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Brainwave Primary Cooperative is a Standerton-based entity that provides mechanical and auto-electrical maintenance services to mines in the Mpumalanga province. Having completed the Seriti Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Programme in 2021, the company is now better positioned to deliver on a large, multi-year contract.
Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) in rural and peri-urban areas has largely been under-prioritised. With most corporate ESD initiatives focusing on Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) in close proximity to metropolitan hubs, many promising SMMEs in rural or peri-urban areas have been overlooked.
Zevoli opened its doors in 2014 and we expeditiously evolved our services to where we find ourselves today as one of SA’s leading 100% black women owned Enterprise and Supplier Development advisory and Project Management firms. This inevitably led not only to a change in the way we look, but also to a curiosity to revisit our vision, mission and purpose.
Bonutrax is an environmentally conscious scrap reclamation and industrial waste processing company, which operates in Kriel, Mpumalanga. The company was selected to participate in the Seriti Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Programme in 2021 and has since secured a multi-year contract that paves the way for future growth.
While we talk often about established suppliers having the benefit of economies of scale, we don’t talk enough about the benefit of agility that corporates can tap into through smaller suppliers. For established corporates (both buyer and supplier), decision-making systems and processes are cumbersome, and the governance wheels turn slowly. Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises
Corporate South Africa’s funding of Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiatives is often based on the belief that these programmes will improve the performance of small and growing businesses alongside their socio-economic circumstances. However, despite the optimism with which corporates have developed and implemented ESD strategies and invested in a range of ESD programmes, there
A year ago, Zevoli Growth Partners embarked on a process of internal intro- and retrospection. We started looking at who we are in the market, how we present ourselves to the world, what we stand for and what legacy we want to leave behind. We are now proud to announce that we have come to the pinnacle of the journey.
Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) programmes are widely acknowledged as critical tools to levelling the playing field that benefit both Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) and corporates, yet implementing them is often not that straight forward.