Entrepreneurship

ENABLING THE DREAMS OF LOCAL ENTERPRENEURS

The spirit of entrepreneurship has always been at the heart of SAB from our beginnings

At SAB, our dream is to foster economically sustainable opportunities that are inclusive and enable our enterpreneurs to gain access to opportunities. We believe in our entrepreneurs, we believe in their dreams, in their drive to succeed and the difference they make in our communities. Through our entrepreneurship programmes, we want to support entrepreneurs on their journey and show our commitment to providing a tangible and sustainable future for all South Africans.

 

SAB FOUNDATION

COMMITTED TO DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURS AND SOCIAL INNOVATORS

Through the SAB Foundation, SAB is investing in businesses and innovations that benefit women and youth, people in rural areas and people with a disability. Set up in 2010 as an independent trust, SAB Foundation has over the years invested millions annually towards entrepreneurship in South Africa, a total of R510 million to date. The SAB Foundation has flagship programmes that invest and support entrepreneurs across different stages, the programme are as follows:

  • Disability Empowerment – support disabled entrepreneurs and social innovation that improves quality of life for people with disabilities
  • Rural Catalyst Programme – supports strategic farming models and initiatives in areas where these is high poverty
  • Social Innovation Awards - support and scale business targeting solutions to social problems
  • Tholoana Enterprise Programme -  invests in entrepreneurs who show the potential and commitment to grow a business and create jobs.

For more information on the SAB Foundation and their programmes, visit www.sabfoundation.co.za

Retailer Development Programme

LEADING THE ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION OF THE TOWNSHIP ECONOMY

Retail is the backbone of township economies. The high informality as well as lack of available support hinders their resilience and growth. SAB is deeply committed to support small black owned retailers through formalization, training and infrastructure investment.

For more information on SAB Retailer Development, email: SABentrep@za.ab-inbev.com

SUPPORTING LOCALIZATION THROUGH MARKET ACCESS PLATFORM

SAB is Deeply committed to supporting local businesses as proven by our 95% local sourcing achievement.

SAB launched MAP in 2018, thereby creating a platform where private and public sector can find and refer local suppliers.

Proudly SA, has now adopted MAP putting it at the center of the economic recovery strategy

For more information on the Market Access Platform, visits www.proudlysa.co.za