This year COP 17 will be held in Durban. SA’s commitment to job creation, climate change and a low carbon economy will be showcased on the world stage. How much do most of us understand about these issues, so that we can decide how much we want to contribute through our personal and business actions to the green economy?
Learn from policy drafters about sustainable business.
1. THE BENEFITS TO BUSINESS OF GOING GREEN IN 2011.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Nimrod Zalk, Deputy Director-General Industrial Development at the DTI (Department of Trade and Industry), responsible for the Industrial Policy Action Plan, including
Green Industries and Industrial Energy Efficiency strategies.
2. THE COSTS AND PAYBACK TO BUSINESS OF GOING GREEN IN 2011.
SPEAKER: Peet du Plooy Program Manager for Sustainable Growth at TIPS (Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies), an expert in the field of energy economics and policy.
3. CIRCUM NAVIGATING THE WORLD ON GREEN POWER
GUEST: Ray Chaplin, Adventurer and IT specialist, who is about to undertake the first human-powered circumnavigation of the world, via the North & South Poles
LaToscana at Montecasino in Fourways, Main Road, Johannesburg
11th April 2011: 0730 for 0800 hrs
TICKETS and BOOKING:
R250 for first 30, increasing by R50 for each 30 thereafter.
Tickets for SAAEA members are discounted 40% to R150
Payable to: The Democracy Foundation
EFT: Standard Bank Rivonia 001255 Account number 022967923
FAX deposit to 011 804 4221/011 883 7573 or e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
TELEPHONIC BOOKINGS: Ruth 011 802 1826 or Cathy 011 8837573
Please book early as seating is limited
MamaEarth, a foundation for Sustainable Living, is hosting an informative breakfast on 11th April 2011 at La Toscana, Monte Casino, Fourways, Main Road Johannesburg at 0730 hrs for 0800 hrs.
Nimrod Zalk, DDG and head of greens policy of Trade and Industry, will talk on “THE BENEFITS TO BUSINESS OF GOING GREEN IN 2011.”
Peet du Plooy an expert in energy economics on “THE COST AND PAYBACK TO BUSINESS OF GOING GREEN” and adventurer RAY CHAPLIN will speak on his human powered CIRCUM NAVIGATION OF THE WORLD.
Tickets are R250 paid to The Democracy Foundation Standard Bank, 001255;
Enquiries 011 8837573/011 8021826.