Bioregional’s One Planet Cities project brought together four cities and city-regions across the world to create sustainability action plans – helping them move towards a greener, healthier future, where everyone enjoys a good quality of life
Bioregional has been working in South African since 2002. At the UN’s World Summit on Sustainable Development we supported Johannesburg EcoCity Trust in creating a demonstration of eco-houses and a community centre in Ivory Park Township.
In 2010, Bioregional South Africa was officially founded. It's currently leading on Durban's involvement with Bioregional's One Planet Cities project.
The organisation has also recently supported the sustainable refurbishment of a creche in South Africa.
In the past, we've also hosted a number of One Planet workshops for various cities and other organisations in South Africa including land developers Tongaat Hulett Developments, at the DBSA (Development Bank of South Africa) and with the University of KwaZulu Natal’s School of Civil Engineering.
With the New Economics Foundation we have supported an enterprise development project in Waterloo, a township near Durban, based on our Equity and Local Economy Principle. Over R500,000 in microfinance was brokered in for businesses in the area and over 30 enterprises supported with economic literacy tools.
Bioregional South Africa was founded in 2010 and is an environmental Trust (reg. no: IT1413/2008) and a registered Non-Profit organisation (reg. no: 096-221). It is also a Public Benefit Organisation with the Tax Exemption Unit of SARS (reg. no: 930029973).
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