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South Africa’s water sector ripe with investment opportunities

Equitable access to water and sanitation for all South Africans comes with a multi-billion rand price tag. But for willing investors, and businesses in the urban water space, the opportunities are substantial.
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A decade of green economy investments pays off in job creation

Sector development agency Greencape this year celebrates a decade of leveraging funding partnerships and networks to facilitate R41billion worth of investment into South Africa’s green economy.
GreenCape will host a digital dialogue that will unpack green entrepreneurship in South Africa.

Webinar recording: Green entrepreneurship as a driver for change

GreenCape hosted a digital dialogue that unpacked green entrepreneurship in South Africa and the need to grow green SMMEs.
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Open source green business support services directory launches in SA

GreenCape, in partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), launched an open source Green Business Support Services Directory this month.
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The energy transition, are we there yet?

We have less than 10 years to meet SDG7, where the world will – if successful – deliver access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
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Green businesses in South Africa get one-stop info hub

Greencape and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom have launched a green business directory aimed at South African businesses.

South Africa: Green SMME recovery backed by the solidarity of EU

An online dialogue on the theme of green SMME recovery, hosted by the GreenCape engaged an EU delegation in South Africa.
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Loadshedding forcing self-reliance and a move away from Eskom

Now that loadshedding is back, renewed attention will be focused on self-generated embedded power, which is becoming less of a pipedream in South Africa.

1,000 cleantech solution companies sought by international label

GreenCape is the South African contact point to assist local cleantech companies to apply to join the Solar Impulse Foundation 1,000 Efficient Solutions Label portfolio.
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South Africa’s waste management strategy promotes circular economy

The South African waste management strategy will compel major metros to include and integrate the informal sector into the waste management space by 2021.

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