CDII assists you with obtaining and maintaining the highest score on this priority element which requires companies to score at least 40% of the points in each sub-element to avoid dropping a BEE level.
The sub-elements are:
- Preferential Procurement (25 + 2 Bonus Points)
- Supplier Development (10 Points) and
- Enterprise Development (5 Points)
- 2 Bonus points are available for migrating an ED to a SD beneficiary and for creating jobs through ED/SD initaitives.
AN ENTERPRISE AND SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT SOLUTION THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE
HOW IT ALL STARTED
In 2012, Community Development Initiatives International (CDII) was established as a registered non profit company committed to the development of communities through enterprise development and job creation opportunities.
CDII is a majority black female owned non profit business with the following core focus areas:
RIGHT2PLAY RIGHT2LEARN RIGHT2WORK RIGHT2LIVE
CDII is committed to Enterprise and Supplier Development as a strategic means of empowering previously disadvantaged or marginalised people; creating employment opportunities and supporting corporates to improve their BEE scorecard status.
CDII OPERATES AS A FUND MANAGER TO SOURCE, MANAGE AND MONITOR ENTERPRISE AND SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
CDII works in co-operation with companies to meet their B-BBEE scorecard requirements in a meaningful, effective and sustainable manner. It does this by identifying enterprise and supplier development projects in consultation with its clients.
CDII completes all required administrative processes to ensure that its corporate clients obtain B-BBEE scorecard values, copies of which are sent to the client’s B-BBEE verification agency.
CDII mentors. evaluates and reports on the Beneficiary enterprise and supplier development projects.
GIVING AID ALONE IS NOT THE ANSWER!
CDII believes in supporting sustainable projects. It is committed to being directly involved in the development of enterprises and suppliers by offering training and skills development; mentoring, management, financial management and marketing initiatives and sourcing client contracts for the emerging enterprises and suppliers.
AN ENTERPRISE AND SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT SOLUTION THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE
“OUR COMMUNITY, OUR BUSINESS”
ENTERPRISE & SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT
Creating Employment, Alleviating Poverty, Building Community Pride, Economic Freedom and creating sustainable livelihoods
The CDII Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme is intended as a Phase of CDII’s holistic three year Empowerment Programme.
This Programme is a Local Economic Development, Community Development & Empowerment Project which will be “driven” by identified business markets in different areas. Companies participating in the Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme are guided through the process and mentors are appointed to support new or existing micro business owners and/or staff.
The Project is directly linked to up-skilling and capacitating unemployed youth, women and the disabled with the skills which will be required by the participating Company and other Local Economic Development Projects.
This Enterprise and Supplier Development Project is intended to support the Government’s Job Creation and Local Economic Development strategies.
The objective of the CDII Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme is to empower individuals / communities aimed at Local Economic Development (LED) and Community Development to create employment and own business opportunities amongst the unemployed and under-employed.
CDII’s Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme includes the following components:
1. to understand the client’s needs and objectives: this may include B-BBEE scorecard achievements; CSI objectives; etc.
Enterprise development: investment made on developing black majority owned businesses not necessarily within the clients’ existing supply chain
Supplier Development: investment in enterprise development which exists within the client’s supply chain
2. the client to appoint CDII as the Enterprise and Supplier Development Fund Manager to project manage the investment by the client in enterprise and supplier development to ensure compliance for qualifying for B-BBEE scorecard status. A SLA shall be agreed to describe the roles and responsibilities of the respective parties
3. to determine whether the client prefers to outsource existing functions and to establish a new enterprise with existing staff
4. based on 3 above, the client will analyse its existing suppliers to determine opportunities for enterprise development support, i.e. to determine if services or products presently being provided to the client could be provided by an alternative micro black enterprise presently in business or whether they could be provided by a new start-up business which would be supported by the client
5. to also analyse existing expenses to determine opportunities for enterprise and supplier development
6. to identify a ‘short-list’ of services and products which would support the clients’ enterprise and supplier development objectives
7. CDII will research and source preferred Providers which meet the criteria for Enterprise and Supplier Development under the new BBBEE scorecard codes. These providers will be assessed and recommendations made by CDII
8. CDII will negotiate the terms of an Enterprise / Supplier Beneficiary Agreement and a SLA between the client and the selected Provider and shall ensure compliance with all client requirements and government regulations. This will include an assessment of the Providers’ company registration requirements; SARS compliance; BCEAct and other labour legislation requirements; health and safety matters; other compliance matters; etc
9. CDII will develop an Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Implementation Plan and Budget for approval by the client and the beneficiary enterprise. This will include monitoring, evaluation and reporting on operational and financial aspects. The ESD Plan will include clear objectives; priority interventions; KPI’s; an implementation plan with milestones.
10. CDII will coach the enterprise and will identify its operational, financial and other needs
11. CDII will facilitate the training of staff of the enterprise on, for example and if appropriate, the accredited New Venture Creation / Entrepreneurship skills programme or other training programmes which are identified
12. CDII will conduct a skills needs analysis of the enterprise and recommend training or coaching courses for staff
13. CDII will arrange for an induction / orientation between the client and the enterprise and arrange a working relationship programme including, if/where relevant, regular meetings and reporting structures
14. If appropriate, CDII will assist the enterprise in marketing its products and services to ensure that the enterprise is sustainable and profitable
15. CDII has established black enterprise networks across different sectors and will consult with the client and any selected enterprise to determine a business strategy and model for growth and sustainability
Enterprise and Supplier Development investment opportunities will be identified by analyzing your Company’s list of suppliers and its expenses.
Criteria for selection of enterprise:
o Black majority owned (more than 51%)
o Preference to be given to majority black female owned enterprises
o EME(Exempted Micro Enterprise) or QSE (Qualifying Small Enterprise)
o Empowering Supplier: an EME or start-up automatically qualifies as an Empowering Supplier. Must be a compliant entity. Must support use of local products or suppliers; 50% of jobs created are for black people; spend at least 12 days per year deployed in assisting Black EME’s and QSE’s to increase their operation or financial capacity
o Creation of employment opportunities for the future