Our Strategy
Our Strategy

 
 
Our Strategy

Our strategy is driven by the need to create world class infrastructure catalyzing capabilities in an ever-increasing competitive environment. The DBSA has chosen to respond in ways that will give effect to that, and has initiated actions to achieve that.
 
A summary of DBSA’s strategy is presented below.
 

   DBSA Strategy  

 

Laws and international/national conventions that drive our strategy

 
In fulfilling its mandate, the DBSA is guided by a number of international, regional and local policies, accords and agreements. It subscribes to the goals and targets of the United Nation’s “Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. Furthermore, in accordance with COP21, it supports business innovation In fulfilling its mandate, the DBSA is guided by a number of international, regional and local policies, accords and agreements. It subscribes to the goals and targets of the United Nation’s “Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. Furthermore, in accordance with COP21, it supports business innovation
 

The DBSA’S role in supporting the SDGs and NDP objectives

 

The strategy of the DBSA is linked to the objectives of the National Development Plan. The diagram below illustrates the role of the DBSA linked to each National Development Plan (NDP) and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) objective.
 
NDP outcome
 
SDG outcome
 
Direct role
 
         Investing in economic infrastructure
         Environmentally sustainable and resilient: Transition to a low-carbon economy
         An inclusive and integrated rural economy
         Position South Africa in the region and the world
         Transforming human settlements
         Improving the quality of education, training and innovation
         Quality healthcare for all
         Building a capable and developmental state
         Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
         Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
         Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation, and foster innovation
         Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
         Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
         Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development
Indirect role
 
         Creating an economy that will create more jobs
         Fighting corruption
         Transforming society and uniting the country
         End poverty in all its forms everywhere
         End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture
         Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages
         Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
         Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
         Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all
         Reduce inequality within and among countries
         Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification and halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss
Not applicable
 
         Social protection
         Building safer communities
         Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
         Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
         Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
 
 
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