Why We Do It

Brand Promise

We build relationships, reputations and confidence by combining a can-do attitude with engineering expertise in pursuit of empowering Africa. Our purpose is to create that which empowers others to create.

Our vision is to be the leading engineering, procurement and construction enterprise recognised for empowering and energising the enrichment of the African continent.

B-BBEE: Empowerment, Localisation and Skills Development

As a B-BBEE Level 4 Contributor, Lesedi leads in managing its portfolio to meet the requirements of Eskom, Lesedi’s major client. In this regard, the company has, over many years, successfully managed to attain a variety of targets for preferential procurement, skills development, and localisation

Being a South African company also enables Lesedi to master an excellent understanding of localisation in the context of executing power infrastructure projects. 
This model will continue as Lesedi expands its footprint to Africa.

Lesedi have embraced transformation by creating a diverse workforce; contributing to the development and growth of our employees and suppliers and ensuring that all our activities contribute to the transformation agenda of South Africa.

LOCALISED SOURCES

The localising of its engineering know-how receives a major emphasis in the business. This includes encouraging foreign project partners operating in Southern Africa to do the same.

QUALITY TALENT

Lesedi provides engineers, project managers and support services for projects to ensure quality and high standards of delivery;

EMPOWERMENT

At Lesedi, people, a culture of teamwork, strong and accessible leadership, and high-quality standards throughout business processes are major assets. For this reason, the company invests heavily in selecting, retaining, and empowering employees, as well as maintaining an equitable corporate culture in which everyone can thrive.

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Ethics and Compliance

Our vision is to be the company of choice in the power generation industry delivering on quality technical solutions.

Honesty, integrity and loyalty govern all our actions and practices. We comply meticulously with South African laws and regulations.

The very nature of our businesses demands an acute sense of professionalism. This means superior expertise and constant vigilance in matters of safety, security, environmental protection and quality assurance. Lesedi prides itself in fostering team spirit and creating working conditions that are conducive to professional fulfilment.

To root out fraud, corruption and unethical practices, Lesedi Nuclear Services is subscribed to Whistle Blowers.

Lesedi protects the confidentiality of the information provided to it by third parties, subject to Lesedi’s obligations to disclose information in terms of any applicable law or a court order requiring disclosure of the information.

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSI)

As a responsible corporate citizen, Lesedi has integrated community outreach in all its operations to contribute meaningfully to socio-economic development.

CSI is not an end at Lesedi, but a means of stimulating a culture of achievement within communities. The Lesedi CSI committee selects flagship projects with a long-term commitment to build a sustainable impact:

  • Skills development in a variety of areas relevant to its core business.
  • Job creation, healthcare, childhood development and crime prevention.
  • Ongoing support beyond the initial investment
  • We aim to provide educational opportunities for youth and vulnerable children, and access to suitable healthcare

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Empowerment, localisation and skills development

Lesedi acknowledges that we need to embrace transformation by redressing the imbalances of the past, creating a diverse workforce; contributing to the development and growth of our employees and suppliers, enhancing economic growth and ensuring that our activities add value and contribute to the transformation agenda of South Africa.

Enterprise and Supplier Development

Preferential procurement is a significant driver of transformation in South Africa, and we strive to ensure that we procure from suppliers that are BEE accredited and that we also contribute to the development of small suppliers through our Enterprise and Supplier Development program. Our Enterprise and Supplier Development program seeks to assist qualifying EME’s, QSE’s and 51% black-owned entities through;

  • Financial and Non-Financial support
  • 3-year supplier agreements
  • 15 days early payments

 

Employment Equity

As Lesedi we recognise that establishing a workforce that broadly reflects the country’s demographics is equally a business and social imperative. Thus, driving diversity and inclusion is an integral part of our transformation and human resource strategies and processes.

 

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