Inspiring and equipping people and organisations to build a better world for all

Recent projects

Below is a selection of projects Robert has been involved in:

  • Working with the Cape Town-based Green Connection consultancy to develop a suite of climate change communication materials for the Western Cape Government.
  • Assisting the South African chapter of the Electricity Governance Initiative to develop national electricity planning recommendations (The SMART Electricity Plan) that prioritise important social and environmental objectives.
  • Offering sustainability training for a number of Bidvest divisions and businesses.
  • Presenting a suite of sustainability training modules to managers from 17 countries on an Antarctic Expedition organised by Robert Swan.
  • Developing a comprehensive sustainability toolkit for the Bidvest Group to guide divisional businesses in their implementation work.
  • Facilitating a workshop on how human values influence behaviour, which values create a better society and how to more effectively frame messages to encourage change.
  • Gave a presentations and a workshop at Sustain Our Africa conference in Cape Town on human values and how to more effectively frame change messages.
  • Undertaking a detailed assessment of Bidvest Group social and environmental data and how this informs group reporting and sustainability activities.
  • Assisting companies with completing JSE SRI (Socially Responsible Investment), CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) and Dow Jones Sustainability Index submissions.
  • Defining roles and responsibilities for the management of sustainability across the Bidvest Group.
  • Developing a sustainability management strategy for Bidvest Corporate Office.
  • Giving awareness-raising presentations to corporate managers at a variety of organisations.
  • Assisted Project 90 develop a Green your Office tool.
  • Assisting with the setting up of a group sustainability committee for the Bidvest Group.
  • Developing a sustainability scorecard to track progress.

While Robert has worked with a range of organisations, much of his work has been for the Bidvest Group at head office, divisional and business level to assist with their sustainability progress.