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