Johannesburg Stock Exchange Archive

BHP Billiton: New Company to be Named South32

December 08, 2014 ​BHP Billiton today announced that the new company it intends to create through its proposed demerger will be called South32. The majority of South32’s selected assets are located in the southern hemisphere with its two regional centres – Australia and South Africa – linked by the thirty-second parallel south line of latitude.

Global Reporting Initiative launches Focal Point for a more sustainable Africa

The Global Reporting Initiative will officially launch its Focal Point South Africa at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange next week, with a mission to make sustainability reporting standard practice for companies and organizations in South Africa and the wider region. The Focal Point, hosted by ACCA South Africa, will act as a regional hub, facilitating and