South Africa

“In South Africa, Renewables Vie With the Political Power of Coal” – Yale Environment 360 – December 12, 2013

In an article published on Yale Environment 360 on December 12, 2013 Adam Welz describes how and why coal has staying power in South Africa: “Although coal has dominated the South African electricity sector for decades, the country’s abundant solar and wind resources offer a promising renewable energy alternative. But entrenched political interests connected to […]

IFC – “Raising the Bar on Corporate Governance: A Study of Eight Stock Exchange Indices” – June 30, 2013

In June 2013 the IFC published the report, “Raising the Bar on Corporate Governance:  A Study of Eight Stock Exchange Indices.” According to the executive summary, the report finds that Corporate Governance Indices (CGI) can raise a country’s overall corporate governance standards and can offer companies possible financial and investment benefits from corporate governance.  “Raising […]