• Unlocking Africa's Value

  • About Us

    Empowerdex assists businesses in acquiring clients and investors and guiding them in best-practice strategies, including compliance with B-BBEE where we promote programmes designed to withstand regulatory changes.
  • Empowerdex Credentials

    Our B-BBEE services include the full range of ratings, advisory, training, assurance services and research.
  • BEE Legislation

    What often seems complicated is straightforward when you understand it: find all the BEE-related legislation here.
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About Us


1.What is the definition of Black Economic Empowerment?

“Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) is a program launched by the South African government to redress the inequalities of Apartheid by giving previously disadvantaged groups (black Africans,ColouredsIndians and Chinese (declared to be Black in June 2008[1]) who are SA citizens) economic opportunities previously not available to them. It includes measures such as Employment Equity, skills development, ownership, management, socio-economic development and preferential procurement.” To read more go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Economic_Empowerment

2. How do I apply for an Empowerdex Rating?

Services and products; Rating Process

3. What are the costs to get rated?

Services and products or
Please also contact your nearest Empowerdex office for more detail

4. What are the various rating scores that can be achieved and what status does this relate to?

Services and products; Rating Process

5. What are the different types of ratings Empowerdex offers?

Ratings and Services; Types of Ratings

6. Who are updated SANAS accredited verification agencies?




7. How do I learn more about BEE, the rating process and the Codes of Good Practice?

Empowerdex BEE Training


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Impartiality Policy

Impartiality and objectivity are the fundamentals of effective and consistent BEE verification. Empowerdex therefore adopts a policy that ensures impartiality in all of the company activities and relationships.

This policy compels Empowerdex directors, managers and staff to undertake their company-associated responsibilities with diligence, accuracy and professionalism; and that they comply with the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and fairness.

Any person representing the company in any capacity what so ever must avoid ethical, legal, financial, or any other actual or apparent conflicts of interest and ensure that their personal activities and interests do not conflict with their obligations to the company or its welfare.

Empowerdex is furthermore committed to identifying, managing and resolving any threats to impartiality that may arise from its activities.


Empowerdex Code of Conduct.