Sustainability | DEA&DP

ABOUT US:

The Directorate: Sustainability’s main vision is the mainstreaming of sustainability in the Western Cape in alignment to the Provincial Strategic Goal 4 (PSG 4), namely, to enable a resilient, sustainable, quality and inclusive living environment. The Directorate works towards this vision through a holistic and coordinated approach in championing Innovation, Sustainability, Resource Efficiency, Environmental Economy Green Jobs, and Environmental Education and Awareness through policy and practice or to a particular strategic issue. The Directorate furthermore works towards the aligning of sustainability objectives and outcomes throughout the Department, Western Cape Government and the Western Cape more broadly.

SERVICES:

1. Environmental Education and Awareness (EEA)

  • Western Cape Environmental Education Forum 
  • Support programmes: Teacher and Learner Support programmes
  • Greenest Municipality Competition (GMC)
  • Government Employees Training

2. Sustainability Integration and Reporting

  • State of the Environment Outlook Report 
  • Environmental Implementation Plan/Environmental Management Plan (EIP/EMP)
  • Research, Innovation and sustainability knowledge management

3. Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)

  • EPWP Environment & Culture (EAC) sector coordination
  • Project implementation, unlocking potential and leveraging private sector investment

4. Green Economy Reporting

  • Green Economy Indicator Reporting
  • Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP)
  • Too wise to waste (2W2W)
DOCUMENTS

State of Environment Outlook Report 2018

GENERAL ENQUIRIES