INSIGHT SERIES

Absa Insights Series

Our foresight assists your business’s sustainable growth potential

We have created a platform for our sector experts to provide data driven insights that will help your business adapt and thrive in an ever-changing world.

SECTOR EXPERTISE

Matching Foresight with Sustainable Possibilities

As global and continental economies change, we’re faced with new challenges and opportunities. As a bank committed to the sustainable development of our African continent, we partner with our clients to navigate this changing world, sharing deep insights and learnings on key sectors, many of which have been disrupted by the global pandemic.

Through the Absa Insights Series, we help our clients unlock their full growth potential through sustainable opportunities and solutions, ensuring a future for them, our planet and for generations to come.

Motlatsi Mthimunye, Head: Growth Sectors at CIB, explains how Absa Insights Series provides expert perspectives on a variety of sectors that are currently driving the economy.

Podcast

From insights that inform consumer trends and the economics of sustainable development, to how small businesses can shape our continent’s economy, stay informed through our podcast series that will feature discussions from thought leaders and sector experts.

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Telecommunications, Media and Technology

2 Episodes


Traditionally the provider of voice, data connectivity and mobile payments solutions, the telecommunication sector, is now playing an increasingly important role in sectors like agriculture and healthcare. We delve into this, and more, in the Absa Insights, Telecommunications Media and Technology Podcast series.

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Episode 01
How the Internet of Things (IoT) is connecting rural farmers to the world
Episode 02
Smart farming: How the IoT tracks the health of livestock and crops with an app
Episode 03
Here's how telecommunications companies are helping farmers yield results
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Enterprise and Supplier Development

3 Episodes


The role of small- and medium-sized businesses is an important one. In this series our thought leaders discuss how SMEs are likely to lead the economic recovery on the African continent, as well as the challenges that small businesses may face.

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Episode 01
Localisation improves Africa’s access to mainstream supply chains
Episode 02
SMMEs in South Africa: Enterprise Supply Developments need to up their game
Episode 03
Absa Bank Kenya breaks tradition and goes out looking to help grow SMEs
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Consumer Goods and Services

3 Episodes


What informs consumer behaviour? 2020 created a shift in consumer trends, with the increase of e-commerce shopping and spending more on home renovations.
In this series of the Absa insights podcast, we discuss the data driven insights that inform consumer trends.

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Episode 01
Through the great staggering to a better normal
Episode 02
EFTs and E-Wallets make online shopping in Africa easier, quicker and accessible to everyone
Episode 03
Consumers choose home improvement and loungewear over expensive luxuries
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Agriculture

3 Episodes


Farmers might not be driving Ferraris… yet, but there’s no doubt that Agriculture is a continental bright spot. In this Absa Insights podcast series, listen to thought leaders Roux Wildenboer, Steve Biko and Wandile Sihlobo as they delve into Agriculture across the African continent.

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Episode 01
As global food prices soar, Africa's agriculture sector is yet to benefit
Episode 02
The Agricultural sector: the bright spot for a fruitful future
Episode 03
Could Kenya’s fresh outlook on agriculture serve as a blueprint for SA?

Explore our insightful sector series

Your endless possibilities are now in your grasp. We are giving you access to sectorial insights from thought leaders to help you unlock business possibilities.

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    Consumer Insights

    As the playing field for consumer products and services is constantly shifting, we extract practical business insights so you can respond effortlessly at every step of your growth journey.

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    Agriculture Insights

    With expertise in the agricultural sector, we offer our clients valuable insights at every step of their growth journey. These strategic partnerships help them unlock their full financial potential with foresight and sustainable solutions.

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    Enterprise and Supplier Development Insights

    In the next part of the Absa Insights series we discuss Enterprise and Supplier Development across Africa. 

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    Telecommunications, Media and Technology Insights

    Traditionally the provider of voice, data connectivity and mobile payments solutions, the telecommunication sector...

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