Strong BEE scores mask dispiriting doldrums
Real picture is far less encouraging, say panel debating latest stats
New research into broad-based BEE shows strong transformation scores, but industry commentators say there is a mismatch between what’s on paper and the reality in companies in SA.
The top-scoring sector is tourism, with an overall score of 99.5% on the BBBEE scorecard. Manufacturing and retail, which do not have sectoral BEE charters, scored the lowest, at 77.7% each...