What do we do at GreenCape?

We support businesses and investors in the green economy to remove barriers to establishment and growth. We also support local, provincial and national government to build a resilient green economy.


How we do our work?

Share market intelligence | Policy and regulatory advocacy and support | Facilitating market access | Skills development | Networking and events




Through interactions with businesses, investors, government and academia, GreenCape’s sector desks collect, create, and disseminate market intelligence on the green economy. 



GreenCape has developed a wide network of key actors in the green economy. We work closely with businesses, industry associations, government and universities. GreenCape is the only African member of the International Cleantech Network (ICN) a network of cleantech cluster organizations.



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Did you know that our vision is for South Africa to be the green economy hub of Africa?

In six years the green economy in Western Cape province has grown exponentially across the renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste, water and sustainable agriculture sectors. From 2017, we are driving the adoption of solutions developed in the Western Cape to the rest of the country.