Enterprise and Supplier Development

Bayer Pharmaceuticals partners with Unjani Clinics to offer affordable, quality healthcare

This innovative enterprise development initiative addresses the inequality which exists between private and public healthcare services in our country… The aim of this clinic network is to eventually have 1 000 clinics around the country. Bayer Pharmaceuticals has partnered with Unjani Clinics, a network of black women-owned and operated primary healthcare clinics that provide accessible, …

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Entrepreneurship development: a certain way to promote SDG alignment

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are widely known today and form a part of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They are described as “a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future”. The SDGs themselves consist of 17 distinct and respective objectives that …

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Business development service providers also need a helping hand!

In South Africa, there are many entities active in offering business development services (BDS). Some are consultants or incubators, some are financiers or educators, and others straddle several such positions simultaneously. Indeed, the South African legislation around such things as enterprise and supplier development means that there is often fertile ground for such operators to …

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The Value of leadership coaching in the growth of SMMEs By: Ziyanda Masiza

SAICA Enterprise Development (SAICA ED) in partnership with a sponsoring client, embarked on a 12-month Leadership Development Programme, which entailed coordinated and structured set of initiatives that were aimed at a higher purpose, building the eco-system of six Chartered Accountants who own Small Medium Practices (SMPs).   “In the spirit of transformation, the firms selected …

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Strengthening the Steel Industry Through Skills Development and Training

Quality education and training are constituent components of the South African steel industry. As the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have wreaked havoc on the metals sector, in the face of a steadily increasing unemployment rate across the board, the industry must focus on stimulating growth and employment opportunities.  This strategy begins with pioneering work-based …

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Karabo Nguyuza, a guesthouse owner with a disability wins local tourism award

“Everything is possible as long as you put your mind and focus to it.” Atang guesthouse has been declared the best guesthouse in Tembisa by Gauteng Women in Tourism (WiT), at an awards ceremony held in Boksburg, Gauteng on August 30. Lockdown level 2 guidelines were followed and only 50 people were in attendance, seated two metres apart. Karabo Nguyuza, the guesthouse owner, does not know who nominated her business, however, she is grateful for the nomination and the win. “I feel excited …

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COVID-19 reveals the fragility of our world – Absa’s COVID-19 efforts

The global pandemic has laid bare risks we have ignored for decades: inadequate health systems; gaps in social protection; structural inequalities; environmental degradation; and the climate crisis. Entire regions that were making progress on eradicating poverty and narrowing inequality have been set back years, in a matter of months. Those were the words of United Nations …

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Ways for business sector to build resilient communities

By Nozizwe Vundla, head of the Sanlam Foundation In the past decade alone, Sanlam has invested around R630 million in the financial resilience of Africans. We believe the business sector has a responsibility to holistically support communities to be sustainable in the long-term. This requires a 360-degree approach which empowers people to empower themselves. Ultimately, …

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