SA needs to start talking about a revolution in its business culture towards more ethical outcomes, says Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan. It is important to start looking at how people outside government and in the corporate sector are doing business with people inside government, Gordhan says. "What informs you? Who benefits from all these transactions? Can we raise the ethical levels? In a moment of desperation, how far are we able to bend our ethical backs?," he asked a room full of business leaders at the Discovery Leadership Summit on Monday. He said SA needed national consensus that its levels of inequality and participation in the economy were unacceptable, so that it could then look for ways to solve these issues. "We are still not an inclusive economy. We still do not create in a conscious and structured way enough opportunity for marginalised people to enter the economy." Given the challenging global context that the country found itself in, SA needed to find its own ways...

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