South Africa is experiencing a severe drought which is having a devastating impact on food and water security, the sustainability of the agricultural industry, overall growth and income equality levels. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2016 Budget Speech lowered the country’s predicted growth rate to 0.9% this year, compared to 1.3% in 2015. Click here to view our latest newsletter.
“Making South Africa good for Enterprise, and Enterprise good for South Africa”
At the heart of this statement lies a belief in ‘Enterprise’ as a core lever for South Africa’s growth, and recognition that in this sense it has both ‘rights’ and ‘responsibilities’.
BLSA is an association of South Africa’s largest corporations and major multinational companies with a significant presence in South Africa. They are represented on Business Leadership’s Council and Board at the level of Chief Executive Officer or Chairman. Members are committed to the national goals of addressing the challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment. Click here to view a list of our members.
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Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) is an independent association whose members represent South African big business leadership and major multinational investors. It is a forum for South Africa’s business leaders to exchange ideas on matters of current interest to the large companies of South Africa and other business bodies and to facilitate an effective business dialogue with government and other stakeholders..
BLSA encompasses the majority of South Africa’s big business leaders. Members are committed to addressing the challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment.