Any business can participate by sponsoring youth in employment for 12 months. In order to gain B-BBEE recognition, entities need to meet the minimum criteria as below as well as achieve the YES targets below:
- Generic Enterprises – Total revenue above R50 million per annum. Company must achieve at least the 40% sub-minimum under each of the priority elements of B-BBEE scorecard. Alternatively, the entity must achieve an average of 50% across the three priority elements.
- QSEs & EMEs – Total revenue less R50 million per annum. The business must achieve at least 40% in two of the three priority elements, with Ownership being one of the two elements Alternatively, the business must achieve an average score of 40% across two priority elements with Ownership being one of the two elements.