GreenCape's Alternative Service Delivery Unit (ASDU) is working with different informal settlements to improve their access to basic services. This episode explores the ASDU, principles of co-design in asset based community development, and the impact of this and other ASDU project partnerships.
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About Reshmi Joseph Wolvers
With degrees in Architecture and Sustainable Development, Reshmi Wolvers is an ambitious young woman who has modelled her career on her commitment to sustainability, access to energy, and diversity. At GreenCape, she serves as a Project Manager in the Energy programme, primarily managing their alternative service delivery-related projects and the energy team's efforts in the Mpumalanga region.
About Jack Radmore
Jack has a background in business sciences, finance and sustainable development. Jack is responsible for the strategic direction of GreenCape's energy and finance activities in South Africa in his current role. He specialises in renewable energy, innovation management, informal settlement upgrading and innovative finance. In 2019/20, Jack was selected as one of the Top 200 Inspirational Young South Africans, a Mandela Washington Leadership Fellow, and 100 Young Mandelas of the Future.
Kyra Rautenbach is Sustainability Manager at Attacq Ltd. We chat about Smart and Sustainability initiatives at Waterfall City - Africa’s first Smart City. We also discuss city challenges, inclusive cities, her biggest fear of Covid-19, and advice for students in these uncertain times.Play Now
GreenCape and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom are running a series of Green Economy decision-makers courses that have a reach into African cities. This episode explores the decision-makers courses, the planned Symposium, and the impact that this initiative is seeing by equipping decision-makers to understand and align their strategies with green economy principles.Play Now
Nine thought leaders share their insights on how public - private sector collaboration can be improved and how challenges can be overcome.Play Now
Dr. Geci Karuri-Sebina is a multi-disciplinary scholar-practitioner currently occupied in several capacities working at the intersection between people, place and technological change, focusing on the global south. We discuss her work, stakeholder collaboration, smart cities, inclusive cities, what she would change if she had a magic wand and her vision for cities in 2040.Play Now
Dalene Campbell is Executive Director for Transport at the City of Cape Town. We explore the thinking behind the City’s Transport Strategy, its scope and key elements, success stories, lessons from the pandemic, the City’s response to certain criticism, future plans, and more.Play Now