Winning consumer trust in a toxic climate

From data breaches to fake news to state capture to corporate failures, issues of trust and transparency ruled the headlines in South Africa and the rest of the world throughout 2018. And, as we move into 2019, the central challenge brands will wrestle with is that of...

Private sector key to African economies

The key to African economic emergence lies in the removal of barriers, increased connectivity between nations and infrastructure development, DP World’s group chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has told African leaders and top executives at the Africa...
CEOs brace for a rough ride in 2019

CEOs brace for a rough ride in 2019

Kathy Gibson is with PwC in Johannesburg – CEOs are less optimistic about global economic growth for 2019. In fact, 29% of world business leaders believe that global economic growth will decline in the next 12 months, approximately six times the level of 5% last...

Schneider Electric launches Go Green in the City 2019

Schneider Electric has launched Go Green in the City 2019, its annual global student contest to find bold ideas and innovative solutions for smarter, more energy-efficient and sustainable cities. Now in its ninth year, Go Green in the City is a major event for...

To foster efficiency, move industry into the cloud

In the cutthroat manufacturing industry, complex supply chains must be carefully managed to ensure supply meets demand, and quality meets expectations. The goal? Respond faster to change, reduce excess inventory, and cut costs. The method? Cloud-based ERP. The result?...