The gravel road to Ibisi winds through the hills of the Eastern Cape. Heavy rains have made the bends slippery and the grass a lush lime-green. The turn off is halfway between Umzimkulu and Kok-stad -- but it is not easy to find unless you've travelled there before.
Walter Brooke's career advice in <i>The Graduate</i>, "Ben, I have just one word for you â€” plastics", was spot on. In the years after the film's 1967 release, plastic manufacturing boomed. But if Brooke had to counsel a confused university graduate today, the word would be "emissions". South African business is preparing to cash in on the world's fastest-growing industry â€” carbon management.