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We are excited to introduce Absa Voices. This is where we share the views and perspectives of colleagues, subject matter experts from business and stakeholders on a variety of interesting topics.

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2021

We use our Africanacity to bring Africa’s possibility to life

By Sazini Mojapelo - Managing Executive: Corporate Citizenship and Community Investments The recently launched UN Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021 highlights the toll that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on the 2030 Agenda. In addition to...

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2021

Three ways to (Sustainably) develop your supply chain

Vusi Fele, Chief Procurement Officer Absa Group Limited When a number of supply chain reports were released pre-COVID-19, business leaders listed risks such as data breaches, cybercrime, IT downtime and...

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2021

Using Artificial Intelligence to fight financial crime

Nic Swingler, Head: Financial Crime Compliance The potential benefits of using artificial intelligence and data analytics in making banking safer are a constant theme. In reality, however, it is hard...

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2021

Digital transformation: Great promise or great peril for Africa?

What does digital transformation really mean for Africa? While the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital – with millions of people working remotely, and conferences and meetings moving...

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2021

The case for stronger action on sustainability

By Sazini Mojapelo Absa Group Head: Citizenship & Community Investments Globally, governments, academics, civil society organisations, and businesses are committed to playing their role in realising the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals...

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2021

Resources shine during COVID-19

By Shirley Webber; Coverage Head of the Natural Resources Group at Absa If you were looking for a silver lining during the COVID-19 pandemic and the havoc it has wrecked...

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2021

Our responsibilities during the time of COVID-19

By Dr Lesego Rametsi, Group Head Of Health & Wellness All doctors can vividly remember two moments in their careers: the first baby they delivered and their first patient that died....

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2021

The heart of Absa’s resilience

Ina Steyn, Absa Group’s Head of Resilience “Business resilience is now more important than ever before,” says Ina Steyn, Absa Group’s Head of Resilience. “There are so many good stories of...

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2021

What’s on the cards for remote working?

By Dr Roze Phillips, Group Executive for People and Culture at Absa Remote working has been a consistent trend for some time now. In response to COVID-19, organisations have been...

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2021

Mining companies could take six months to recover

By Shirley Webber, Head of Natural Resources and Energy, CIB It could take up to six months for many mining companies to return to normality because of the national shutdown...

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