Global GreenTag South Africa Certification is a world first, third party, green building product rating system underpinned by rigorous scientific and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Health, Ecotoxicity, Greenhouse Gas Emission and Biodiversity assessment processes. It’s advanced, robust ‘beyond LCA’ certification methodology is independently verified as an ISO 14024 compliant Type 1 Eco label and was launched in Australia in 2010, by Ecospecifier Pty Ltd. GreenTag operates under license as Global GreenTag (Pty) Ltd in South Africa.

PACKAGING SA is a non-profit organization that represents the interests of the paper and packaging industry including converters, brand-owners and raw material suppliers. Its role as industry advocate includes lobbying government on issues that impact on the sector and it actively supports policies relating to the protection and improvement of the environment through the conservation of resources, including recycling and the recovery of packaging waste. It also promotes the benefits of packaging and as the voice of the packaging industry serves to keep members updated with developments in the South African market. Packaging SA has close ties with the Institute of Packaging SA (IPSA) and is committed to driving education and training in the field of packaging in South Africa.

R20 is a non-profit organization founded in 2010 by former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, with the support of the United Nations. R20’s mission is to help sub-national governments around the world to develop and communicate low-carbon and climate resilient infrastructure projects. R20 does this through its unique Value Chain, which consists of the following programmes: Project Identification; Training & Capacity Building; Feasibility Studies (through dedicated pre- investment facilities); Financing (of investment-ready projects); and Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of project impacts.

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REEEP invests in clean energy markets in developing countries to reduce CO2 emissions and build prosperity. Leveraging a strategic portfolio of high impact projects, REEEP creates, adapts and shares knowledge to build sustainable markets for renewable energy and energy efficient solutions; advance energy access, improve lives and economic opportunities; and reduce climate and environmental damage.

Sustainable Tourism Partnership Programme

The Sustainable Tourism Partnership Programme (STPP) is leading the way to become the most impactful mass sustainable tourism implementation programme. The STPP effectively engages stakeholders across many disciplines to create local economic development opportunities, using tourism as the vehicle.