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/ MEDIA STATEMENT /
Attached please find a press release on: Sasol showed its support of the country's hosting of the 2010 Soccer World Cup by handing over 127 925 carbon credits valued at approximately US$130 000 to the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee South Africa (2010 OC) to help offset the soccer tournament's carbon footprint.
These credits represent a reduction of greenhouse gases that has already taken place, which are equivalent to 127 925 tons of carbon dioxide emissions. The carbon footprint of the 2010 Soccer World Cup has been estimated to be equivalent to nearly 900 000 tons of carbon dioxide, excluding the emissions resulting from international travel to and from South Africa.