Purpose of the SAICA economic recovery blueprint

 

To be used by the profession, SAICA, and its members to create a vision to drive policy and advocacy relating to the growth of the economy.

To create a guideline for members to use as a tool to drive economic and business decisions.

Stimulate engagement and participation in a way that will, in the long run, actively benefit all South Africans.

 

To consolidate key findings and themes that call for policy intervention and prioritisation as well as identify workable solutions to further input into the blueprint, SAICA will host a conference, which is scheduled for 14 November, and will bring together industry specialists/experts to engage business leaders and share insights in relation to the proposed SAICA economic blueprint goals.

The implementation of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) is part of SAICA’s strategy and offers a significant opportunity for change in social, economic, and environmental challenges; as a result, it is essential to link SAICA’s economic recovery blueprint goals with the UN SDGs to establish practical solutions for a sustainable economy. 

The table below highlights the relation between the proposed SAICA economic recovery blueprint goals and the UN SDGs.

SAICA Blueprint Goals UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Goal 1: Reducing the red tape and rolling out the red carpet for businesses. SDG 8: Promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all.
Goal 2: Increased and more effective efforts to reduce crime, grime, and corruption. SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.
Goal 3: Providing and maintaining effective infrastructure. SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.
Goal 4: Creating meaningful employment by embracing informality and small business. SDG 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all.
Goal 5: Increased investment in the country’s formal and informal economy. SDG 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Goal 6: Improving the impact of collaboration and partnerships. SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
Goal 7: Building together a climate-friendly economy. SDG 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Goal 8: Developing skills to support the future economy. SDG 4: Quality Education