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Business Essentials – Green Business Africa, 2 November 2015

Green jobs can loosely be defined as jobs which are created by or contribute to the advancement of the green economy. In developed economies, these skills are fairly entrenched, and the demand for them is growing steadily.

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JSE Supplement, November 2015

Discussions (and magazine articles) about energy efficiency in SA tend to start and end with complaints about load shedding. And while Eskom managed, happily to provide the country with a full month of uninterrupted supply in August, load shedding will continue to cast a long and ominous shadow over the country’s power grid for as long as demand continues to outstrip supply.

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Resource Magazine, November 2015

Established by the Department of Trade Industry and hosted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the National Cleaner Production Centre, SA has launched a number of programmes that have boosted local companies triple bottom line (social, environmental, and financial performance indicators) and supported thousands of green jobs.

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Classic FM: Classic Business Interview, 26 August 2015

In a depressed economy such as this one resource efficiency, becomes key to companies bottom line. It is all about competitiveness. The National Cleaner Production Centre, SA a programme of the Department of Trade and Industry, speaks to the heart of the idea of resource efficiency specifically energy efficiency. NCPC-SA Director Ndivhuho Raphulu elaborated on the NCPC-SA’s role in industry and how business can cut costs through its support. 

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Engineering News, August 2015

“South Africa is currently ranked as one of the top three investors in the renewable energy generation sector in the world, and the South African Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) not only supports the continued development of a ‘Green Economy’ but offers a range of services and incentives for companies wishing to invest in, or expand their local operations and embrace energy saving or green processes,” said Yunus Hoosen, Head of Investment Promotion and Inter Departmental Clearing House at the dti in Pretoria.

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