Research & Analysis

HEARTBEAT OF A NATION: SOUTH AFRICAN BEHAVIOUR AND THE EVOLUTION OF NATIONAL IDENTITY IN...

Johannesburg, Thursday 11th March 2021 – Brand South Africa in collaboration with the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC), African Response and Mark...

EXPLORING THE HEARTBEAT OF A NATION THROUGH THE LENS OF BEHAVIOUR GROUPS

Johannesburg, Wednesday 01 July 2020 – Many shared beliefs of the nation are held across different racial, cultural, socio-economic groups. The South African nation’s diversity is...

Research Update: How did the financial crisis and 4th Industrial Revolution get WEF to...

Background: It would seem as if two tectonic shifts, one in the somewhat bizarre world of global finance (post the Global Finance Crisis), and the...

Brand South Africa’s Domestic Perceptions Research wins two awards at the Southern African Market...

Johannesburg, Friday 15 June 2018 - Brand South Africa in collaboration with its domestic perceptions research agencies, African Response and MarkData, are proud to...

Press release: South Africa drops three places in nation brand index

Brand South Africa released South Africa’s performance in the 2017 Anholt-GfK Nation Brands Index (NBI), which sees South Africa’s ranking dropping by three points...

Nation branding strategies for addressing credit ratings downgrades

Members of the South African business community, including economists and banking representatives, attended a discussion forum facilitated by Brand South Africa to find solutions...

Lighting up girls’ passion for science

The CSIR's Liesl Burger was part of a small team of four involved in developing the world's first digital laser. Photo: CSIR   By Anne Taylor 20...

Research & Analysis

South Africa’s global reputation is shaped by perceptions of investment, immigration policies and environment, exports, people, culture and heritage, governance, and tourism. In order to...

Research & Reports

 Our working papers provide insight into issues that impact on the South African psyche, national pride, and international reputation. The research notes are essentially analytical pieces that highlight trends in reports on South Africa generated by external agencies, institutes and multilateral organisations, and civil society to discuss our position in the world, and uncover ways to give South Africa a competitive edge on the global stage.