South Africa


  • Industry: Public Sector
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 2012/07/17

National Development Plan (NDP) - Business Report 

Earlier this year, KPMG hosted an extraordinary dialogue at KPMG Wanooka Place in Parktown, Johannesburg. Our aim was to add specifically to the business response to the National Development Plan (NDP). We have compiled this report to set out our response to the Plan.
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The business response to the NDP acknowledges the many other political and social issues directly affecting the Plan. However, these fall outside the scope of this commentary, and on this basis, we have set out our responses to each of the nine challenges in turn. This is followed by some thoughts around strategy execution – a vital step for turning words into action. We start the discussion with a high-level executive summary.


Throughout the document, we’ve indicated specific individuals at KPMG as a point of reference. Each has expressed their point of view on the topics covered.


KPMG is committed to pro-actively supporting the process of the National Planning Commission (NPC) as we work together with leaders across the public and private sectors to secure a positive future for South Africa. The overarching goals and objectives of the NPC, on behalf of Government, are clear – ie, to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality over the next 20 years. This is not only the right thing to do but also essential for our sustained growth, stability and ultimately posterity.


Download KPMG’s overview of the National Development Plan, used during the dialogue that lead to the development of this report.


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Tim Bashall
Executive Director: Strategy
Tel +27 (0)11 647 7700