What a Just Transition means for jobs in South Africa

Overview

To meet its climate commitments as well as changing demand among its trading partners, South Africa is transitioning away from some of its high green-house gas (GHG)-emitting industries. Yet these industries have also been the basis of its economy over the last decades, with many communities reliant on the jobs they sustain. In this article, we discuss what is required to ensure a transition to a lower carbon economy is 'just' in the South African context and creates sufficient jobs for the future.

 

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Lullu Krugel

Lullu Krugel

Director | Africa and Southern Africa Sustainability Platform Leader, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 82 708 2330

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