Mail & Guardian Webber Wentzel Carbon Tax
“The sustainability challenge affects us all. Climate change is real… Carbon tax will come into effect from 1 June 2019” – Finance Minister Tito Mboweni
Get ready for carbon tax. It will not go away. It cannot.
Carbon tax has taken effect on 1 June 2019 and will be implemented in phases.
Attend this breakfast forum hosted by Webber Wentzel in partnership with Mail & Guardian to understand the implications, ensure your business takes steps to tackle carbon tax liability, mitigate the impacts and turn this into innovative opportunities.
Contact TJ on [email protected] or 11 250 7300 for more information, to book seat.
- Ismail Momoniat, Director-General, National Treasury
- Nirvasha Singh, Partner, Webber Wentzel
- Gillian Niven, Partner, Webber Wentzel
- Jarredine Morris, Environment and Energy Policy Manager, Business Unity South Africa
- Silvana Claassen, Senior Carbon Advisor, Climate Neutral Group
- Gina Downes, Chief Advisor: Environmental Economics, Eskom
- Kevin Baart, Head: Strategic Projects, South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA)
- Noelle Garcin, The African Climate Reality Project (ACRP)
- Heinrich Volmink, Executive Head, The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA)
- Developments in the legislative process and implications
- What to expect?
- Who and which industries will be most affected?
- Reporting to SARS
- Carbon tax liability on businesses and how can they be minimised
- Carbon offset regulations and tax-free allowances
- What is the impact on price of consumer goods and fuel?
- How to turn carbon tax risks into innovative opportunities?
- Competing and prosper in a low-carbon world
- Going forward - impact on society, economy, sectors, job creation and future of trade?
Registration and arrival refreshments start at 7.45 am
Forum starts from 8.25 am and ends at 11.30 am, with a refreshments break
- Any organisation falling within the ambit of the Carbon Tax Act or the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Regulations
- Businesses impacted by the Carbon Tax, particularly from the energy, mining, oil & gas, transport, waste, chemicals, construction, utilities and manufacturing sectors
- Government officials dealing with carbon tax, greenhouse gas reporting or climate change legislation
- Legal, environmental, carbon footprint management and sustainability consultants
- Civil society and academia