Business can’t ignore pleas of women who fear to walk down the street or office corridors
POSTED ON: September 22, 2019 IN Political economy, Politics by Admin
Social cohesion improves economic growth by stopping physical and human capital destruction and creating social capital, cooperation and trust in society.
The slow pace of change within SOEs is enough to cause panic
POSTED ON: September 19, 2019 IN prescribed assets, SOEs by Admin
Over the past two years, the idea mooted has been one of prescribed assets as being a panacea for ailing state-owned enterprises and in the main it’s all about Eskom. While we appreciate the desperation of the Eskom question, we urge caution on something that looks like a knee-jerk response and on the surface at least, an easy fix for what’s seemingly exasperated policymakers.
BLSA condemns gender-based violence
POSTED ON: September 18, 2019 IN On Air by Admin
Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) CEO, Busi Mavuso condemns gender-based violence against women and children. Mavuso was interviewed by eNCA following #SandtonShutdown campaign by civil society at the doorsteps of Johannesburg Stocks Exchange demanding that big business fund projects to fight the scourge. Watch the interview
South Africa Lacks Discipline, says BLSA CEO
POSTED ON: September 11, 2019 IN On Air by Admin
BLSA CEO, Busi Mavuso joined anchor, Bongani Bingwa on SABC News’s Democracy Gauge programme to discuss Effective Leadership in South Africa. Mavuso says South Africa lacks discipline and the political leadership is not helping the country to move forward. Watch as she engages Bongani Bingwa
Cabinet must forget squabbles and back the Mboweni plan
POSTED ON: September 4, 2019 IN Economic policy by Admin
When Cabinet meets tomorrow they will in all likelihood do so against a background of news of a positive second-quarter of economic growth and thereby escaping the technical definition of a recession – two consecutive quarters of contraction. For some in that meeting, that may just provide some space to discuss other pressing matters in their departments, unrelated to all things economy and growth.