Inequality and Economic Inclusion

  • Year 2019
  • Organisation Change Pathways and TIPS
  • Author(s) Anthony Dane, Dave Wright and Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The world is moving quickly towards electric vehicles (EVs). South Africa needs to prepare for this to manage the negative transition impacts and maximise the positive impacts. This policy brief explores the opportunity to develop a proactive policy framework that would shape and drive a just transition for the benefit of all South Africans."
Published in Green Economy

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s) Struan R. Robertson
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper assesses opportunities in the plantation forestry industry and the role the sector can play in promoting sustainable outcomes in terms of reaping socioeconomicbenefits and safeguarding positive environmental spillover benefits in carbon sequestration,substitute habitat, and conservation. It forms part of a series of papers aimed at providing a barometer of South Africa’s transition…"

  • Year 2018
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi, TIPS Economist: Sustainable Growth
A significant proportion of people still require proper sanitation services in South Africa, on the continent, and globally. Given the inadequacies in the current sanitation system, there is a huge potential market for new generation sanitation (NGS) technologies. The size of the market could be much bigger if we consider the proportion of…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2018
  • Author(s) Bhavna Deonarain, TIPS Researcher: Sustainable Growth
Economic, social and environmental consequences of the global crisis of sustainability are hindering growth and development, particularly in developing countries. In response to the awareness of a changing climate, and ratified commitments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve sustainability, South Africa has embraced decarbonising the transport sector, the second highest emitter…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This policy paper reviews the valuation, protection and management of nature in South Africa. It forms part of a series of papers aimed at providing a barometer of South Africa’s transition to sustainable development. "

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention, which summarises the…"
Published in Green Economy

  • Date Friday, 07 September 2018
  • Time 9.30-13.00
  • Venue TIPS Boardroom, 234 Lange St, Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria
  • Main Speakers HOSTED BY TIPS AND GREEN ECONOMY COALITION (GEC)
  • For enquiries or to register please contact natasha@tips.org.za
AGENDA 9:30 - 9:45: Opening and Welcome 9:45 - 12:00: Presentations and discussion of research findings Global trends in the circular economy: Experience from developing countries - Nilgün Tas (UNIDO) South Africa's experience with industrial symbiosis - Henry Nuwarinda, National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA)Tea Advancing the development of biomaterials in South Africa - Chistopher…"

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
  • Author(s) Daryl McLean (Rhodes University, Environmental Learning Research Centre); Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention, which summarises the…"
Published in Green Economy

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
  • Author(s) Mike Ward (Creating Sustainable Value) and Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention, which summarises the…"
Published in Green Economy

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
  • Author(s) Nicola Jenkin (Pinpoint Sustainability) and Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention, which summarises the…"
Published in Green Economy

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper assesses the state of play in South Africa at each level of policymaking, relying on a policy pyramid approach. The policy pyramid framework aims to merge both top-down and bottom-up approaches of policymaking in a dynamic and iterative fashion. At all levels, this method suggests a cooperative governance framework, gathering government…"

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
  • Author(s) TIPS
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
A global transition to sustainable development is under way as a response to multiple environmental crises, including the widespread impacts of climate change. South Africa has embraced the shift to a green economy to attain inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth and development. The desire to transition to a green economy has been declared at…"
Published in Green Economy

  • Year 2017
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi, TIPS Economist: Sustainable Growth
South Africa’s economic growth relies strongly on resource and energy-intensive sectors, which worsens the pressure on the environment and exacerbates the threat of climate change (Montmasson-Clair, 2012). The country is also grappling with high income inequality, unemployment and poverty levels. Economic growth has not been inclusive (Mayer et al, 2011). Related to this…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation Wits School of Governance
  • Author(s) Mike Muller
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
 Session 9: Unpacking the water-energy-food nexus"

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation The Innovation Hub
  • Author(s) Ndidzulafhi Nenngwekhulu
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 10: Sub-national experiences and sustainability "

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 9: Energy Utilisation"

  • Year 2015
  • Author(s) Georgina Ryan
A global benchmarking of policy instruments for effective climate change mitigation demonstrates the need for a mix of policy measures. The optimal policy package is characterised by the complementarity of its policy components, and the recognition of context: the appropriateness of the mix of measures varies from country to country depending on unique sets of climate…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation Emet Consulting / ACCORD Development Consulting
  • Author(s) Wolfe Braude
  • Countries and Regions South Africa, Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Session 8: Agricultural value chains in the region This paper expands a case study by Emet Consulting for the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) in 2014. The case study (Regulatory Constraints to the Development of a Fuel Ethanol Market in SADC) was a component of a project funded by Deutsche Gesellschaft…"

  • Year 2015
  • Author(s) Yohannes Gebretsadik; Charles Fant; Kenneth Strzepek
  • Countries and Regions South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Session 6: A regional approach to energy resources   This study develops a reliability assessment method of wind resource using optimum reservoir target power operations that maximises the firm generation of integrated wind and hydropower. This model is applied on the reservoir storages and hydropower system in the Zambezi river basin to demonstrate…"

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Anna James
Policy interventions at national and international scales are driving efforts to simultaneously reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide sustainable socio-economic improvements. The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is one such policy instrument implemented through the Kyoto Protocol under the international climate change regime. Questions remain particularly around how socio-economic development can be achieved and,…"
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