About SSN

We assist governments, the private sector and research institutions in understanding the economic, social and environmental choices that climate change presents. We collaborate extensively with partners who share our vision of sustainable development.

We capture and share lessons as they emerge, to contribute to global knowledge on achieving climate-compatible development in practice. SSN is a non-profit organisation operating from Cape Town, South Africa.

Latest News

May 15, 2018

Pre-Feasibility Study for “A Low-Carbon Energy Solution for the Development of the Kosovo Informal Settlement in the Southern Corridor Integrated Human Settlements Programme, Western Cape, South Africa”

SouthSouthNorth, together with Carbon Trust and Planet Capital Energy has undertaken a pre-feasibility study to assess the financial viability of incorporating a low-carbon energy solution in the development of Kosovo informal settlement, Cape Town.

May 14, 2018

E-learning course on Reviewing Assessment Reports of the IPCC

Future Climate for Africa invites interested individuals to attend a micro e-learning course on Expert and Government Review of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment Reports.

April 16, 2018

SSN takes over CDKN leadership

Last week, Sam Bickersteth stepped down after more than seven years as Chief Executive of CDKN, as PwC handed leadership of the Alliance to SouthSouthNorth. He reflects on the Alliance’s achievements and legacy.

April 4, 2018

Register for the webinar: Low-carbon energy solution for low-income housing in Cape Town: Presentation of the findings of a pre-feasibility study

Register now for the webinar; Low-carbon energy solution for low-income housing in Cape Town: Presentation of the findings of a pre-feasibility study. Tuesday 17th April 2018 at 14h30 (SAST); 12h30 (GMT).