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South African projects seize opportunity to tackle climate crisis and create jobs
Fifteen exciting climate projects from across the country have been selected to take part in the third phase of the Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) in South Africa. 2 Apr 2024 Read more

Energy resilience workshops for agricultural producers in the Western Cape
A call for interest to agricultural producers in the Western Cape to attend energy resilience workshops. 18 Jan 2024 Read more

South African Plastics Pact’s members are leading investment in SA’s transition towards a circular economy
Since the launch of the South African Plastics Pact, members have committed to invest ~R3.5bn in circular downstream investments, including collection, sorting and recycling, and ~R268.3m in upstream interventions, which includes packaging manufacturing and resin production. These investments contribute towards a higher collection and recycling capacity of ~86,000 tonnes. 10 Jan 2024 Read more

Samanjalo and Green Guru Solutions wins first 2023 Mpumalanga green solutions pitch challenge
Samanjalo and Green Guru are the winners of the first Mpumalanga green solutions pitch challenge. They each win cash prizes sponsored by Seriti Green and Enertrag. The winner of the best youth focused solution was awarded to House Harvest with a cash prize sponsored by the Anglo America Foundation. GMS won the incubation award, sponsored by SAREBI. 7 Nov 2023 Read more

Climate Finance Accelerator launches Phase 3 in SA
The Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) South Africa, now in its third phase, has launched a call for proposals to identify projects fighting climate change that would benefit from capacity-building support to help them attract investment. Around 10 projects are expected to be selected from the energy, water, smart agriculture, clean transport, waste, forestry and circular economy sectors. 18 Oct 2023 Read more

Top 10 finalists announced for first 2023 Mpumalanga green solutions pitch challenge
The Top 10 finalists for the first 2023 Mpumalanga green solutions pitch challenge have been selected, from a wide range of cross-cutting green economy entries. 10 Oct 2023 Read more

Top 10 green economy innovations announced for 2023 FNF GreenPitch Challenge
The Top 10 innovations for the 2023 FNF GreenPitch Challenge have been selected, from more than 200 entries. 12 Jul 2023 Read more

2023 FNF GreenPitch Challenge sponsors support green innovation
GreenCape, in partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, invite innovators and entrepreneurs with economically viable green economy innovation business ideas to enter the 2023 GreenPitch Challenge. The digital entry form is online on the 2023 GreenPitch Challenge website. Click here. Entries close at noon on 8 June 2023. 30 May 2023 Read more

Call for entries: 2023 FNF GreenPitch Challenge
GreenCape, in partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, invite innovators and entrepreneurs with economically viable green economy innovation business ideas to enter the 2023 GreenPitch Challenge. Entries are open from 15 May 2023, and close at noon on 8 June 2023. The digital entry form is online on the 2023 GreenPitch Challenge website. Click here. 19 May 2023 Read more

Reports highlight most promising green economy investment opportunities in South Africa
GreenCape's 2023 market intelligence reports (MIRs) identify key developments in energy, electric vehicles, water and sustainable agriculture. 4 May 2023 Read more

Green Economy job opportunities in Mpumalanga
The Mpumalanga Green Cluster Agency is currently accepting applications for suitable candidates to join the pioneering Cluster team. 12 Apr 2023 Read more

Innovative new projects join Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) South Africa
Fifteen innovative low-carbon projects from across South Africa have been announced as the second cohort of projects for Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) South Africa support, following a call for proposals that attracted 166 applications. 1 Dec 2022 Read more

South African Plastics Pact hosts CEO breakfast with Minister Barbara Creecy
Through the facilitation of the South African Plastics Pact, business is demonstrating leadership, and is committed to collaborate with the government to increase the drive to create a circular economy for plastics in South Africa. 3 Nov 2022 Read more

Overstrand municipality wins 2022 Municipal Green Economy Change Champions Showcase
Overstrand Municipality are the winners of the 2022 Municipal Green Economy Change Champions Showcase for their innovative and sustainable project which outsources the operation and maintenance of their bulk water services facilities. 18 Oct 2022 Read more

Celebrating municipal green economy change champions
GreenCape and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) are hosting an online event showcasing five green sustainability initiatives that have been implemented, or are in the process of being implemented, by municipalities across South Africa. 29 Sep 2022 Read more

Renewable energy at home can be a reality for all South Africans
ACSA-supported project installs more than 580 home solar systems for informal settlement households 18 Aug 2022 Read more

UK Government supports climate projects in South Africa
The Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) programme in South Africa has launched a call for proposals to support low-carbon projects fighting climate change and looking for investment. Unlocking investment and innovative technology are key enablers for South Africa's transition to a net zero economy by 2050. 6 Jul 2022 Read more

DiBiCoo hosted international study tour and capacity building workshop in South Africa
The Digital Global Biogas Cooperation (DiBiCoo) project hosted a study tour and capacity building workshop in South Africa from 22-24 March 2022. 10 May 2022 Read more

FLX EV and NatUVcare win the 2022 GreenPitch Challenge
Flx EV (pre-venture category) and NatUVcare™ [By LignOrganic (PTY) Ltd.] (pre-growth category) are the 2022 GreenPitch Challenge winners. 10 May 2022 Read more


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