• Date Wednesday, 01 January 2020
  • Time 10:00-12:00
  • Venue Zoom Meeting
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  • Organisation TIPS
South Africa, a carbon-intensive economy, has initiated a transition to a more sustainable development pathway. While this is an economy-wide transformation, the progressive decline of the coal value chain is at the centre of this shift. In a highly unequal society like South Africa, the need for a just transition, which would empower…"

  • Year 2020
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS)
This policy brief aims to lay the ground for a just transition in South Africa‚Äôs metals value chain as it pertains to climate change only. It contributes to understanding: a) the nature of the impacts facing the value chain; b) the characteristics of the stakeholders at risks (namely workers, communities and small businesses);…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Date Tuesday, 29 September 2020
  • Time 10:00-12:00
  • Venue Zoom Meeting
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  • Organisation TIPS
South Africa, a carbon-intensive economy, has initiated a transition to a more sustainable development pathway. While this is centred on the energy sector, the transition is an economy-wide transformation. In a highly unequal society like South Africa, the need for a just transition which would empower vulnerable stakeholders has emerged as an imperative.…"

  • Year 2020
  • Organisation United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair and Gillian Chigumira (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
South Africa aims to transition to an inclusive green economy, combining economic development, social progress and environmental preservation. Both the economy and society remain, however, highly unsustainable. Targeting the transition to an inclusive green economy therefore signifies a massive and disruptive shift, commanding a new model of development. Industrial policy is core to…"
Published in Green Economy