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Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE)

The Transformation and Employment Equity Office (TEEO) is responsible to ensure that the University complies with the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act. In order to drive this mandate effectively and efficiently, the office is expected to work in synergy with relevant stakeholders.

“Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act “ means the viable economic empowerment of all black people, in particular women, workers, youth, persons with disabilities and people living in rural arears, through diverse but integrated socio-economic strategies that include, but are not limited to-

  • Increasing the number of black people that manage, own and control enterprises and productive assets;
  • Facilitating ownership and management of enterprises and productive assets by communities, workers, co-operatives and other collective enterprises;
  • Human resource and skills development;
  • Achieving equitable representation in all occupational categories and levels in the workplace;
  • Preferential procurement from enterprises that are owned or managed by black people; and
  • Investment in enterprises that are owned or managed by black people.


B-BBEE Certificates:

Wits B-BBEE Certificate 2024