The South African Supplier Diversity Council helps market leaders buy better from Black Business through best practice supplier diversity development implementation.
Corporates making a difference in South Africa through Supplier Diversity - the purpose of the SASDC is to assist and support its members in growing business linkages, relationships and transactions between members and certified suppliers, in a way that contributes measurably to their competitiveness and image, and inclusive of economic growth and jobs.
By executing our mission of Collaborate, Certify, Connect, Capacitate and Celebrate, the South African Supplier Diversity Council helps market leaders buy better from Black Business.
We help you sustainably integrate Black-owned suppliers into your supply chain - thereby directly improving your corporate brand and image, increasing market share, competitiveness and B-BBEE compliance, while indirectly growing black businesses, employment and our economy.
The SASDC is a member-directed, not-for-profit organisation. It is the first of its kind in South Africa, and is affiliated with a global network of five supplier diversity councils. Members are like-minded private sector corporations, state-owned enterprises and universities that are committed to supplier diversity. Become a Corporate Member
Do you think your company has what it takes to do business with Corporate South Africa?
Is your business majority-black owned and managed?
Become listed on the SASDC Database of Bona Fide Black Suppliers!
Contact us now and find out how your company can benefit from being part of the SASDC community.
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    Diversity Practices, namely Supplier Diversity and Supplier Development, are shaping the future way we do business. The proof can be found all around us, but these are some of our favourite picks from around the web. For real time updates follow us on @sasdcouncil

     

    IN AND AROUND SOUTH AFRICA

     

    Small Business development to open doors for informal traders

    CAPE TALK|10 FEBRUARY 2016

    On Tuesday, 116 informal traders were handed certificates by Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu for completing wholesale and retail for infrastructure development programme.

    Informal traders from Nyanga, Khayelitsha, Villiersdorp, Paarl East and Worcester took part in a two-month project that introduced them to primary business skills.

    CapeTalk's John Maytham spoke to Bulelwa Mvimbi owner of Amahle Store (clothing store), one of the graduates of the programme.

     

    Black professionals feel that barriers still exist in various sectors of the economy...

    SowetanLive | 21 February2016

    This “widely held” view was expressed by black professionals during a meeting with President Jacob Zuma on Friday‚ according to a statement by the Presidency.

    “It was suggested that if the objective of economic inclusion is to be met‚ the economic empowerment of the historically disadvantaged has to be at the centre of economic policy in South Africa‚” it said

     

    Small businesses continue to lose confidence in the economy

    BDLIVE|21 FEBRUARY 2016

    CONFIDENCE among the owners of local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is at a critical low, which will restrain their ability to grow and create more jobs, index shows.

    Business owners are concerned about the effect that rising interest rates will have on their ability to borrow and thus the potential to grow their businesses. They are also not convinced the economy will grow much .

     

     CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL COPY OF THE DIVERSITY NEWS, FEBRUARY 2016

     

    DiversityBrief, 2016 Autumn Edition

     

     

     

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    South African Supplier Diversity Council NPC

     Company Reg No: 2011/001060/08

    By executing our mission of Collaborate, Certify, Connect, Capacitate and Celebrate, the South African Supplier Diversity Council helps market leaders buy better from Black Business.  Through best practice supplier diversity development implementation, we help you sustainably integrate Black-owned suppliers into your supply chain - thereby directly improving your corporate brand and image, increasing market share, competitiveness and B-BBEE compliance, while indirectly growing black businesses, employment and our economy.

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