Ethics

The Benefits of Being Ethical in Business

November 30, 2018

There has been lots of information in the media in recent years that has made the public much more aware of the ethics which businesses should operate under. Consumers tend to turn against companies that appear to be self-interested, and there are large groups of people in the US that will only buy from places […]

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Sustainable Businesses: The Key Fundamentals

June 8, 2018

The term “sustainability” is in danger of becoming overused, perhaps even venturing into the territory of becoming a meaningless business buzzword. This is a problem, as sustainability should not be overused and it definitely shouldn’t be dismissed as an “on trend” buzzword— it’s simply far too important for that. If you’re (understandably!) confused about what […]

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Rise of the “Rooi Draak”: Is China exploiting Africa?

May 1, 2016

China’s relationship with Africa first began in the 1950s, when still under a socialist regime the Chinese gave aid to promote solidarity with other socialist nations.  When the Chinese shifted from a socialist country and entered the free markets, the purpose of their relationship shifted towards commerce. They began to bid for construction contracts in […]

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