11 - 12 Aug 2020 - Johannesburg

Water Efficiency Management – Webinar

This course is aimed at individuals who want to build a career advising businesses on how to measure and reduce their water consumption immediately, and for those who want to extend their immediate skill sets in order to be able to implement an in-house water management strategy.

The course focuses on teaching learners how to systematically assess water usage within all types of organisations and to recommend appropriate solutions (technology & behaviour). Learners will be able to conduct financial assessments of each solution and will get a strong understanding of how to recommend solutions that maximise the customer’s return on investment.

Areas of focus in this course include legislation analysis, bill & tariff assessment, water audit planning, water monitoring devices, flow measurement calculations, building water flow diagrams for an organisation, water quality assessment needs, water management strategy development and writing a water audit report.

Click HERE for more information and the course outline.

Contact: Estee van den Berg - Terra Firma Academy: Office: 011 568 0768 (option 1)
Cell: 078 307 5191 :  Fax: 011 568 0767


11 Aug 2020 - Johannesburg

Environmental Legal Liability

Understand the real risk that environmental non-compliance represents to entities and natural persons. Course Objectives:

The objective of this course is to provide managers and employees responsible for environmental management with the knowledge necessary to understand the basics of Environmental Compliance and Enforcement principles in Environmental Law in South Africa, and to provide practical examples of the functioning thereof in recent case law.

Click here to view the course outline!

Webinar Dates:

11 August 2020

18 August 2020

25 August 2020

Contact: Michelle du Toit at Inlexso: Cell: +27 83 232 2004


13 Aug 2020 - Johannesburg

ACA SA – Innovative Collaborations To Drive Our Climate-Smart Economic Recovery

 TIME: 11:30 to 13:00

This event, hosted by the Alliances for Climate Action South Africa (a partnership Initiative convened by C40, NBI and WWF), aims to build the capacity of city representatives as well as private sector stakeholders to engage on what a post-COVID green economic recovery could look like for South Africa and to share insight into what different stakeholders are doing in the space.

Detailed information and RSVP link.

17 - 18 Aug 2020 - Johannesburg

ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

Module 1: 17 & 18 August

Module 2: 24 & 25 August    Download the brochure!

Training Methodology

The training will be presented in 2 x 3 hour sessions per day with breaks in between via an online platform. The training will be interactive. The training material will be sent in PDF format.

The ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform a Quality Management System (QMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and the certification process according to ISO/IEC 17021-1. Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master the audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices. 

Contact: Michelle du Toit at Inlexso: Cell: 083 232 2004


18 - 20 Aug 2020 - Durban

Carbon Footprint Analyst Course

Terra Firma Academy has postponed the training date for the Carbon Footprint Analyst course in Durban, (21-23 April 2020)

to 18 – 20 August 2020.

Venue: Sica’s Guest House, 19 Owen Avenue, Berea, Durban.

They will be monitoring the situation closely, leading up to this time, and advise of any further expected changes.Increasingly companies around the world are undertaking assessments of their carbon footprints. The reasons include the growth of carbon tax legislation, public disclosure (CDP, JSE / FTSE Russel), integrated reporting and the realisation that it’s good for business.

This course teaches learners how to conduct a carbon footprint assessment in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol and ISO 14064. Key areas include: Understanding the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, data gathering tools, setting boundaries, data assessment, data quality control, importance of verification and creating a report.

This course will give you an understanding of the economic effects of climate change on industry sectors. Learners will be taken through a number of in depth case studies and practical examples.

Contact: Estee van den Berg - Terra Firma Academy Office : Tel: 011 568 0768 (option 1)
Cell 078 307 5191: Fax 011 568 0767


18 Aug 2020 - Johannesburg

SAST CEO Water Mandate Webinar: Lessons from India and South Africa: Setting Site Water Targets To Drive Action

TIME: 17:00 SAST

This webinar will showcase lessons learned piloting the site water targets guide in India and South Africa. To effectively mitigate water risk and improve water security, setting site water targets is a business imperative. Companies must understand the factors affecting water resources in the regions in which they operate as they take steps to address risks. Developing site water targets that account for local context drives informed actions at the local level and helps companies make meaningful change.

The webinar will showcase lessons learned piloting the site water targets guide in the Noyyal-Bhavani River Basin, India, and Upper Vaal River Basin and Berg and Breede River Basins, South Africa. Companies will discuss their experience setting site water targets collectively, how site water targets fit into their water stewardship strategy, and how this work drives action in the long-term.

Register here.

24 - 28 Aug 2020 - Johannesburg

World Water Week

The annual World Water Week in Stockholm has been cancelled for 2020, and instead, a series of online sessions will be organised during this week in August. The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) will also be participating in the WWWeekAtHome.

For more information and to see the programme click here.