The current national state of disaster around COVID-19, or coronavirus, has necessitated a number of extraordinary measures in all spheres of life and business. As a CSIR programme, and in line with government guidelines, the NCPC-SA will have a number of operational limitations. 

The NCPC-SA and SABS has initiated an effort to double the number of companies certified for ISO 50001 by the end of 2021. 

Read the article by Engineering News: Initiative launched to stimulate adoption of fast-growing energy management standard by South African firms.

The NCPC-SA’s Alf Hartzenburg, who heads up the IEE Project in South Africa, on the benefits of the international energy management standard ISO 50001. Camera Work: Kutlwano Matala Editing: Nicholas Boyd.

 

Register for one of our upcoming webinars on how the NCPC-SA and SABS can support companies wishing to be certified for ISO 50001.

 
 

The first Southern African Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Colloquium will take place on 7 & 8 November 2016, in Cape Town.  The colloquium will bring together Life Cycle Assessment practitioners and researchers to discuss life cycle performance, knowledge sharing of completed and in-progress LCAs, identify key challenges, and share capacity building and data collection efforts.   The colloquium is hosted by the NCPC-SA and University of Cape Town, in collaboration with ecoinvent and Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs.

The second Southern African Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Colloquium will take place on 31 October - 1 November 2017, in Johannesburg.  The colloquium will bring together Life Cycle Assessment practitioners and researchers to discuss life cycle performance, knowledge sharing of completed and in-progress LCAs, identify key challenges, and share capacity building and data collection efforts.  

Industry representatives from KwaZulu-Natal companies will attend an industrial symbiosis business opportunity workshop on Tuesday, 7 November 2017 in Durban. By employing an innovate reuse and recycling solution, the KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Symbiosis Programme (KISP) will match participants together for the sake of exchanging unused or residual resources of one company for the use of another, thereby diverting waste from landfills and reducing costs to companies.

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