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July 29, 2016
Africa: Listed Companies With More Female Directors Are Better Corporate Citizens
There is a growing body of international research that suggests that companies with gender-diverse boards are better corporate citizens. These companies comply with legislation and… Read more »
May 04, 2016
South Africa: Sustainability Reporting - Why Companies Need to Up Their Game
Sustainability reporting combines economic performance with social responsibility and environmental care. It aims to help businesses set goals. It also measures performance and… Read more »
December 14, 2015
South Africa: Zuma's About-Turn Shows Power of Media, and Markets
South Africa has had three finance ministers in the space of four days. First President Jacob Zuma replaced the trusted and competent Nhlanhla Nene with David van Rooyen, a… Read more »
December 06, 2015
Africa: Why Africa Should Turn to Capital Markets to Fund Infrastructure Deficit
Improving infrastructure is not only critical for economic growth in Africa but essential for ensuring the improved wellbeing of its people. This is backed by empirical research,… Read more »
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