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About the Energy Water Waste Forum<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Forum composition</h2></span> <p>The EWW Forum shares practical knowledge and support for taking action. Its members are the owners and managers of commercial buildings, energy efficiency-related service providers, policy-makers amongst others.</p><p>​Participation is free of charge, and there are currently over 1400 members. ​</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Work%20and%20business/Greener-business/energy-water-waste-forum/join-the-forum">Find out how to join the forum here​</a>. </p></div></div></span> <p>In the past the Forum has been co-funded by Old Mutual, Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Western Cape Government and the University of Cape Town. The university’s Energy Research Centre judge the awards and a number of organisations support the forum activities through their respective networks.</p><p> <strong>These organisations include:</strong></p><ul><li>Accelerate Cape Town</li><li>Cape Chamber of Commerce</li><li>Cape Peninsula University of Technology </li><li>Cape Town Partnership</li><li>Frederick Naumann Foundation</li><li>Green Building Council SA </li><li>GreenCape</li><li>Many City Improvement Districts</li><li>National Business Initiative</li><li>SA Council of Shopping Centres</li></ul> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Aims of the Forum </h2></span> <p>The commercial sector is a key sector with regard to resource efficiency. This sector already uses about 44% of the electricity supply in the Cape Town area and is responsible for 26% of Cape Town’s total carbon emissions. The past drought has meant water consumption is now at the forefront of everyone’s minds. In 2017, Cape Town’s commercial sector (retail and offices) used 13,5% of the city’s potable water, and so, plays a key role in promoting water efficiency and leading by example during and after the drought.<br><br>Energy efficiency is crucial to a more affordable, sustainable and secure energy future for Cape Town. This is reflected in the City’s Energy 2040 Goals, which include a 37% reduction in carbon emissions, with 22% coming from energy efficiency alone. <br> <br>See the <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Cape_Town_Energy2040_brochure_2015-11.pdf" target="_blank">Cape Town Energy 2040 Pamphlet</a> and <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Cape_Town_Energy2040_Vision_pres_2015-09.pdf" target="_blank">Cape Town Energy 2040 Vision Presentation</a>.</p><p>The Forum’s objective is to provide owners and managers of offices, shopping centres, hotels and other commercial and public buildings with practical knowledge and support to promote resource efficiency, as well as minimise the amount of landfill waste. The Forum is aimed at large and small property owners, managing agents, facility managers and other related service providers.​​</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info remember">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Remember</h4><p> The ongoing drought has highlighted the need for sustainable water use practices. The Forum has been renamed to reflect the importance of sustainable water use going forward.</p></div></div></span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Meetings and site tou​rs​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Usually, there are three main meetings held each year. The meetings offer case studies, expert views, panel discussions and updates on financing options, innovation, policy and training and advisory opportunities.<br></p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/EWW_Forum_Report.pdf" target="_blank">Download the latest report</a> <br></p><p>A series of site tours keep the learning alive between Forum meetings. Site tours offer a ‘see and touch for yourself’ practical learning experience and the opportunity to engage with the expert who designed or manages the building/operation. Tours cover technological and behavioural change as well as management interventions. The results and lessons learned, are then shared with the rest of the Forum at the next meeting​.</p><p>There is also an <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Work%20and%20business/Greener-business/energy-water-waste-forum/energy-water-waste-forum-awards">annual award programme</a>.​</p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​​Governance</h2><p>The Forum is led by the City of Cape Town and managed as a collaboration between the partner organisations. Co-funding organisations make a range of different contributions – including covering event costs and ‘in kind’ services.</p><p>There is no cost attached to participation, as the partners do not want expense to be an impediment to anyone attending. ​</p> <span> <ul class="lrg-icon-content"><li class="lrg-icon lrg-link"><p> <b>​​​You may also be interested in:</b></p><div class="list-links"> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/greener-living/water-wise-in-the-home/water-restrictions-explained">Wate​r restrictions explained​</a><a title="title" href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/greener-living/water-wise-in-the-home/saving-water">Saving water</a><a title="title" href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/residential-utility-services/residential-water-and-sanitation-services/make-water-saving-a-way-of-life">Think water homepage</a><a title="title" href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/family%20and%20home/residential-utility-services/residential-water-and-sanitation-services/alternative-water-sources">Alternative water sources</a><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/Energy%20Efficiency%20Forum%20-%20Past%20Presentations.pdf" target="_blank">Previous presentations </a><br></div></li></ul></span> <p>​ </p><div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slide="2" data-slides="1" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;"> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"><img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/EEF-sponsors-1.jpg" alt="" style="width:1015px;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The Energy, Water and Waste Forum is a partnership of the City of Cape Town, Eskom and SAPOA</p></figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"><img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/EEF-sponsors-2.jpg" alt="" style="width:1015px;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The EWW Forum, in participation with Old Mutual, the Energy Research Center at the University of Cape Town, and the Western Cape Government.</p></figcaption></figure></div>​ <div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption"><p>EWW Forum partners</p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 2</div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i>  </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​</div></div></div></div>​​ GP0|#098c9a5a-70ae-423f-b597-f9ddcb800125;L0|#0098c9a5a-70ae-423f-b597-f9ddcb800125|About the Energy Water Waste Forum;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#2516e812-29d6-4059-808c-a42ba93d2a7b;GPP|#d6c1debf-2fe6-4caf-8748-a5126af00c53;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24An overview of the pioneering Energy, Water and Waste Efficiency Forum and its partner organisations.

 

 

Energy Effciency Forum: Past Presentations 2010-2020 List667599GP0|#af8a3963-d9e4-485f-ac84-7f8e7d3eff34;L0|#0af8a3963-d9e4-485f-ac84-7f8e7d3eff34|List;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-01-31T22:00:00Z
Energy Water Waste Forum Report July 2020216852GP0|#26e2df05-7764-4c74-b967-8ad28a2f21d4;L0|#026e2df05-7764-4c74-b967-8ad28a2f21d4|Report;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#74dbb0ce-0b0a-42e0-958b-10ee25e7fefd;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-07-15T22:00:00Z

 

 

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