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Resource Optimisation Specialists

Measuring and managing your carbon and energy for performance
Climate Change is a global issue that has ushered in the inevitable transition to a low carbon economy. Far from being a burden, companies can unlock significant opportunities to reduce costs, become more efficient organisations, increase profits and enhance brand equity.
Why us?
We've helped hundreds of South Africa's companies to measure, manage, and report on all aspects of their energy and carbon. Through our access to multi-disciplinary human capital, GCX is unique in its ability to not only provide transparency into an organisations' carbon and energy data but to use this to design tailor-made solutions to support responsible and profitable business models.
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Our Services
  • Carbon Footprints
  • Energy and Carbon Data Management
  • Energy Monitoring and assessments (Group, Company, Site)
  • CDP Reporting and Advisory
  • Science Based Targets
  • Carbon Credits Trading
  • Carbon Projects Development and Support
  • Carbon Verification (ISO14065)
  • Alternative Energy Sources
  • Carbon Tax Advisory Services
  • Energy Management plans and Systems
Dustin Lawrence
Low Carbon Engineer
OUR People We believe in long-term and meaningful relationships with our clients, which is why we’ve become the trusted partners of many of South Africa’s most complex organisations.
Karen Fourie
Sustainable Business Analyst
Adam Green
Sustainable Business Analyst
Linden Smith
Energy Engineer
Dustin Lawrence
Low Carbon Engineer
Dustin is an energy engineer with extensive experience in resource efficiency. He leads a number of projects such as energy & carbon audits and energy management programs in a diverse range of sectors including industrial, retail, commercial and property. Dustin has worked on carbon emissions reduction projects including a solar photovoltaic plant; fuel efficient cook-stoves; heat retention cooking devices; composting of park and garden waste, as well as alternative waste treatment processes. He has significant experience working on most of the carbon standards including CDM, VCS and Gold Standard. Dustin previously worked as an Energy Engineer at Continental Tyres, where he was responsible for the management of all onsite energy mediums. Dustin has a National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Sometimes he eats Speckled Eggs for breakfast.
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Karen Fourie
Sustainable Business Analyst
Karen is a sustainable business analyst with over 13 years experience in finance and accounting across a variety of industries including agriculture, hospitality, online retail and media, property and investment banking. Her strong quantitative and financial background allows for unique business based view of sustainability helping to bridge the chasm between environment and corporate drivers. Karen has a Bcom Law degree, as well as an MBA from UCT GSB, which she completed with a view to follow her passion for the environment and wider societal issues.

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Adam Green
Sustainable Business Analyst
Adam combines his passion for economics and sustainability in order to assist the GCX team in various sustainability strategies, carbon accounting and action plans. He has assessed the carbon footprints of small to large companies, including some of South Africa's largest and most well recognised public companies. He thrives on problem solving and and finding unique solutions to the challenges many companies face. Adam has international experience in research and insight generation, and has co-authored a CSI manual for the Mauritian Government. Adam holds a B-Phil degree in Sustainable Development, Planning and Management from the Sustainability Institute in Stellenbosch. His passions include Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and trail running.
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Linden Smith
Energy Engineer
As an Energy Engineer at GCX, Linden combines his love of numbers, problem solving, and meticulous nature to find energy solutions for JSE listed clients. This includes assessing and developing Energy Management Plans that suit any clients’ unique requirements, as well as Carbon Accounting. His involvement with the NBI’s Private Sector Energy Efficiency Programme exposed him to a wide variety of commercial and manufacturing companies across South Africa. He has previously worked in the deep-sea Commercial Diving industry as well as in the Building Services industry, focusing on design and project management. Linden graduated with a BTech in Mechanical Engineering and is registered as a Candidate Engineering Technologist with ECSA. He is passionate about the outdoors and achieving self-sufficiency through technology – and is also GCX’s resident drone pilot.
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Westlake Business Park
Westlake, 7945
Cape Town
South Africa
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