The Black Business Council in the Built Environment (BBCBE), remembers the late Dr. Thandi Ndlovu, celebrating her with a day at the Kilani Golf Club.
Dr Ndlovu died aged 65, in a car crash.She was the former president of the Black Business Council in the Built Environment. A fearless businesswoman and groundbreaking innovator.
Dr Ndlovu also played a key role in developing women in the business space.
Celebrating Dr. Ndlovu in pictures:
Making safety a priority with #Sociallysafe App
Safety is the number one priority when travelling anywhere or rather in the comfort of your own home.
A new app “#SOCIALLYSAFE” set to be launched on the 1st of December, an app that “aims to address the everyday safety challenges faced by the South African community”
On the 16th of October, a conference was held in the province of Kwazulu-Natal, Umlanga, The Capital to introduce south Africa to an App that aims to add security in their daily lives.
So what can you expect from the Socially Safe App ?
With this app users can create safety clusters within specified locations whilst giving users access to safety service providers:
●Security and Police Assistance
For more information visit the following website : www.sociallysafe.co.za
From “igniting the possibilities” to “Breaking the barriers”
The Council for the Built Environment (CBE) is set to host its third National Transformation Indaba on 9 and 10
October 2019 in Pretoria.
An event aimed at tackling the various regulatory barriers that are a threat to transformation in the built environment sector.
This is the third event to be held by the CBE and this time it’s takes on the theme ” Breaking the barriers”. Encouraging inclusivity of small businesses within the built environment where rules and regulations have been hindering their growth.
“The Indaba [serves to] advocate for changes in approaches and innovative implementable solution.”
Petricia De Lille talks GBV at SABTACO event
In a male dominated industry women issues are not normally at the forefront of discussions, however, the Minister of Public Works and infrastructure Pertricia de Lille set to include the issue of gender based violence as part of her address at The South African Black Technical and Allied Careers Organisation (SABTACO) event the gallagher estate convention centre
In the mist of Gender based violence crisis, De Lille calls on men within the built environment industry to be advocates on construction sites, promoting gender equality. The purpose is to have these messages carried over the domestic lines.
De Lille also took time to address regulation issues within the built environment industry. Some of the issues she put on the table are:
- lack of consistent engagement and and follow up action
- Lack of continuation to tackle the key issues of transformation of ethical leadership
She further stated that accountability can be ensured through continuous engagement, including contract and consequence management.
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