The annual Oliver Top Empowerment Awards has announced its first round of 2018 Awards category finalists. In its 17th year, the Oliver Top Empowerment Awards recognise companies and individuals for their contribution and commitment to empowerment in South Africa, acknowledging the efforts of businesses, civil society, the public sector and truly outstanding individuals.
Education is the most important tool we can use if we want to transform South Africa politically and economically, says former ANC treasurer general Advocate Mathews Phosa. In a wide-ranging interview at his office in Bryanston, Phosa, who is now a successful businessman, said that education was the best form of empowerment.
This selection of five of South Africa’s top empowered companies is based on the JSE listings. The article looks at each of the companies from the perspective of their empowerment and transformation policies.