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Be Supplier

British American Tobacco South Africa opens its doors to support more than 51% black owned Exempt Micro Enterprises and Qualifying Small Enterprises who can offer innovative solutions to our business.

In line with British American Tobacco’s (BATSA’s) objective to be a key partner in transforming the tobacco sector in South Africa, and in accordance with the requirements of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003, BATSA has launched the “Be Supplier” program with the aim of providing opportunities to Exempt Micro Enterprises and Qualifying Small Enterprises who can offer innovative solutions to our business.

WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE PROGRAMME?

Exempt Micro Enterprises as well as Qualifying Small Enterprises (that are more than 51% black owned) as per the B-BBEE codes of good practice, that:

  1. comply with values that incite entrepreneurship, open mindedness, and strength through diversity, and
  2. who are willing to develop innovative, sustainable and disruptive solutions for our business.

In addition, because we are a company that continually strives for good governance and compliance, we expect that all our potential suppliers subscribe to the standards enshrined in our company’s policies and procedures, available here.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

It is simple! If you qualify for the programme (as specified above), you are invited to confirm your business’s registration by completing the form available here , and set out your proposed business offering there. We will from time to time evaluate registered business solutions against our business needs and determine whether there is a synergy between the two. Selected companies will be asked to present their solution to our business and will potentially form part of our internal procurement database.

What are you waiting for? Bring your difference!

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