Cape Town City procurement backs black-owned firms - Supply Management

Cape Town City procurement backs black-owned firms

17 August 2017

The City of Cape Town said last year more than 92% of purchase orders (POs) were placed with vendors compliant with South African laws designed to boost black-owned firms.

Some 92.7% of the council’s POs went to suppliers who complied with the country’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) legislation, a voluntary standard that measures how much business companies do with black-owned or managed suppliers.

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