Cyril Ramaphosa has launched a Solidarity Fund for businesses, foundations, organisations and individuals to donate funds to help those most desperately in need of food and health care during the period of lock-down.
Babette Brown posthumously received the 2019 Chairman’s Award sponsored by the SACC. She received this special recognition for showing an extraordinary level of commitment and achievement that fell beyond the scope of any of the other awards.
Rob Cannavo of Codex Capital received the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year award, sponsored by the UK Department for International Trade, for innovatively developing solutions to promote the growth and sustainability of trade between the UK and South Africa.
The SACC is mindful that members and the wider business community are responding to the impacts of Coronavirus/COVID-19 transmission. SACC, as a remote working organisation, expects to keep its operations running while mindful that individuals may not be able to carry out all their normal duties due to personal or professional impacts arising from the crisis.
The SA Chamber of Commerce is an umbrella organisation and conduit for trade, community and investment into and out of South Africa. The SACC aims to bring under one concerted effort, a forum and meeting point for businesses who have an interest in both the UK and South Africa in an attempt to facilitate the development of business opportunities.