WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) is the only global membership organization and community of women corporate directors, and its members are among the world’s most powerful and influential business women.
It is well documented that South Africa has one of the highest rates of gender-based violence (GBV) in the world. But until now what has been less well documented is the economic cost to society of these horrific and unacceptable levels of violence.
Gender-based violence (GBV), and in particular violence against women, has increasingly made headlines across the world in the recent year.
Without adequate policy frameworks and planning aimed at adapting the South African economy from ‘consumption based’ to ‘industrialised’, the country will continue on this path of slower growth.
KPMG survey shows BEE goals partially met and probes effects of revised codes.
Responses from survey participants reveal a year-on-year decrease in the average B-BBEE score, in comparison to 2012, according to the recent findings of the annual 2013 KPMG BEE Survey.
As leaders and young people around the world are acutely aware, youth unemployment levels are already disturbingly high and the problem is worsening.
Infrastructure spending is considered to be one of the major catalysts of economic growth, development and economic activity. For this reason, it is one of the key focus areas of South Africa’s National Development Plan.
This report identifies nine global megatrends that are most salient to the future of governments. While their individual impacts will be far-reaching, the trends are highly interrelated.
INSIGHT is a semi-annual magazine that provides a broad scope of local, regional and global perspectives on many of the key issues facing today's global infrastructure industry.
According to the NDP, infrastructure development is not just essential for faster economic growth and higher employment, it also promotes inclusive growth, providing citizens with the means to improve their own lives and boost their incomes.
Key discussion points on the implementation of the NDP from Trevor Manuel, BLSA and KPMG in South Africa
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Moving from a current reality of poverty and inequality to a nation with a future secured by prosperity and equity, the NDP presents a compelling blueprint for action.
Download the overview of the National Development Plan (NDP) used at our panel discussion.