Green economy strategic framework - Accelerate Cape Town

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Smart eco
-
systems

Opportunities

Alien clearing

Fire management

River and wetland rehabilitation

Coastal clearing

Dune protection

Green lungs, parks, nature conservation

Green roofing

Biodiversity management

Sustainable harvesting and
commercialisation

Carbon trading

Eco and responsible tourism

Jobs


Western Cape positioning

Pioneer

Conservation practices and education


Labour based eco
-
system services


New risk assessment and costing models
that take into account the full
environmental costs


Early adopter

Responsible tourism practices




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Smart
agri
-
production

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Livelihood and market opportunities created through enhancing the
competitiveness and resilience of our agricultural and food economies

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Smart
agri
-
production

Opportunities

Infrastructure

Water

Expanding our agricultural base

Logistics

Packaging

Energy including alternative and off grid
energy

Waste water recycling

Waste minimisation

Waste to fuel

Food production

Food gardens including vertical gardening

Eco
-
system goods and services

Design


Western Cape positioning

Pioneer

Localised on
-
farm sustainable farming
practices and climate smart agriculture


Farming practices in harmony with nature


Early adopter

Alternative energy and water technologies
that reduce consumption and increase
efficiencies and reduce carbon






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Smart enterprise

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Investment,
business and
job
opportunities
created by
establishing the
Western Cape
as a globally
recognised
centre of green
living, working,
creativity,
business and
investment


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Smart enterprise

Opportunities

Smart systems and design

Manufacturing green goods and services

Maintaining green goods and services

Business services including legal and
partnership management

Greening manufacturing and other
business

Packaging

Smart mobility

Energy economy


renewable and natural
generation and distribution

R&D

ICT

Financial services


Western Cape positioning

Pioneer

Design and develop goods and services
that allow consumers to reduce their
carbon footprint effortlessly


Design of smart resource monitoring
devices


Early adopter

Alternative energy and water technologies
that increase efficiency and reduce
carbon


Sustainable production processes




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Enablers

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Infrastructure

Expand the renewable energy sector:
through off grid investments, private PPAs
and lobbying.


Create the infrastructure to support gas
-
based energy options through a joint
provincial
-
city energy initiative


Expand water saving and recycling
technologies


Smart grids


Increase ICT access through the province
and City’s broadband initiatives and
partnerships with private sector to reduce
the digital divide and increase fibre optic
coverage.



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Rules and regulations

For Provincial Government to work with
local government and establish a single
window through which businesses
operating or wanting to operate in the
smart economy can approach
government.


For Provincial government to lead the
carbon offset and water
footprinting

drives using voluntary platforms


For Provincial Government to initiate the
establishment of a joint public
-
private
green procurement working group to
develop a new green procurement
guideline for the region




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Knowledge management

Create a virtual knowledge hub and
green economy intelligence hub with
partners and community of practice/
network


To deepen the provincial
competitiveness index which the EDP
and Province are jointly developing
and set up a task team to develop a
new set of indicators for monitoring
progress of the transition to a green
growth path and economy.



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Capabilities

Coordinate a collaborative multi
-
sector leadership development
programme that equips leaders in
business, government and
communities to rise to the green
economy leadership challenges.


Developing a joint public
-
private
-
education sector skills enhancement
programme under the umbrella of
the Premier’s Council of Skills.





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Finance

To develop a provincial wide green innovation facility to support
businesses offering smart green solutions.


To create a hub that provides a bridge to access existing financial
instruments for Western Cape IP and businesses.


To leverage the Province’s relationships with other regions globally to
attract research and university based funding for prototypes and
commercialisation of innovations developed by our Higher Education
Institutions.


To set up a task team, in partnership with National Treasury, to work with
local authorities on developing new revenue models.




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Action plan

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Provincial government actions to drive the economy


Regulations & incentives:


To facilitate market access for new
generation entrepreneurs


Reduce red tape


Finance: A facility
that provides
information on finance and facilitates
access to financial resources



Launch WC green procurement
initiative


Baseline research and
measurement
/ indicator programme





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Reduce carbon and promote social inclusion

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Provincial government actions to enable the economy


Pool of expertise for municipalities


Green jobs initiative at scale


To expand the skills envelope for the
green economy


Establish LNG infrastructure


Reduce
carbon and water footprint
of government buildings


Work
with agriculture to reduce
energy and water consumption




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Unlock the economy

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Next steps

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Consolidate the existing green economy capability and
information


Build green network through 110% green, innovation tours and
partnerships with forums such as the Smart Innovation on Tour
initiative and Accelerate Cape Town and the National Business
Initiative


Prioritise within each of the five immediate action areas to
identify an investment case per theme and develop and
package this


Source funding for the investment cases




Thank you

Green is Smart: The economy for the future