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“Strong women have the chance to make the change they need in the mining industry” – Impala Platinum (Implats) leading women weigh in
In the latest Standard Bank Top Women podcast, Fiona Wakelin, Head of Editorial for Topco Media, engages in conversation with Thabile Makgala, Executive: Eastern Limb at Implats, and Lee-Ann Samuel, Implats Group Executive: People. Both women weigh in on the transformational change taking place within Implats, and the larger mining sector in South Africa.
A new regulation in the energy sector has created a massive gap in the energy services industry. Vash Singh, Managing Director of Alliance Energy, shares her journey to becoming an energy entrepreneur and encourages other women to follow suit.
As climate change impacts everyone and everything, we need to embrace every solution and act together. Ahead of November’s UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) attention will rightly focus on government commitments.
Margo Fargo is one of South Africa’s leading environmentalists. She owns her very own metal straw company and has her own coffee company. Margo heads several women empowerment organisations, including the successful and very popular Crown Me Naturally SA initiative.
“The youth needs to be more exposed to Sustainability issues!” – Janine Espin, Co-Owner and Managing Director of EDS
Janine Espin is currently the Co-Owner and Managing Director of Economic Development Solutions (EDS) (Pty) Ltd, a consulting firm focusing on Economic Transformation and Community Participation. With over 15 years’ experience within corporate transformation, she was a frontline leader in the implementation of BEE and the development of the ICT Sector Transformation Charter in South Africa.
This year’s Standard Bank Top Women Conference has brought together over 10 000 thought leaders and delegates from a cross-section of fields from banking to mining, sport and more.
Sustainable development and economic transformation are a big focus for businesses throughout the continent these days. It’s the fuel that propels innovative companies, keeping them ahead of the curve. So, how do you go about making this happen for your business? Promoting female empowerment and gender equality within your team could very well be the answer.
Tips on how to unleash your financial potential from Lindy-Lou Alexander, Head of Brand and Marketing, Consumer and High Net Worth, Standard Bank Group
It comes as no surprise that women are better at managing money. In fact, the data clearly shows that women have astute financial acumen. With the representation of women in the workplace increasing – albeit not as at a rapid rate as would be liked – the financial needs of women are changing.
Zooming in on Africa Trade & Investment: Learn to maximise your trade by expanding across the continent
The latest Standard Bank Top Women Masterclass takes a deep dive into African Trade and Investment. African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is the strategic framework for delivering on Africa’s goal for inclusive and sustainable development and is a concrete manifestation of the pan-African drive for unity, self-determination, freedom, progress and collective prosperity.
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