Grant Thornton

It is widely accepted that the best driver for socio-economic transformation is small business development. We at SNG Grant Thornton, aim to create an enabling transformational environment with adequate access to market and business support for small businesses while developing robust eco-systems for small businesses to seize these opportunities. Our services two folds both internal and external-facing. The internal facing-side focuses on assisting corporates understand their supply chains and is enabled through the implementation of their ESD objectives that are mandated by the Preferential Procurement Framework Act and the BEE Codes of Good Practice to integrate small black owned enterprises into their supply chains. The external-facing side focuses on the implementation of Enterprise and Supplier Development initiatives through business development support to selected SMME beneficiaries using innovation, incubation and acceleration programmes. Our solutions are also supported by the provision of dashboards used as reporting tools with these programmes and focus on measuring the impact from both the sponsor and beneficiary perspective.