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GreenCape was established in 2010 to support the growth of the green economy in the Western Cape and was established as a Special Purpose Vehicle to unlock the manufacturing and employment potential in the green economy. Our Vision is that the Western Cape will be the base for renewable energy in South Africa. Read more

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GreenCape has identified several sectors within the green economy to provide industry support. Our sector managers work to develop an ongoing understanding of the industry, all its relevant stakeholders, and its barriers to growth within the sector. Working groups are established to discuss challenges to growth and collaborate on solutions to overcome them. Read more

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By developing an understanding of the green economy, we work with industry to unlock barriers to growth, communicate barriers to government and relevant stakeholders, and provide ongoing information sharing and support. We strive to make the Western Cape an attractive destination for green investment. Read more

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GreenCape recently widened its scope to incorporate research projects, identified specifically from the challenges identified by our sector managers. Project teams are task oriented and work towards specific goals to solve a particular problem. Read more



7 Apr 2014 | Tuffy, a plastics recycling company located in Cape Town, have just launched a new innovation to enable recycling in the country. The "Tuffy Recycling App" is a free mobile app aimed at assisting... read more

4 Apr 2014 | GreenCape will be hosting an upcoming networking event, with the Department of Human Settlements to discuss the new norms and standards of subsidy housing (effective April 1). We invite you to join us... read more

4 Apr 2014 | The Better Living Challenge is a project which is an initiative of 110% Green and an official World Design Capital project. We are looking for great home improvement solutions for low-income living in... read more

1 Apr 2014 | A big thank you to all of those who attended last week's Waste Economy Workshop. We hope that you received valuable information and made important contacts for your business/organization to drive your efforts... read more