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“Hugh Tyrrell has helped us develop a world class environmental strategy. We could not have got our staff and management to the level of understanding we have without his strategic insight, clarity of communication, caring nature and passion to make it happen.”
Former Technical Manager: Good Business Journey, Woolworths
"Hugh has a long pedigree of delivering tangible value through green programme development and communications."
Carbon Projects Manager
Climate Neutral Group
"The Sustainability Team would like to thank Hugh for his guidance and inspiration."
Head: Marketing & PR, Mergence Investment Managers (Pty) Ltd
"I want to express my gratitude to GreenEdge for the vital role they have played in SBM achieving the Eco-Logic award. GreenEdge has performed extremely well at their task."
Waste Services Manager
Saldanha Bay Municipality
"As part of the company’s commitment towards being environmentally responsible, our sustainability committee members successfully completed GreenEdge’s ‘Greening your Business’ e-Learning programme, contributing significantly to the implementation of initiatives within the company.”
V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Founding director Hugh Tyrrell is one of the pioneers of sustainable business services and green economy communications in South Africa. Author of the Nedbank-sponsored ‘Greening your Business’ e-learning programme published by Business Day, he was also founding editor of ReSource, the SA waste management and recycling trade magazine.
Hugh is long standing member of the Institute of Waste Management, and is a leading specialist in designing communication and behaviour change campaigns to increase participation in recycling. He has a degree in Sociology and English Literature from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Married with two children, Hugh enjoys estuary fishing and compost-making, and is founder and vice-chair of NPO TreeKeepers Cape Town.
GreenEdge is carbon neutral
Our voluntary emissions offsets are purchased through PACE Credible Carbon and contribute to the Kuyasa Housing Project, Cape Town.
Level 4 EME, 100% procurement recognition and national CSD registration
GreenEdge is a Level 4 EME exempted micro-enterprise contributor with 100% procurement recognition, and is registered on the national government Central Supplier Database (CSD).
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