Cape Town business prepares for COP17

On 22 May 2011, in News, by Andrew Bennett

Business in Cape Town is encouraged to engage with the issues of climate change and sustainability as South Africa prepares to host the 17th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17) in November in Durban. Representatives from business think tank Accelerate Cape Town’s member companies, from various business […]


Have you got the energy in 2011?….

On 27 January 2011, in Current Projects, Events, News, Project news, by Andrew Bennett

The Icologie team has entered 2011 energized for a jam packed year. With the energy crisis and rolling blackouts fresh in our minds and the looming electricity tariff increase in July this year, 2011 has naturally taken on an “energy” focus. Icologie has a number of energy related initiatives underway including the City of Cape […]


Water as a Connecting Force

On 12 December 2010, in Lance Greyling, by Andrew Bennett

Speech by Lance Greyling at Accelerate Cape Town Breakfast held on 17 November 2010 Firstly let me state that it is a great honour to be here today and I really support this initiative organized by Accelerate Cape Town, KPMG and Icologie. I believe that it will have achieved its aim if it can make […]

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RECs for Green Champion Breakfast

On 19 August 2010, in Community Projects, Current Projects, News, Project news, by Andrew Bennett

The recent Green Champions Breakfast hosted by Invested and Accelerate Cape Town in partnership with icologie was run on renewable energy.  Previously you needed to erect a wind turbine or PV panels to generate your own green energy, but this has been made easier through the concept of renewable energy certificates (RECs) that can be […]