South African Presidential Climate Commission
The South African Presidential Climate Commission is an independent, multistakeholder body established by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Its purpose is to oversee and facilitate a just and equitable transition towards a low-emissions and climate-resilient economy.
In fulfilling this role, it focuses on:
- Creating a social partnership around a just transition
- Defining a vision for a just transition, and means of achieving that vision, covering the necessary sectoral shifts, technological innovation, employment opportunities, and climate finance
- Conducting independent analysis into climate change impacts on jobs, the economy, and policy
- Monitoring progress towards mitigation and adaptation goals, as well as the achievement of a just transition linked to broader development objectives
- Engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, including all spheres of government, business, labour, academia, communities, and civil society.