NGO Status

Aims and Objectives

The Green Connection believes that empowering people to participate in their environment is the only way that truly sustainable development can take place.  Our environmental resources are limited and not ours to squander but to protect for future generations.

We believe that economic growth and development, improvement of socio-economic status and conservation of natural resources can only take place within a commonly understood framework of sustainable development. Our organisation aims to provide practical support to both the government and non-government sector as an integral part of sustainable development.

The Green Connection was established in 2000 and registered as a Non-profit organisation in 2010. The organisation comprises of 66.67% women and 83.3% PDI and prides itself on its relevance to the new South Africa. The organisation’s Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) status was approved in 2011.

Area of Expertise

The Green Connection team are a group of dynamic professionals drawn from diverse fields who offer their insights and perspectives into the achievement of sustainable development.

The Green Connection believes in team work and has a wide range of experienced associates who can be drawn into specific projects as appropriate.

Our particular areas of environmental expertise are:

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Materials development
  • Capacity building in environmental sustainability
  • Legislative and policy analysis
  • EIA process support to communities and public participation facilitation
  • Facilitation in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa
  • Community development
  • Public Awareness
  • Organisational Development
  • Communication and conflict management