Empowerment

Avior has actively engaged in meaningful transformation since the business was started in 2005.

Our values inform and underpin the way the business engages with its stakeholders. This carries through to our corporate and social investment initiatives, which include the imperative of meaningful transformation within South Africa and the financial services sector.

Avior is classified as an Amended Financial Sector Code – Generic Entities under the DTI guidelines (125% recognition). Avior has achieved a total score of 76.63 which makes us a Level-2 contributor, updated 7 August 2023, under the amended Financial Services Sector Codes of Good Practice (gazette number 41287). We have invested significant time and resources, maintaining our Level-2 rating from last two years. Avior remains committed to transformation.


Proudly South African

Avior embraces the importance of Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) both from an ethical, social, and business perspective.

We, therefore, strive to implement strategies that embrace the requirements and ‘spirit’ of B-BBEE. This includes employing members of designated groups, training, and adopting supplier and enterprise development initiatives.

 

Recruitment and Development of BEE talent

Our model is to hire from universities and to train, develop and deploy professionals.


Embracing and servicing BEE Asset Managers

We have provided a full complement of services saving new organisations millions in development, accelerating their growth.

Corporate Governance

Since 2007, we have been covering corporate governance and tackled difficult aspects of ES&G from a South African perspective. 

Avior currently makes meaningful contributions to transformation in South Africa and the industry through the following initiates:

  • Equity analyst internship and graduate programmes.
  • Active support of Tsiba College since 2007, a college which provides first-class tertiary education in Entrepreneurial Leadership.
  • Sponsorship of sixteen black youths to gain marketable work experience through the Youth Employment Services (Yes) programme.
  • Sponsorship of four youths to attend relevant training programmes at LFP Group’s learning academy.
  • Development loans to suppliers and stockbrokers.
  • Financial assistance to the ASISA Enterprise and Social Development Fund.