With the gender-based violence (GBV) rate in South Africa being five times higher than the global average, it is essential for business, communities, government, law enforcement and NGOs to come together to help fight this scourge. Recent crime statistics show that between January and March this year, a total of 10 512 rape cases were…
Business has carefully considered the latest developments at Eskom. Our response is informed by the concern we have about the impact these developments are likely to have on the efforts we are making to stabilise energy supply, fight against crime and corruption and improve investor confidence. We acknowledge that the allegations of corruption made by…
CEOs of the world’s largest companies are increasingly optimistic about the outlook for their businesses, KPMG South Africa’s 2021 CEO Outlook survey found. Aggressive M&A plans underway to capture market opportunities SOUTH AFRICA, 05 October, 2021 — CEOs of the world’s largest businesses are increasingly optimistic about the outlook for their own business and despite…
BLSA has hailed the continuous efforts by the Eyes and Ears initiative (E2), in partnership with the Memeza crime-fighting project, in its fight against crime that is wreaking havoc in our communities.
Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) in conjunction with Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) have launched an important research report into localisation policy.
Business Leadership South Africa today launched a report on solutions to boosting infrastructure investment to drive the economic recovery.
Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commitment to ensure that the public service is staffed by skilled, honest and ethical professionals who will be at the forefront of ensuring that we have an ethical state that is free from corruption.
With the country’s economic stability hanging in the balance due to the unavoidable ripple effect of the Coronavirus global pandemic, Business Leadership South Africa and its division, Business Against Crime South Africa (BACSA) will put the spotlight on the escalated damage that Illicit trade is causing the economy at its upcoming Webinar on Wednesday, 3 February from 11h00 to 12h30.
Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) and its subdivision, Business Against Crime South Africa (BACSA), has collaborated with SAPS and the Private Security Industry (PSI) on a joint initiative called the Eyes & Ears Initiative (E2).
In an effort to ensure small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in South Africa survive the economic crisis, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 50 large companies have formally committed to paying their SME suppliers in 30 days.
BLSA says it fully supports initiatives or campaigns which aim to prevent and combat crime that may threaten the safety and security of South African citizens.
The severe contraction in SA’s GDP in the second quarter of the year was expected but still paints a horrific picture of the damage that the lockdown restrictions have done to our economy.