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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003)

Industry Charters

Forest Sector Charter

12. Preferential Procurement

12.1 Sector Targets


The industry is committed to preferential procurement spend that will widen market access for black enterprises and improve the working conditions and sustainability of suppliers. Industry aligns itself with national Codes of Good Practice on preferential procurement, and enterprises will also report to the Charter Council on interventions undertaken to improve contracting conditions for suppliers as it relates to the:

(a) Forestry contractors industry;
(b) Charcoal industry; and
(c) Small growers contracting schemes.