Health experts estimate that approximately 70% of the world’s 7.9 billion people must be fully vaccinated to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
Key to this is the entry of private players to the industry, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Mitigating climate change and a just energy transition are important themes at Enlit Africa.
Mining companies with higher ESG ratings outperformed the broader market during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis, delivering 34% average total shareholder return over the past three years — ten percentage points higher than the general market index.
South Africa attracted only R2.5 billion of new investment in 2020, a sharp 45% drop from the 2019 figure of R4.6 billion.