SA identified as a green tax trailblazer
South Africa been identified by audit, tax and advisory service firm KPMG International as a world leader in using tax as a tool to drive sustainable corporate behaviour and achieve green policy goals, in a report yesterday.
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Carbon tax policy proposal aligns with international trends, but gaps remain
As South Africa moved to become a carbon-taxed economy by 2015, gaps were emerging in the proposed policy as to how the country would account for its emissions and who would be responsible, says carbon advisory firm Promethium Carbon.
SA ranks 13th on green tax index
Tax has been identified as the key driver for the green policy in South Africa, auditing firm KPMG International said on Wednesday."KPMG International has named South Africa as the 13th most active country, out of 21 major global economies,...
SA companies face water-related risks
South African companies seem to be particularly exposed to water-related risks with 71% of respondents in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP’s) Water Disclosure Report 2012 indicating that they have experienced financially mat...
SA Firms Lead Brics Carbon Disclosures
South Africa has the highest percentage of companies that publicly disclose their greenhouse gas emissions in the BRICS group of countries, according to a carbon ranking index released by the Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO) on M...