Awards & Recognition


Sekunjalo Investments Limited has been named the country’s most empowered company by Financial Mail. The Financial Mail/Empowerdex Awards have authoritatively ranked Sekunjalo in 2006 as the Top Empowerment Company and in 2004 and 2005 as one of the Top Empowerment Companies (2nd and 7th respectively) out of the Top 200 companies listed on the JSE.  Sekunjalo has also won the award in its sector in 2004, 2005, 2006 and now 2010.

Other awards that Sekunjalo has won include:

2011
  • Ranked South Africa’s 2nd Most Empowered Company 2011 by Financial Mail/Empowerdex (view article)
  • Awarded the 2011 Finalist Certificate of Excellence in the Financial Services Sector by the Metropolitan Oliver Empowerment Awards (view article)
2010
  • Ranked South Africa’s Top Most Empowerment Company 2010 by Financial Mail/Empowerdex
2008
  • Top 500 South Africa’s Best Companies Award Placed 1st in the Industrials Sector of the Financial Mail Empowerdex Survéy
  • Selected as the only South African company to be a Founding Member of the Top 125 World Economic Forum (WEF) New World Champion companies in Dalian, China, during 2007.
  • World Economic Forum, in partnership with the Government of the People’s Republic of China, hosted this Inaugural Annual Meeting of the New Champions at the gathering of founding members of fast growing “Global Growth Companies”. Sekunjalo was one of five companies on the African continent to receive this recognition and was the only South African company to be included in this prestigious group of international companies.
2007
  • Inclusion in the Inaugural Top 125 New Champions Global Growth Companies by the World Economic Forum. Selected as the only South African Company to be a founding member of the Top 125 World Economic Forum’s New World Companies in Dalian, China
  • Received the Financial Mail/Empowerdex Award for being the top-ranked BEE Company in the General Industrials sector of the JSE.
  • Finalist in the Black Management Forum (BMF) Achievement Awards.
2006
  • Ranked Top Empowerment Company 2006 by Financial Mail/Empowerdex
  • Ranked Top Company 2006 by Financial Mail/Empowerdex for Enterprise Development
  • Finance Week “Best Companies to work for in South Africa”
  • Business Report “Top Company to work for in South Africa”
2005
  • Finance Week “Best Companies to work for in South Africa”
  • Empowerdex and Financial Mail rank Sekunjalo as the 7th Top Empowerment Company listed on the JSE, also receiving the award for overall winner in the diversified industrials sector
  • Featured in the ‘Best Company to work for In South Africa’ publication, published in association with Finance Week and Business Report.
2004
  • Empowerdex and Financial Mail rank Sekunjalo as the 2nd Top Empowerment Company listed on the JSE, as well as overall winner in the diversified industrials sector.
  • Top Award received for Employment Equity in the Financial Mail Top Empowerment Companies Award.
2003
  • Black Business Quarterly Business Performance Award
  • Business Map Top BEE Market Performer of the Year
2001
  • Business Map Top Market Performer Award
  • Black Business Quarterly Award for Top Market Performance and Productivity
  • Impumulelo South Africa’s Top 300 Companies
2000
  • Impumulelo South Africa’s Top 300 Companies
1999
  • Western Cape Top 300 Companies
1998
  • Western Cape Top 300 Companies