Business Talk – EY Parthenon’s Paul O’Flaherty breaks down the journey to net zero

 ·25 Oct 2022

Paul O’Flaherty is the EY – Parthenon Africa Leader and a qualified Charted Accountant.

Before joining EY – Parthenon, he held several CEO and CFO roles at listed companies, and his core expertise includes project management, mergers and acquisitions, turnarounds, and restructurings.

He has extensive industry experience in sectors such as mining, infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, trading, steel manufacturing, and financial services.

In this episode of Business Talk, O’Flaherty explains what net zero is and outlines South Africa’s attitude towards this concept.

He then discusses how net zero efforts are being progressed globally and unpacks the differences between the terms “carbon neutral” and “net zero.”

O’Flaherty concludes by outlining what companies should focus on when creating their net zero plans.

The interview with Paul O’Flaherty can be viewed below.

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