Mail & Guardian Webber Wentzel Carbon Tax

Tue Jul 9, 08:30 - Tue Jul 9, 10:30
Webber Wentzel

“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.

Confirmed speakers:
  • 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)
Event is moderated by Michael Avery, Anchor, Classic Business, Classic FM
  • 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?
Webber Wentzel
90 Rivonia Road
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

Please park at basement and take the visitor lift to reception ground floor, where the conference room is located. Do allow enough time for security clearance and parking. 
  • 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


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