We unlock value with our clients by realising solutions and not just providing insights.
The term 'unlocking value' has a specific meaning at Genesis. It refers to our aspiration to map out a path to value for our clients and for society that was not apparent prior to our work. The value opportunity unlocked in this way must be measurable, and the solution given needs to comprehensively address all the challenges related to realising that value. Every project at Genesis is assessed according to this standard.
At Genesis, the key to unlocking value is our ability to inspire action and to facilitate environments conducive to change. This requires a complex set of human skills including the ability to build coalitions, ecosystems and networks. It entails adopting a relationship-based approach to get people to act intentionally on joint solutions
The foundation of our distinctive delivery are the technical skills and deep sector knowledge we have developed through our work in the area between the market and the state.
When a project unlocks value, we celebrate it. It remains our goal in all our focus areas. Here are some instances where we believe our work has unlocked value.
Every year Genesis runs a competition called Unlocking Value where the staff gets to show case some of our best work over the previous 18 months. These are some of the winners in 2022.
Genesis report shifts debate on proposed chrome ore export tax
Genesis was approached by a group of non-integrated chrome producers to conduct its own independent assessment of the export tax on chrome ore that has been lobbied for by ferrochrome producers as well as other stakeholders in the industry.
Developing Sustainability Roadmaps for HIV/AIDS and TB in SA
The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC), with support from the Global Fund, recently appointed Genesis Analytics to facilitate national and provincial-level progress towards achieving the country’s sustainability objectives for HIV/AIDS and TB.
Strengthening HIV prevention through facilitated South-to-South learning
Genesis, in partnership with the University of Manitoba, is supporting the Global HIV Prevention Coalition (GPC) to establish and strengthen shared learning of best practice among 15 African countries heavily burdened by HIV. This is facilitated through the South-South Learning Network (SSLN), a GPC initiative.
Charting a new course for failing state-owned enterprises
Genesis worked with the National Planning Commission, a nucleus government advisory agency, to assess state-owned enterprises' performance and contribution to achieving the National Development Plan’s Vision 2030 of economic transformation and inclusive growth.
Cloud-based solutions could reduce banking costs in Africa
Genesis Analytics and Orange Business Services (OBS), with the support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, published a research report on Cloud Banking in Africa: The Regulatory Opportunity, which explores the potential for cloud computing to reduce the cost of technology for banks.
Assessing economics of R5.5b pelagic fishery as rights expire
Africa’s largest fishing company approached Genesis to produce an independent economic report on the underlying economics of the pelagic industry to provide a sound basis for meaningful engagement between the industry and Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, and ultimately assist informed decision making with respect to the fishing rights allocation process.
A winning strategy for deepening financial markets in Uganda
Genesis Analytics have been working with Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Trusts on a number of projects. FDS commissioned Genesis first to re-invigorate their approach to facilitating financial-sector deepening in Uganda. We then helped FSDU develop a refreshed strategy for the next three years and then assisted them with a critical part of strategy execution related to fundraising.
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