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Many Nations - One Atmosphere: Plotting the Path to Sustainability                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       29 September - 4 October 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre




SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75 000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1 500 offices and laboratories around the world providing a competitive advantage, driving sustainability and delivering trust. At SGS, we are continually pushing ourselves to deliver innovative services and solutions that help our customers move their business forward.

We aim to be the most competitive and the most productive service organization in the world. Our core competencies in inspection, verification, testing and certification are being continuously improved to be best-in-class. They are at the heart of what we are. Our chosen markets will be solely determined by our ability to be the most competitive and to consistently deliver unequalled service to our customers all over the world.



Committed to excellence in all we do, Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemical company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 34 000 people working in 38 countries. We develop and commercialise technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of high-value product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity. While continuing to support our home-base of South Africa, Sasol is expanding internationally, based on a unique value proposition, which links our diverse businesses into an integrated value chain by top-class functions.


Shell South Africa

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Our aim is to meet the energy needs of society, in ways that are economically, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future. Shell South Africa has a nationwide Retail network of strategically located service stations, offering our customers a variety of fuels products, as well as friendly service and convenience shopping. Our Commercial Fuels and Lubricants division sells diesel, lubricants, illuminating paraffin, bitumen and heavy furnace fuels directly to end users in the transport, construction, manufacturing, mining, marine, agriculture and general consumer markets. In the Manufacturing area, the Sapref refinery, jointly owned by Shell and BP, is one of the largest refineries in Africa. Other Shell interests in South Africa include Aviation, Chemicals and LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas). Shell is committed to South Africa and determined to build our business with all communities that endorse our license to operate. In the years to come we will continue to conduct our business according to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people.



Chevron South Africa is a leading refiner and marketer of petroleum products in South Africa. Chevron has conducted business in South Africa since 1911 and celebrated 100 years of operations in South Africa in 2011. Chevron's Caltex brand is one of the country's top four petroleum brands, with a network of approximately 800 Caltex-branded services stations located throughout the nine provinces in South Africa. We operate a refinery in Cape Town and have interests in a lubricants plant in Durban. Chevron South Africa is also a responsible corporate citizen and a major contributor to the region's economic growth and has demonstrated its commitment to the South Africa through the implementation of wide-reaching social investment programmes focusing on health, education and economic development.


Engen Petroleum Limited

Engen is an Africa-based energy company focusing on the downstream refined petroleum products market and related businesses. The company's core functions are the refining of crude oil, the marketing of our primary refined petroleum products and the provision of convenience services via our extensive retail network. At Engen the way we do business is inextricably linked to our Values - Integrity, Ownership, Team Work, Empowered and Performance. These Values underpin our day to day operations as a responsible corporate citizen in every territory in which we operate.



Exxaro is a South Africa-based mining group, listed on the JSE Limited, a constituent of the JSE's Top 40 index and one of the best-performing constituents of the JSE's Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) index. Exxaro has a diverse and world-class commodity portfolio in coal, mineral sands, base metals and ferroalloys, and growing exposure to iron ore through its interest in Sishen Iron Ore Company and acquisition of African Iron. As the second-largest South African coal producer with capacity of 47 million tonnes per annum and the third-largest global producer of mineral sands, Exxaro provides a unique listed investment opportunity into these commodities.

Eskom Holdings SOC Limited

Eskom is South Africa's primary electricity supplier. It generates, transmits and distributes approximately 95% of electricity used in South Africa. Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers. It also sells electricity to municipalities, which in turn redistribute it to businesses and households within their areas.

Eskom has been supplying South Africa with electricity for 90 years, since it was established as the Electricity Supply Commission, "Escom" on 1 March 1923.

Eskom operates 27 power stations, of which 85% of the capacity is coal-fired. The balance is provided by nuclear, open-cycle gas turbine, hydro and pumped-storage power plants. Eskom has approximately 373 000km of power lines and cables.

Having a stable, sufficient supply of electricity has enabled South Africa to grow into the largest and most developed economy in Africa, in which more than 83% of households have access to electricity.

Lakes Environmental

Lakes Environmental is committed to supplying robust and easy-to-use software, training, and services to consulting companies, industry, governmental agencies, and academia. Since 1995, Lakes Environmental has been recognized internationally for its technologically advanced software and its exceptional expertise in the area of environmental science.


Our team of professional engineers, environmental scientists and software developers are committed to providing environmental consulting services of the highest quality. Our vision is to be the most innovative and responsible consultancy, providing health, safety and environmental services to address the complex problems that challenge regulatory agencies, business and affected communities.