The landmark Framework Agreement signed at the Presidential Jobs Summit during October last year has the potential to turn the tide of youth unemployment. IT-ONLINE, 14 February 2019.
In The News
Speaking at a breakfast meeting at the recent Mining Indaba in Cape Town, Nkululeko Buthelezi, the interim chairperson of the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), said that South Africa’s economy is energy intensive and since the mining sector is a member of the Energy Intensive User Group (EIUG), it is important that clean energy sources and energy efficiency be discussed. EE Publishers: 5 February 2019
CPolicy debates in SA’s energy sector are becoming increasingly polarised, but it is critical to ensure broad participation if we want to re-imagine the energy sector and solve SA’s energy crisis, argued experts at a recent discussion hosted by the UCT GSB in conjunction with Power Futures South Africa. BizCommunity, 28 January 2019.
The latest Breaking Barriers, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator’s Quarterly Employment Report produced in partnership The NBI and others, was released earlier this month, highlighting the current financial barriers facing the youth today. BizCommunity, 22 November 2018.
Focus on corruption and financial malaise has dimmed the overall importance of capitalism – Bertus Coetzee, Owner & MD of Dolphin Bay, 16 November 2018.
|Over and above appreciating the intrinsic value of water as a vital human resource, the South African approach should be to recognise the business value of the commodity and, therefore, the country should pursue investments in the sector to generate sustained economic growth, employment and general wellbeing. Engineering News, 3 October 2018.|
Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) in collaboration with Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) and the National Business Initiative (NBI) hosted a business engagement this morning in Sandton. Trudi Makhaya, Economic Adviser for South Africa’s presidency spoke to CNBC Africa after the close of proceedings:
|CNBC Africa, 27 June 2018.|
Jason Morrison and Tien Shiao of The Pacific Institute to Attend Water Security Meetings in South Africa
|Pacific Institute President Jason Morrison and Senior Researcher and Corporate Water Stewardship Co-Lead Tien Shiao will attend national multi-stakeholder dialogues on solutions to water insecurity in South Africa in June. The United Nations Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate and the National Business Initiative are hosting these events on June 25th in Johannesburg and June 27th in Cape Town, South Africa. EnvironmentGuru, 26 June 2018.|