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The Industrial Development Corporation convened an Employee Ownership Conference from 24 to 25 July 2012 at the IDC Auditorium in Sandton.The theme of the conference was: "It is about co-ownership and development of broad based beneficiaries" ("Moving beyond B-BBEE Compliance to Co-ownership").Employee ownership is a...

Warm blankets were handed out to grateful residents of KwaMashu, who said it was like Christmas and New Year all in one. It was one more helping hand from the corporate social investment unit.The Industrial Development Corporation’s corporate social investment department handed out more blankets...

Small-scale farmers have a lot of potential – potential that can be realised through agro-processing. We need initiatives that will facilitate the linkage between agro-processors and these farmers.Why is it that so-called “emerging farmers” do not emerge? Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Tina Joemat-Pettersson...

The IDC handed out welcome warm blankets and hot meals to residents of three informal settlements in Pietermaritzburg, proving that they were not forgotten.The IDC handed out welcome warm blankets and hot meals to residents of three informal settlements in Pietermaritzburg, proving that they were...

A focus on education by the IDC’s corporate social investment unit sees a school in Mpumalanga get a boost in the teaching of the sciences.The opening of a new science laboratory is a dream come true for Makhosana Manzini Secondary School, one of the schools...

Businesses big and small that are helping to grow the economy can compete in the awards, and be in the running for some useful prizes.Entries are open for the first IDC Business Partner Awards (BPAs). They are another step in the IDC’s contribution to the...

The IDC’s latest Economic Overview looks at recent developments globally and locally, including possible scenarios based on events in Greece, highlighting potential repercussions for its economy, the wider Eurozone and the rest of the world, including South Africa. Download PDF ...

Government and the Industrial Development Corporation have launched an online portal, providing businesses easy access to information on government incentives.Government and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have launched an online portal, providing businesses easy access to information on government incentives. IDC’s Head of Development Finance...

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