America Trump stands alone

June 5, 2017Paris Agreement

Carbon Calculated’s Jess Vujovic discusses Trump’s recent withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, and argues that, with the help of business, hope of curbing climate change is not lost.   On Thursday, 1 June 2017, Donald Trump announced the intention to withdraw the United States of America (U.S) from the Paris Agreement. At the twenty-first Conference of the … Read More

Carbon Calculated’s newest recruit

June 5, 2017News

Carbon Calculated is excited to welcome Robyn Ferrar to the team! With a strong, professional background in business and process analysis in the IT and telecommunications sectors, Robyn first turned her focus to sustainability in business 7 years ago.  Her passion for the environment, particularly waste management, drove her to apply her analytical skills in a … Read More

Carbon Tax – the latest

March 1, 2017Carbon Tax

During the annual Budget Speech, held on 22 February 2017, Pravin Gordhan announced that a revised Carbon Tax Bill will be published for public consultation and tabled in Parliament later in 2017. This suggests that carbon tax may come into play in early-2018. Carbon Tax will be administered as an environmental levy by SARS.  It … Read More

Mediclinic’s Carbon Journey

February 28, 2017Client Case Study

Private healthcare company, Mediclinic, has been a working in partnership with the Carbon Calculated team for close to a decade. Over this period, Mediclinic has expanded the organisational and operational boundaries of their carbon footprint by 20 per cent, while the number of bed days sold – an indication of growth – has increased by … Read More

Why Science-based targets?

February 27, 2017Science Based Targets

A new focus in corporate response to climate change is the setting of carbon reduction targets that are in line with scientific recommendation. Why is this a logical step? The reality If no action is taken, the average global temperature is on course to warm by 3.7–4.8°C by the end of the century. This is … Read More