Urban Earth

Facilitating sustainability through knowledge generation,

capacity building and technology

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Urban Earth is a sustainability consultancy that was established in 2010 and has staff based in the Western Cape, South Africa

Our work facilitates action to tackle environmental problems such as climate change. We aim to harness the technology of the fourth industrial revolution to respond more effectively to environmental problems. Our clients include national government, municipalities, development agencies, private companies, non-governmental organisations, and non-profit organisations.

Our Services

Net-zero transition

We work with organisations to manage their energy use and carbon footprint. We are experienced in energy monitoring, developing energy policies, recommending energy-saving interventions, and greenhouse gas reporting.

Digital tool development

We develop and help implement a range of bespoke digital tools to support sustainability. These include websites, online platforms, mobile apps, and database-driven desktop applications.


Climate change research & policy formulation

We have assisted numerous organisations develop climate change strategies. We also assist organisations to integrate climate action into operations.


Facilitation, consultation & stakeholder engagement

We facilitate and organise consultation meetings and information events in the sustainability sector. We have extensive experience in stakeholder engagement using a range of face-to-face methods and online platforms.

Capacity Building and Communication

We develop sustainability training courses and have extensive experience in building stakeholder capacity. We create communication products such as websites, videos, and factsheets on sustainability.

Gender and Energy

We undertake research and develop strategies to support the participation of women in the energy sector.

Featured Projects

Our clients include government, non-government organisations and the private sector. Learn more about our latest projects, websites and apps.

Municipal Energy Management Systems

Design of an online system to monitor energy consumption in municipal buildings for eThekwini Municipality

Small-Scale Embedded Energy
Generation Application Platform

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Cape Town, South Africa



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