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Greening the South African Growth Path: Transitioning to Sustainability Greening the South African Growth Path: Transitioning to Sustainability

Date added: 02/25/2011
Date modified: 02/25/2011
Filesize: 1.33 MB
Downloads: 2019

Lead authors: Dr. Camaren Peter & Prof. Mark Swilling, School of Public Leadership, Sustainability Institute, Stellenbosch University, Jeremy Wakeford.

Contributing authors: Peet du Plooy (TIPS, Pretoria), Prof. Martin de Wit (School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University), Johan Lanz (Doctoral Researcher, School of Public of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University), Gareth Haysom (Sustainability Institute), Candice Kelly (Sustainability Institute), Dr. Anthony Turton (Consultant), Prof. Alan Brent (School of Public Leadership and Centre for Sustainable and Renewable Energy Studies, Stellenbosch University), and Kyle Mason-Jones (The Green House, Cape Town), Yvonne Hansen (The Green House, Cape Town), and Brett Cohen (The Green House, Cape Town).

Review of Climate Change Legislation and Policies Review of Climate Change Legislation and Policies

Date added: 04/20/2012
Date modified: 04/20/2012
Filesize: 1.17 MB
Downloads: 1982

Review of International and African Climate Change Legislation and Policies. Report Commissioned by AWEPA Parliamentary Support Programme in South Africa. 20 March 2012.

Schirin Yachkaschi - Drinking from the Poisoned Chalice Schirin Yachkaschi - Drinking from the Poisoned Chalice

Date added: 10/13/2006
Date modified: 10/14/2006
Filesize: 55 kB
Downloads: 1975
Schirin Yachkaschi is doing her Phd on organisation development in CBOs, supervised by Prof. Mark Swilling. This paper reflects her core thinking that will be elaborated theoretically and empirically in her Phd. Her research is based on work she did with CBOs while working for Community Connections, an NGO that supports CBOs with offices at the Philippi Business Place - an SI project.

Report on Greening the South African Growth Path - Long Version Report on Greening the South African Growth Path - Long Version

Date added: 01/08/2011
Date modified: 02/25/2011
Filesize: 2.39 MB
Downloads: 1953

Peter, C. (co-lead author), Swilling, M. (co-lead author), du Plooy, P., de Wit, M., Wakeford, J., Lanz, J., Haysom, G., Kelly, C., Turton, A., Brent, A., Mason-Jones, K., Hansen, Y., Cohen, B. Greening the South African Growth Path: Challenges, Prospects and Trajectories. Policy Report commissioned by the Development Bank of Southern Africa, 2010.

Biodiversity Economy - Wendy Crane Biodiversity Economy - Wendy Crane

Date added: 12/04/2006
Date modified: 01/08/2010
Filesize: 91.55 kB
Downloads: 1835
This article was published by Trialogue based on research that Wendy Crane (2003 intake) conducted for her final Mphil research project.

Journey to India Journey to India

Date added: 02/24/2008
Date modified: 02/24/2008
Filesize: 1.67 MB
Downloads: 1825
Gareth Haysom's notes on the research trip to India by the SI's sustainable agriculture group, including two MPhil students.

Facilitating Energy Efficiency in the Commercial Sector Facilitating Energy Efficiency in the Commercial Sector

Date added: 08/16/2007
Date modified: 08/16/2007
Filesize: 120.99 kB
Downloads: 1792
Facilitating Energy Efficiency in the Commercial Sector by David Nicol. David Nicol is employed by the Sustainability Institute and heads up the Energy Efficiency Initiative located within the Cape Town Partnership. This reflects some of the learning from the first year of experience from this project.

Spier Sustainability Report Spier Sustainability Report

Date added: 12/22/2007
Date modified: 12/22/2007
Filesize: 106.74 kB
Downloads: 1743
The Sustainability Institute's research team helped Spier to write its Sustainability Report which won top honours at ACCA Awards this year.

Gareth Haysom - pro-poor tourism Gareth Haysom - pro-poor tourism

Date added: 09/27/2006
Date modified: 10/07/2006
Filesize: 102.79 kB
Downloads: 1662
Gareth Haysom is an associate of the Sustainability Institute. He wrote this paper based on assignments from his MPhil courses. It has been accepted for publication in Development Southern Africa, Vol. 22, No.2, 2006.

Struggling to wean a society of a century old legacy of coal Struggling to wean a society of a century old legacy of coal

Date added: 01/03/2010
Date modified: 01/03/2010
Filesize: 475.41 kB
Downloads: 1439
Mandla Tsikata (Bphil 2009) and his lecturer Ben Sebitosi published this article in the international peer reviewed journal Energy in 2009. Drawing on an essay written by Tsikata, the authors reflect on South Africa's challenge to wean itself dependence on coal.