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Cova Advisory and Associates was established by Duane Newman and Tumelo Chipfupa who was the Deputy Director General in charge of Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) incentives unit. Duane has over 20 years’ private sector experience in grants and incentives consulting and has been advising and carbon and energy issues since 2009. The Cova team has over 50 years of incentive experience. Cova has positioned itself as an independent advisor on matters ranging from carbon and energy issues, government tax incentives and grants and DFI finance raising. Cova is a SANAS accredited Measurement and Verification Inspection Body (EEMV0007).
The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) is a national programme of government that promotes the implementation of resource efficiency and cleaner production (RECP) methodologies to assist industry to lower costs through reduced energy, water and materials usage, and waste management. It is hosted by the CSIR on behalf of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti).
The NCPC-SA is a member of UNIDO and UNEP’s global resource efficiency and cleaner production network (RECPnet) and plays a leading role in the African Roundtable on Sustainable Production and Consumption (ARSCP).