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Please select only 1 (one) of the sectors listed below numbered 1 – 20. In the event that 17, 18, 19 or 20 was selected, please further select 1 (one) applicable sub-sector. The selection should be based on the business activity from which the majority of turnover/revenue is derived from.

1. Manufacturer 2. Forestry
3. Retail 4. Wholesaler
5. Distributor 6. Information, Technology and Communication
7. Mining 8. Agriculture
9. Services 10. Personal Services
11. Exporter or Importer 12. Media, Advertising and Communication
13. Tourism 14. Defence
15. Chartered Accountants 16. Trade
17. Financial Services 18. Transport
17.1. Banking 18.1. Road Freight
17.2. Long-term Insurance 18.2. Forwarding and Clearing
17.3. Short-term Insurance 18.3. Taxi Industry
17.4. Fund Managers 18.4. Bus Commuter and Coach Services
17.5. Broker 18.5. Public Sector Transport
17.6. Long-term Insurance 18.6. Maritime
17.7. Asset Management 18.7. Rail
17.8. Other Please Specify 18.8. Domestic Aviation
19. Property 20. Construction (See guidance note)
19.1. Property Development 20.1. BEP
19.2. Property Ownership 20.2. Contractor
19.3. Property Services
19.4. Estate Agents
19.5. Property Valuation
19.6. Other (please specify)

Black Ownership (Percentage if applicable)
Black Female Ownership (Percentage if applicable)
Total employees

Please note the YES Initiative is subject to verification and requirements as per Gazette 41866

Guidance note on selecting BEP or Contractor

When making the selection between either BEP or Contractor, please peruse the below definitions and base selection on the business activity from which the majority of turnover/revenue is derived from.

“BEP” means Built Environment Professional. These are enterprises that conduct the following activities: Planning, design and costing of construction projects in the built environment. Also project management and design of a construction value chain including environment, energy, industrial, property, transport and infrastructure. Enterprises typically classified as BEP’s include, but are not limited to, consulting engineering practices, architects, quantity surveyors and town planners.
“Contractor/s” means enterprises that conduct construction project activities that include, civil engineering, electrical engineering, power transmission, general building and specialist construction works as per the CIBD grading tables below:

CE Construction work primarily concerned with materials such as steel, concrete, earth and rock (water,
sewerage, roads, railways, bridges, dams, cooling towers, grand stand.

EB Electrical engineering works, all electrical work forming an integral part of building including any wiring
(installations in buildings, reticulations within a plot of land (erf) or building site.

EP Electrical power generation, transmission, control and distribution equipment and system (power
generation, street and area lighting, substations and protection system).

GB Building and ancillary works other than civil engineering works, electrical engineering works, mechanical engineering works, specialist works (air-conditioning and mechanical, Boiler installation and steam distribution, central heating).

SB Asphalts or any other related business.

SC Building excavations, shaft sinking and lateral earth support.

SG Glazing, curtain walls and shop fronts.

SH Landscaping, irrigation and horticultural works.

SI Escalators, travellators and hoisting machinery.

SJ Specialized foundations for buildings and structures.

SL Structural steelwork and scaffolding.

SN The waterproofing of basements, roofs and walls using specialist systems.

Black Ownership of 100% Black Ownership of ≥51% but <100% Black Ownership of ≥30% but <51% Black Ownership of <30%
Exempted Micro Enterprise (EME)
Contractor annual turnover ≤ R3 million Affidavit Affidavit Affidavit Affidavit
Contractor annual turnover ≤ R10 million
Built Environment Professional (BEP) annual turnover ≤ R1.8 million Affidavit Affidavit Affidavit Affidavit
Built Environment Professional (BEP) annual turnover ≤ R6 million
Qualifying Small Enterprise (QSE)
Contractor annual turnover more than >R10 million but ≤ R50 million
Built Environment Professional annual turnover > R6 million ≤ R25 million

Note: for a Measured Entity in construction not to be discounted on their B-BBEE level, an audit on Skills Development initiatives can be conducted, or if the Measured Entity wishes to maximize their points and apply for a B-BBEE Level enhancement, i.e. verification of Skills Development and or Supplier Development Expenditure on the QSE Scorecard please indicate if the entity will opt for this additional verification:


I, herewith agree that there is no debt-creating agreement between ourselves, the Measured Entity, and Renaissance SA Rating (Pty) Ltd, where such an agreement factually encumbers or is perceived to encumber the Agency in the execution of its professional discretion and objectivity towards the BEE Verification of the Entity.

If there is any debt /equity relation with the Agency please provide details:

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