Cape Town’s Mobility Crisis and the Potential Influence of the Corporate Sector

April 19, 2018
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How and why the corporate sector needs to act collectively in relation to the mobility challenges and opportunities in the Cape Town city-region The state of Cape Town’s transport system It is no secret that Cape Town and the wider city-region is facing a mobility crisis that seems to be getting worse with no clear.. read more →

The Development of Cape Town’s Foreshore Freeway Precinct

April 18, 2018
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A synopsis of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process, the development proposals, the qualifying bid, the public reaction, and the potential impact on mobility The Foreshore Freeway Precinct and the Request for Proposals The Foreshore Precinct is a very well-located area within Cape Town, which contains approximately six hectares of developable land located under and.. read more →

Inspiration Session: Nene Molefi Author & Business, Diversity & Transformation Expert

March 1, 2018
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At our first Inspiration Session for 2018, we heard from Nene Molefi, esteemed author and business, diversity and transformation expert. The session was hosted by Allan Gray and Nene shared some very interesting insights with us about her journey to becoming a successful businesswoman: A diverse, socially cohesive society: Nene highlighted the importance of this.. read more →

Avoiding “Day Zero” in 2018 and Beyond

February 21, 2018
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Facing its worst drought in a century, Cape Town is in the midst of a severe water crisis. Business and Government are now required to collaborate on short-term plans to avoid a “Day Zero” scenario, develop contingency plans in the event that “Day Zero” is reached, and work on longer-term augmentation plans to diversify the city’s water sources… read more →

Relief for SA as Zuma finally resigns…now let’s get to work fixing his mess

February 15, 2018
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After 3204 days, South Africa finally saw the back of Jacob Zuma. Whilst this has come as an enormous relief for most, our celebrations will be short-lived as the reality of his corrupt legacy sinks in. Zuma has undoubtedly been our worst president since the dawn of democracy and the damage he has presided over.. read more →

Inspiration Session: Zipho Sikhakhane International Speaker, Writer, Strategist & Investor

December 12, 2017
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At our final Inspiration Session for 2017, we heard from Zipho Sikhakhane, international speaker, writer and business advisor. The session was hosted by Allan Gray and Zipho shared some very interesting insights with us about her journey to becoming a successful businesswoman: VUCA: brought on by politics, economics, society and the environment, we are living.. read more →

South Africa’s Influence on the African Growth Trajectory with Maria Ramos

November 17, 2017
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At our last CEO Engagement for the year, we hosted Maria Ramos, the CEO of Barclays Africa who spoke to us about SA’s influence on the African growth trajectory. SA has long held the promise of being the driving force behind Africa’s economic resurgence. However, geopolitical shifts and the impact this has on the global.. read more →

Building Bridges between SMEs and Corporates Through ESD

November 14, 2017
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Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) now constitutes 40% of a company’s B-BBEE scorecard and at our recent Thought Leaders, Building Bridges Between SMEs and Corporates Through ESD, Webber Wentzel Partner in Corporate Practice, Adam Ismail, described ESD as an opportunity for a win-win situation. As corporates, we must start investing and putting the hard work.. read more →

AI, Robotics and Automation

November 8, 2017
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According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), by 2025 30% of corporate audits will be performed by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and additional research shows that Digital Transformation is now a priority for most business leaders. At our recent Thought Leaders engagement focussing on AI, Robotics and Automation, forward-thinking business leaders engaged around this topic and.. read more →

Building bridges between SMEs and Corporates through Enterprise and Supplier Development

November 8, 2017
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SA desperately needs jobs and economic development but with government coming under increasing pressure to reduce its wage bill, and the corporate sector similarly pushing for greater efficiency in a recessionary economy, the only remaining hope for job growth is the SME sector. In order to significantly grow SMEs, we need to provide them with.. read more →