To robustly drive transformation in the ICT Sector, strengthening ownership and Skills development in South Africa

The B-BBEE ICT Sector Council was appointed by Minister on 24 September 2015. Their first priority was to align the B-BBEE ICT Sector Code with the Code of Good Practice 2013, whose primary objective was to strengthen transformation requirements in so far as natural black people are concerned.

The main responsibility of Council is to develop and monitor implementation of the sector code including but not limited to be the custodian of the B-BBEE ICT Sector Code of South Africa.

From September 2017, the Council will require support, financial and other resources to run a fully-fledged office


 Under the previous apartheid system, a plethora of policies and legislation was promulgated with the sole objective of denying black people, including black women, access to and control of South Africa’s economic productive resources and skills based purely on race and gender considerations.


The Council shall be guided by the following basic principles:

  • Independence
  • Transparency
  • Fairness
  • Good Corporate Governance
  • Equitable Socio-economic Transformation


The six ethical principles set out form the underlying foundation of the B-BBEE ICT Sector Council Code of Conduct and Ethics, and each Councillor and employee, as a condition of  appointment, undertakes to adhere to these ethical principles. The ethical principles are clear, but have an inevitable appearance of generality.


  • Latest Clarification Notes to be published soon

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Information Communications Technology

ICT stands for Information Communications Technology. ICT refers to any device or system that allows the storage, retrieval, manipulation, transmission and receipt of digital information. For example, personal computers, digital television, email, robots

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