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Ensuring SOEs act in the public interest is the key to renewal
Feb 2020

The crisis of SA’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) is a reminder that state ownership should be limited to situations where alternatives are truly absent. It is a test that most of them fail to pass.

CNBC: Eunomix CEO: Pravin Gordhan is failing, at grave cost to SA
Jan 2020

Is Minister Pravin Gordhan on a fool errant in his strategy to save South African state owned companies through good governance? Eunomix CEO, Claude Baissac argues the Minister is attached to a model of public ownership that is unfounded in economics and is ruinous to the Treasury and country.

BDLive: Pravin Gordhan is getting it dangerously wrong with SOEs
Dec 2019

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan is a man of integrity. He stood against the brazen corruption of the Jacob Zuma mafia, though, like the rest of his group, admittedly too late to spare the country a crisis.

Biznews: Early signs the DA, back under Helen Zille, could flourish
Nov 2019

Helen Zille has a thick skin second to none. Despite much criticism of her comments about various issues, and an outcry about her return to a key position in the Democratic Alliance, an important opposition party in South Africa’s political arena, Zille is pressing on with her vision for the party and South Africa.

CNBC: Africa Investment Forum: Eunomix CEO: How resource nationalism can be turned into a positive force in Africa
Nov 2019

The interest of international investors in the African continent is growing, as can be seen by good attendance at the Africa Investment Forum held in Sandton. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Markus Pietikäinen, Chief Investment Officer of Finnfund and Claude Baissac, CEO of Eunomix about their experience at the AIF, development of entrepreneurs, access to finance and other key issues.

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Eunomix Annual Mining Indaba CSR Event: focus on climate change
Feb 2020

Join Eunomix, the Government of Canada, Norton Rose and Mining Dialogues 360 to Norton Rose House, 8 Riebeek Street in Cape Town for an enlightening conversation about the impact of climate change on mining. 

Business Unity South Africa 2020 Economic Indaba
Jan 2020

Eunomix has been invited to attend the BUSA 2020 Business Economic Indaba, to be held on 14 January in Johannesburg. Cyril Ramaphosa will open the event with a keynote address. Breakaway sessions will cover energy security, state capacity, critical economic sectors, economic structure and the fourth industrial revolution.

Claude Baissac spoke at the Vision 2030 Summit
Nov 2019

EunomixGCR: Tracking and forecasting Africa’s performance and trajectory. A data-centric perspective

Johannesburg Business School Masterclass: Geopolitical and Country Risk until 2024
Nov 2019

Geopolitical & country risk is at a 25-year high. In South Africa, political risk is at the highest since 1995. This Masterclass will explore: 1) Global trends in geopolitical and SA risk, 2)  How business is impacted ; 3) Current approaches to GCR management' 4) How to initiate risk analysis and reduction in practical and cost-effective ways.


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