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Who We Are

Umsizi specializes in Socio-Economic Development programmes. We assist companies with B-BBEE compliance, Local Economic Development programmes, and highly effective Corporate Social Investment.


We have a proven track record of successful implementation of Socio-Economic Development programmes in rural areas throughout Southern Africa. We have compiled over 300 Socio-Economic Development Programmes, including Social and Labour Plans, Community Development, Corporate Social Investment, Social Impact Assessment, Enterprise Development, Skills Development, Charter Compliance and Reporting.

Our team consists of leading experts in sustainable social development. We are ready to provide solutions to your company for any requirement in the field of socio-economic development.

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Here’s how we can help your company with sustainable social solutions:

Socio-Economic Development

We assist corporates with compliance (B-BBEE, CSI, Mining Charter, and all other legislation) and reporting requirements. We will work with you to design and implement developmental programmes.Learn More »

Corporate Social Investment

We provide corporates with real, proven and sustainable local economic development projects which meet and exceed their CSI and B-BBEE requirements.Learn More »

Sustainable Local Economic Development

We design and implement community development projects, focused on broad-based livelihoods, income creation and poverty eradication. Our projects have enjoyed widespread success.Learn More »

Broad-Based Enterprise Development

We specialise in establishing community-based enterprises to provide socio-economic empowerment. We develop entrepreneurs in agriculture, light industries and manufacturing.Learn More »


Some of our sustainable solutions at work.

We have a proven track record of successful programmes and projects throughout Southern Africa. We have successfully worked in rural contexts, urban environments, traditional settings, remote communities and bureaucratic frameworks where people are trapped in poverty.

Let's Get Started on Your Sustainable Social Solution Today

Whether you need help with B-BBEE compliance, Local Economic Development Programmes, or Corporate Social Investment Initiatives, or for any other Socio-Economic Development considerations, we are ready to assist you with a tailor-made solution.


Here’s what’s happening in the field of sustainable social development.

Social Impact – Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting


With significant economic inequality and poverty levels rising year-on-year in South Africa, many companies contribute towards improving the socio-economic wellbeing... read more

Sibanye Stillwater’s Rustenburg Social Renewal And Development Programme Initiative


Sibanye Stillwater (Sibanye), in collaboration with Umsizi Sustainable Social Solutions (Umsizi) and faith-based leaders comprising the Greater Rustenburg Pastors Forum... read more

Broad-Based Livelihoods (BBL) Program in Merafong Empowers Thousands, Celebrated by Industry Leaders


In a world where mining is often synonymous with environmental degradation and social upheaval, one company is rewriting the script.... read more