Integrity Pledge

Corruption is eroding our Constitution, threatening our Sovereignty, and undermining inclusive growth and our economic development. The perpetrators, whether public officials or private parties, almost always require business counterparts. Therefore, among the broader business, are some of the facilitators of these activities. Business complicity in corruption, whether witting or unwitting, betrays public trust in us,…

BLSA appoints Themba Maseko as Communications Director

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has appointed Themba Maseko as Director of Communications with immediate effect. Mr Maseko is a seasoned communicator who has distinguished himself as a former Cabinet spokesperson and CEO of Government Communications Information Services (GCIS). BLSA CEO Bonang Mohale said: “BLSA is delighted to have Themba Maseko’s wealth of experience to…

Statement from BLSA on harassment and intimidation of media and businesses

Business Leadership South Africa condemns in the strongest terms the harassment and intimidation yesterday of two editors, Peter Bruce and Tim Cohen. The freedom of the media to report and comment without fear or favour is a fundamental element of any democracy. So too is the right of anyone to disagree with what is written. But the threatening demonstration outside…

COSATU and BLSA joint statement

COSATU and Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) held an unprecedented two-day meeting on the 23rd and 24th June 2017. The meeting at top leadership level, arose from the conviction that solutions to South Africa’s pressing socio-economic challenges are highly dependent on business and labour leaders communicating, and where possible working together, in the national interest.…