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Safiyya Patel recommends SA’s transformationist legislation as a model for the world (“SA laws offer global firms lessons in tackling racial injustice (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/2020-07-26-sa-laws-offer-global-firms-lessons-in-tackling-racial-injustice/)”, July 26).

To the extent that SA has developed laws that emphasise race and “representivity” — which might dovetail with Black Lives Matter (BLM) as a political campaign — she has a point. What these policies have meant for prosperity and economic sustainability, or whether they are a template for “a more equitable distribution of wealth in future”, is another matter...

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