will be convened by the National Business Initiative (NBI) in partnership with CDP. Both Nicolette Bartlett, Head of Climate Strategy at CDP, as well as Alberto Carrillo Pineda, a CDP and SBTs expert, will be joining us. The session will provide companies with feedback on key outcomes from the 2018 CDP reporting round and give companies an update on what to expect for 2019. It will also focus on: The past…

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CDP Climate Change 2018 Launch – Johannesburg

Tuesday, 11 June 2019
10:00
to 13:00

Join us at the launch of the NBI’s 2018 CDP South Africa report where we will use CDP data to track the progress by companies in South Africa in scaling up climate action and ambition.    Climate change is an economic issue. Building on the momentous Paris Agreement, nations, states and cities around the world are firmly transitioning towards a low carbon economy. In addition, the world’s largest companies (through We Mean Business) are independently transforming their business models to…

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CDP Week: CDP and Science Based Targets (SBTs) Workshop: Johannesburg

Monday, 10 June 2019
10:00
to 16:00
The Capital on the Park Hotel,

The CDP Climate Change and CDP Water 2019 workshop will be convened by the National Business Initiative (NBI) in partnership with CDP. Both Nicolette Bartlett, Head of Climate Strategy at CDP, as well as Alberto Carrillo Pineda, a CDP and SBTs expert, will be joining us. The session will provide companies with feedback on key outcomes from the 2018 CDP reporting round and give companies an update on what to expect for 2019. It will also focus on: The past…

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