Business & Justice

Ziwani’s Business and Justice podcast and articles series delve into the intersection of business and justice in Africa, exploring ways in which businesses can drive economic growth while also protecting the rights and well-being of Africa’s people.

This comprehensive series consists of 10 articles, 10 podcasts, and 1 guide, providing a multifaceted exploration of critical issues at the heart of Africa's business landscape.

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Business & Justice

This guide aims to inspire business leaders, providing practical insights on how to embrace justice in your business. A range of topics is covered, from auditing your supply chain redemptively to aiming for win-win contracts.

Whether you’re an experienced entrepreneur or just starting out, the grounded perspectives and real-world examples will help you build a business that unlocks opportunities for people and promotes human dignity, for the sake of flourishing communities everywhere.

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When we live in a society where the vulnerable are exploited and greed is rewarded, we know that ‘things are not as they should be.’ Yet, how can we use the power of business to change things for the better, to bring about the way things could be?

This Business & Justice podcast series grapples with a thorny topic: the role of business in creating a more equal and just society. Hosted by the astute Sibs Sibanda, the ten interviews provide grounded perspectives by men and women in a wide variety of sectors. What do they have in common? A passionate commitment to creating a more just and equal society, in and through their daily work.

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‘Justice’ means different things to different people, and as such, tends to stir up strong emotions. Biblically speaking, it describes what is ‘right’ or ‘the way things should be’ according to God’s word. But when we clearly live in an inequal and unjust society, how should we respond?

These ten articles provide real-world examples of men and women who – each in their own way, in their own sphere of influence – are using business to promote human dignity and unlock opportunities for others.

Think People, Not Projects

Charmaine works with corporates, government departments and schools to uplift communities through education. She shares lessons learned in how to measure and report on a project's achieved impact, while authentically serving the community.

Social Justice And The Supply Chain

An entrepreneur in the cosmetic and medical product manufacturing space, Kerryne offers a few practical examples of how Christians in business can make a tangible contribution to the social justice landscape in South Africa.

Embrace Work As A Calling

In this candid interview, Sammy and Sibs discuss the redemptive role filmmaking can play in supporting social justice in South Africa, and why it is so important to embrace our daily work as a calling from God.

Why An Incarnational Approach To Communication Works

A recipient of the Certificate of Appreciation from the US Department of State for his “contributions to international cultural affairs,” Renier has been a passionate culture-maker for more than 25 years. He explains how to develop an authentic communication approach that creates buy-in for decisions, and effectively resolves employer-employee conflict - to release a positive momentum throughout an organisation.

Embrace the city as your mission field

As leader of Invest Durban for almost 2 decades, Russell has learned valuable lessons in building effective partnerships between the public sector, private business, NGOs and churches. He encourages all business leaders to embrace their cities as their mission - building flourishing communities as God intended.

5 Principles For Achieving Multi-Generational Impact

Nissi Ekpott is passionate about leveraging intra-Africa trade and investment opportunities, for the benefit of everyone involved. Believing that sharing knowledge and skills is one of the best ways to achieve multi-generational impact, he shares 5 principles that provide practical encouragement and timely reminders of the call to bring social justice in and through business.

Pursue Win-Win Contracts

Alex Matovu believes that when it comes to the legal sector, there needn't be losers in order to have winners. He believes that competitors should rather be viewed as collaborators, because the ultimate goal is the delivery of justice in society.

Take A Long-Term View

Andy Agaba tells the story of how he founded Hiinga, a Christ-Centered Impact Investing Fund. He discusses the fact that poverty is multi-generational, and so, solutions should also focus on more than one generation.

Be Intentional & Systematic

Themba Mashaba, the Managing Director of StartupAFRICA magazine and founder of Little Big Ideas, shares insights on how businesses can promote justice by understanding their values, committing to positive change in society, and creating equal opportunities for all. He talks about his mission to empower young entrepreneurs and executives through business education and Holy Spirit-driven decision-making.

Justice Starts At Work

Yemi Faseun, founder and chief talent officer at YF Talent Partners in Nigeria, believes that social justice starts from within an organisation and that employees are the most captive audience to promote it outwardly.

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‘God’s Law is the foundation for a true understanding of justice.’

Our Business & Justice Contributors

Kerryne Krause
Chief Excitement Officer
eyeSlices
Sibs Sibanda
Executive Director
Faith and Work Alliance
Nissi Ekpott profile image
Nissi Ekpott
CEO
Bizconnect Africa
Renier Keyser
Communication Consultant, Producer
Add-Life Productions
Alex Matovu
Founding Partner
Signum Advocates
Andy Agaba
CEO
Hiinga
Contributor profile image Yemi Faseun
Yemi Faseun
Chief Talent Officer
YF Talent Partners
Profile image of Themba Mashaba
Themba Mashaba
Founder
startupAFRICA Magazine
Sammy Rabolele
Sammy Rabolele
Producer
Beyond The Eyes Network
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