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SA’s Carbon Tax and the Implications for Fruit and Wine Farmers

Apr 11, 2016

The Draft Carbon Tax Bill has been released for comment during November 2015. The Confronting Climate Change (CCC) Initiative has received many questions with regards to the bill and have, in esponse, developed this summary document with the information currently to our disposal. It is meant to be a high-level document that outline the carbon tax processes and should by no means be read as conclusive as it is likely that there will be refinements to the Bill after the public comment has been received.

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CCC Eco-Logic award

Apr 11, 2016

The Enviropaedia is a South African environmental encyclopaedia and networking platform that promotes social and environmental sustainability.  They educate and motivate consumers to purchase new emerging “green” products, technologies and services from organisations that demonstrate their commitment to sustainability.  One of the ways they do this is through the annual Eco-Logic Awards.

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Confronting Climate Change Project Update

Apr 11, 2016

Blue North Sustainability manages the “Confronting Climate Change” project (or CCC in short) on behalf of the South African Fruit and Wine industries.  This project is now in its 8th year and focuses on supporting South African farmers, packhouses and wineries in calculating their carbon footprint.  Here is a short and sharp update of what 2016 holds in store.

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