The mining industry can lead SA to a greener future

Reaching a net-zero future will require a co-ordinated effort across all industries

24 January 2021 - 00:06 By SANDRA DU TOIT

EY Corporate Finance Africa’s research suggests that at a global policy level the commitment to reach carbon neutrality is growing — and that in SA an industry not previously associated with green practices may turn out to be a surprise leader in the shift to efficient energy.

The National Development Plan envisages that “by 2030, SA will have an energy sector that: provides reliable and efficient energy service at competitive rates; is socially equitable through expanded access to energy at affordable tariffs; and is environmentally sustainable through reduced emissions and pollution”...

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