Social Impact Bonds: A solution for South Africa’s Social Issues?

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are the latest financial innovation that is gaining a lot of buzz around the world, especially in developmental circles.  Despite their name, SIBs function in quite a different way than a traditional bond. At their core, SIBs allow the funding of certain initiatives based on outcomes being achieved – where investors […]

Impact Investing & BEE

Impact Investing is becoming an ever more hot topic globally as well as in South Africa, with more and more focus on both creating impact through investing as well as getting returns from impact. These are elements of the new economy since traditional development impact was mostly driven by non-profits while investing was generally the purview […]

Welcome to Simanye’s Blog – Open dialogue on economic development in South Africa

Simanye Group is passionate about social and economic change in South Africa. As a business we provide specialist consulting services in Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) and Economic Development, with a focus on delivering what our clients need to make their businesses thrive while helping to improve the overall economic development of South Africa.  Through […]