Green Economy
Engineering News - 23 January 2020 by Tasneem Bulbulia Read online at Engineering News"
Published in TIPS In the News
Daily Maverick - 22 January 2020 by Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS Senior Economist) Read online at Daily Maverick"
Published in TIPS In the News

  • Year 2019
  • Organisation TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s) Bhavna Deonarain, Kelello Mashiane (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper addresses which measures South Africa can implement to achieve and manage a meaningful and sustainable transformation of the country’s transport sector. Focussing on the passenger transport industry, it investigates the state of transport in South Africa and reviews existing measures undertaken towards transforming the sector using the improve and shift framework,…"

  • Year 2019
  • Organisation TIPS, Caribbean Natural Resources Institute, Global Commission on Adaptation
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair, Muhammed Patel, Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS); Sasha Jattansingh, Ainka Granderson, Nicole Leotaud (Caribbean Natural Resources Institute)
Climate change impacts are being felt in low- and middle-income countries at an ever-increasing pace. The high dependency on climate-sensitive sectors as well as high vulnerability to climate change raise the need for quick responses and action. These climate events wreak havoc, ripping apart the fabric of societies, economies, and lives. Micro, Small,…"
Published in Climate Change
Business Day - 31 October 2019 by Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS senior economist) Read online at Business Day."
Published in TIPS In the News

  • Year 2019
  • Organisation Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
  • Author(s) Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) - Gaylor Montmasson-Clair, Christopher Wood and Bhavna Deonarain
Biomaterials – plastics and composite-like technologies derived from waste and plant matter – offer an opportunity to help reduce the environmental impact of traditional plastics, while safeguarding the economic contribution made by the plastics and chemicals industry. This report proposes an action plan and implementation strategy to further the development of the sector…"
Published in Green Economy
Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Green economy policies and strategies

  • Year 2019
  • Organisation Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE)
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The third Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE) Ministerial Conference was held in Cape Town in January 2019. The theme of the conference was Advancing Inclusive and Sustainable Economies. More than 500 leaders and innovators from the government, private and the civil society sectors from more than 50 countries met to…"
Published in Green Economy
The third Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE) Ministerial Conference was held in Cape Town in January 2019. The theme of the conference was Advancing Inclusive and Sustainable Economies. More than 500 leaders and innovators from the government, private and the civil society sectors from more than 50 countries met to…"
Published in All Projects

  • Year 2019
  • Organisation Change Pathways and TIPS
  • Author(s) Anthony Dane, Dave Wright and Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The world is moving quickly towards electric vehicles (EVs). South Africa needs to prepare for this to manage the negative transition impacts and maximise the positive impacts. This policy brief explores the opportunity to develop a proactive policy framework that would shape and drive a just transition for the benefit of all South Africans."
Published in Green Economy

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s) Struan R. Robertson
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper assesses opportunities in the plantation forestry industry and the role the sector can play in promoting sustainable outcomes in terms of reaping socioeconomicbenefits and safeguarding positive environmental spillover benefits in carbon sequestration,substitute habitat, and conservation. It forms part of a series of papers aimed at providing a barometer of South Africa’s transition…"

  • Year 2018
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi, TIPS Economist: Sustainable Growth
A significant proportion of people still require proper sanitation services in South Africa, on the continent, and globally. Given the inadequacies in the current sanitation system, there is a huge potential market for new generation sanitation (NGS) technologies. The size of the market could be much bigger if we consider the proportion of…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2018
  • Author(s) Bhavna Deonarain, TIPS Researcher: Sustainable Growth
Economic, social and environmental consequences of the global crisis of sustainability are hindering growth and development, particularly in developing countries. In response to the awareness of a changing climate, and ratified commitments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve sustainability, South Africa has embraced decarbonising the transport sector, the second highest emitter…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This policy paper reviews the valuation, protection and management of nature in South Africa. It forms part of a series of papers aimed at providing a barometer of South Africa’s transition to sustainable development. "

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention, which summarises the…"
Published in Green Economy

  • Date Friday, 07 September 2018
  • Time 9.30-13.00
  • Venue TIPS Boardroom, 234 Lange St, Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria
  • Main Speakers HOSTED BY TIPS AND GREEN ECONOMY COALITION (GEC)
  • For enquiries or to register please contact natasha@tips.org.za
AGENDA 9:30 - 9:45: Opening and Welcome 9:45 - 12:00: Presentations and discussion of research findings Global trends in the circular economy: Experience from developing countries - Nilgün Tas (UNIDO) South Africa's experience with industrial symbiosis - Henry Nuwarinda, National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA)Tea Advancing the development of biomaterials in South Africa - Chistopher…"

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
  • Author(s) Daryl McLean (Rhodes University, Environmental Learning Research Centre); Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention, which summarises the…"
Published in Green Economy

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
  • Author(s) Mike Ward (Creating Sustainable Value) and Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention, which summarises the…"
Published in Green Economy

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
  • Author(s) Nicola Jenkin (Pinpoint Sustainability) and Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention, which summarises the…"
Published in Green Economy

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper assesses the state of play in South Africa at each level of policymaking, relying on a policy pyramid approach. The policy pyramid framework aims to merge both top-down and bottom-up approaches of policymaking in a dynamic and iterative fashion. At all levels, this method suggests a cooperative governance framework, gathering government…"

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
  • Author(s) TIPS
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
A green economy industry and trade analysis: Assessing South Africa’s potential A global transition to sustainable development is under way as a response to multiple environmental crises, including the widespread impacts of climate change. South Africa has embraced the shift to a green economy to attain inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth and development. The…"
Published in Green Economy
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