Definition of Socio-Economic Project Contributions

Definition in terms of the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice of 11th October 2013 (BEE Codes 2013)


Socio-Economic Project Contributions

Means monetary or non-monetary contributions carried out for the benefit of any projects approved for this purpose by any organ of state or sectors including without limitation:

a)      Projects focusing on environmental conservation, awareness, education and waste management; and

b)      Projects targeting infrastructural development or reconstruction in underdeveloped areas; rural communities or geographic areas identified in government’s integrated sustainable rural development or urban renewal programmes;

c)      New Projects promoting beneficiation;


BizAdvance Consulting comments and references:

Relates to the Socio-Economic Development element of the scorecard Statement 500, page 82

Socio-Economic  Development Contributions are measured as a percentage of Net Profit after Tax.

Refer to 2.3 page 83.

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