The Vision 2030 awards were introduced to recognise the achievements and success stories of those organisations, enterprises and individuals actively demonstrating alignment to the government’s Nine-Point Plan to boost economic growth and achieve the milestones set by the National Development Plan (NDP).

The winners of the inaugural Vision 2030 Awards were announced at a prestigious gala event on 22 June 2017, at the Birchwood Hotel in Gauteng, following a successful third Vision 2030 Summit.

The judges of the awards were: Adv. Lekolota Makua, Advocate of the Johannesburg Bar & member of the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL); Prof. Siphamandla Zondi; Head of Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria; Simpiwe Somdyala, General Manager of Old Mutual Corporate Affairs, Old Mutual; Khathu Ramukhumba, CEO, National Youth Development Agency; Dr Raymond Patel, CEO, Merseta; Herman Warren, Network Director Africa, Economist Corporate Network, The Economist and Mothunye Mothiba, CEO, Productivity SA.

Supported by Public Sector Management Magazine, Denel, HRDC, NeMisa, Amsco, British American Tobacco, Department of Basic Education, Indigo Kulani Group and Mylan, the awards presented a unique opportunity for ordinary South Africans to join both local and international leaders, from government and the private sector, in celebrating strides in economic acceleration and transformation.

The 2017 Vision 2030 Award Winners are:

POWERING SOUTH AFRICA AWARD

ArcelorMittal South Africa

AGRICULTURE AWARD

Amadlelo Agri

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Coega Development Corporation

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AWARD

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

HEALTHCARE AWARD

Clicks Group

Hospice Palliative Care Association – Highly Commended

EDUCATION AWARD

University of Johannesburg

MINERAL AWARD

ArcelorMittal South Africa

Anglo American Platinum – Highly Commended

INDUSTRIAL POLICY ACTION PLAN AWARD

Durban International Convention Centre

Amadlelo Agri – Highly Commended

SMME AWARD

Soweto Outdoor

DRIVER FOR CHANGE AWARD

Khalid Abdulla – African Equity Empowerment Investments

Asher Bohbot – EOH Holdings – Highly Commended

 

For more insight and images from the 2017 Vision 2030 Awards, visit http://vision2030.co.za/awards/.

ENDS

Issued by:
Top Media
Adrienne Taylor, Project Manager: Marketing: adrienne.taylor@topco.co.za
http://vision2030.co.za/

 

More about the event:
In 2015 and 2016, Topco Media hosted the groundbreaking Summit on the National Development Plan and produced two publications reflecting the country’s progress towards achieving Vision 2030. This year, Topco repeated the Summit on 21 and 22 June. In addition, the Summit was accompanied by the inaugural Vision 2030 Awards, designed to celebrate those implementing the vision and goals of the National Development Plan.

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