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  • Does your board meet its sustainability governance standards?

    In the face of constant change, sustainability becomes a key board room concern In today’s world, change has become the only constant with ever so many forces at play: globalization, technology disruptions, information security, artificial intelligence …you name it. We are also witnessing the emergence of a new class of stakeholders increasingly aware of their rights which they vindicate w...

  • Cryptocurrencies: what are the risks?

    Cryptocurrency is the new hype in the finance industry and is being heralded as the revolution which will completely transform the currency market and banking systems. Since the creation of the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, in or around 2009, several other cryptocurrencies have emerged like Ethereum, XRP, Stellar, Cardano, Monero etc. Put simply, a cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency ...

  • ABAX celebrates 50th independence anniversary of Mauritius

    50 years is a very short in the life of a nation, but nonetheless a major landmark to be reckoned with. As Mauritius official celebration of its 50th independence anniversary unfolded – the country became independent from Great Britain on 12 March 1968 – companies and organisations around the country celebrated in their own way, adding to a general feeling of accomplishment, pride and belongin...

  • ABAX greets delegation to 2018 edition of AFRICAN BUSINESS & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FORUM

    (From left to right: Richard Arlove, CEO of ABAX and Stéphane Moudouté-Bell, Founder of Latitude Monde) In its second edition this year, the AFRICAN BUSINESS & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FORUM saw delegates from around Africa meet in Mauritius on 26 & 27 February to reflect on the theme ‘Sustainable Development as an agent of economic, social and environmental transformation in Afric...

  • Women in Africa

        On the occasion of the International Women’s Day celebrated earlier this month, we interviewed two of ABAX clients to collect their views on the situation facing women in Africa today. As women with  a high-profile and successful career, they share their personal experience of making it to the top in a male-dominated work place and reflect on what should be done to fos...

  • ABAX celebrates Women’s Day

    March 8 this year was to be a special day at ABAX, not least because over 60% of its staff are female. The International Day of Women was to take a special meaning for us all at ABAX. As we turned up for work in the morning, all ABAX female staff were offered a rose – by a welcoming committee of male colleagues. This gesture was to be followed during the day by a special note of appreciat...

  • ABAX UAE wins ‘Top Performing Consultant’ in DMCC Consultant Awards 2018

    For the second year running, ABAX UAE has won 'Top Performing Consultant' at the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre's (DMCC) annual 'Consultant Awards' which recognise the work and value of consultants registered within the DMCC Free Zone. From left to right: Gautam Sashittal, CEO of DMCC; Nina Auchoybur, Managing Director ABAX UAE; Leevyn Isabel, Senior Manager Business Development ABAX UAE ...

  • ABAX appointed on the Board of CCIFM

    We are pleased to announce that Davina Narrainen, a Manager in the Marketing Department of ABAX, has been appointed on the board of directors of the France-Mauritius Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the years 2018-2020. We also seize this opportunity to congratulate the board members on their appointment. We note with appreciation that five women that have been elected on the board. Fo...

  • South Africa: a new dawn

    The second week of February 2018 will be long-remembered by South Africans.  It was a nail-biting time when now former President Jacob Zuma seemed impervious to both his party, the ANC, and popular opinion that wished to see the last of him and pushed the country to the brink before reluctantly resigning late on Valentine’s Day night just before the ANC’s midnight deadline. His was a ruinous ...

  • Interview with, Dr Snowy Joyce Khoza, Executive Chairperson of the Bigen Group

    Dr Khoza, Executive Chairperson of the Bigen Group, answers our questions around the taking office of new South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as he is entrusted with the responsibility to address the many challenges facing his country.   1. Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in as the new President of South Africa following the resignation of Jacob Zuma. What is currently the sentiment ...