Sustainable Business

Nedbank’s purpose – banking for a better future

By | 2020-07-02T11:52:30+02:00 July 2nd, 2020|Sustainable Business|

Nedbank's purpose is to use our financial expertise to do good for individuals, families, businesses and society - a journey that we are committed to, with increased focus  on how we use our core business to deliver on our purpose.   If you are looking for other relevant content, you might find Sustainable Business interesting [...]

Planning is more important than prediction for Africa’s property sector now

By | 2020-06-25T12:03:20+02:00 June 25th, 2020|Sustainable Business|

By Gerhard Zeelie; Head of Property Finance Africa: Nedbank CIB An understandable response to the economic fallout of Covid-19 is for governments, industries and businesses trying to predict the path that the global economy will take in the coming months and years. However, given that this is a challenging exercise at best, it's probably a [...]

Effective supply chain finance today is key to a more competitive business after Covid-19

By | 2020-06-23T08:05:42+02:00 June 19th, 2020|Sustainable Business|

By Mike Brandon; Head: Customised Trade Solutions; Nedbank CIB The business disruptions in SA brought about by Covid-19 and the national lockdown response have resulted in many companies finding that their working capital is now tied up in stock that they are unable to sell. This is having the knock-on effect of highly congested supply [...]

The adoption of proptech in African real estate

By | 2020-06-25T12:03:24+02:00 June 17th, 2020|Sustainable Business|

By Jessica Davies, Senior Disruption Analyst, Nedbank CIB The Covid-19 pandemic effectively shut down the entire world for several weeks, with governments instituting various forms of lockdown measures to fight the spread of the virus. For businesses and industries that were able to work remotely, it was mostly business as usual in unusual times. Unfortunately, [...]

Navigating through Covid-19

By | 2020-06-22T10:35:14+02:00 June 15th, 2020|Markets and Research, Sustainable Business|

Economists, strategists and scenario planners have been working tirelessly in recent months to keep abreast of the developing situation as the Covid-19 pandemic, and the measures undertaken by governments to stem the spread of infection, take their toll on global markets. In our recent Nedbank Private Equity Webinar, Nedbank Group Chief Economist, Nicky Weimar, and [...]