Isuzu Motors South Africa is proud to announce the appointment of Chule Qalase as Senior Manager, CSR & Sustainability. He is highly regarded within the profession, holds numerous accolades of achievement, and has a wealth of expertise straddling both the Public and Private sectors.
Mongezi Hermans, Senior Vice President of Human Capital & Corporate Affairs says, “We are excited to have Chule on board. We have identified him as the best suitable candidate to join the team and further develop and drive our CSR & Sustainability Strategy focussing on Environment, Social and Governance (ESG). As a responsible corporate citizen, we are committed to recognising our company's impact on our communities and environment- this is an integral part of our vision.”
Chule previously held the role of Senior Environment Health and Safety Specialist at Industrial Development Corporate; Sustainability Manager at Deloitte Africa; Project Manager for the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR); and Environmental Officer at Northam Platinum.
A thesis researching “Systematic Eco-Efficiency Assessment of an Industrial (Pork Production) through Life Cycle Assessment and Product System Value” earned him Masters of Science in Engineering (Chemical), to add to his Honours Degree in Environmental and Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, from the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of South Africa respectively.
Isuzu Motors South Africa is a values-based organization that is deeply committed to social and business transformation and holds an industry-leading level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment status.
Hermans continued: “We are very proud of having attained a level 1 on our B-BBEE scorecard and we are confident that Chule will accelerate the attainment of our Environmental, Social, and Governance objectives and bring our business practices in alignment with our organisational values.”