Category: 'economic development'

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UN Global Compact: Corporate Sustainability in the World Economy

The Global Compact is an initiative that emphasizes the need for the corporate world to play a vital role in aligning itself with the international community in terms of social issues and developing economies. Through its ten principles in the environment, labour, human rights and anti-corruption sector, the Global Compact argues that business should work […]

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Global Compact Network South Africa: Corporate Social Responsibility and the United Nations Global Compact in South Africa 2007

The National Business Initiative (NBI) along with the Business Unity of South Africa (BUSA) have decided to align themselves with the UN Global Compact. This report evaluates how certain companies have achieved success in the corporate social responsibility arena. The report also focuses on the achievements, and assessments on how the compact has been received […]

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Enterprise development unpacked: A tool for prosperity

This paper focuses on enterprise development and how it can be used in job creation and poverty alleviation. It then outlines how enterprise development can help in Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Small Medium – Micro Enterprises which are very important in today’s economy.

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Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

This policy document looks at the different sectors of agriculture, forestry and fisheries and the challenges they face. The policy advocates for a strategy which will increase economic growth, skills development and environmental sustainability.