We're changing business for good

Accelerating entrepreneurs is our business, the Virgin way is our magic.

The heart of changing

business for good.

The Branson Centre represents namesake Sir Richard Branson's core values to support like-minded, passionate entrepreneurs who aim to fulfil the UN Sustainable Development Goals with their business. 

In our relentless pursuit of these goals, we challenge the rules of “business as usual” to change things for good – for people, planet and profit.​


Change business for good by putting the achievement of the Global Goals at the heart of what we do.

Force For Good Trust

The Branson Centre is a subsidiary of the Force for Good Trust, a public benefit organisation with an objective to invest in the development of black entrepreneurs in South Africa.


To be the partner of choice for Global Goal focused entrepreneurs, investors and corporations.

Our Empowerment Status

We are a 100% black-owned enterprise with a Level 1 empowerment status.

A qualified Enterprise Supplier Development beneficiary and empowering supplier.

Our Goal

To create 10 000 new jobs in

1 000 days while positively contributing to the achievement of the global goals.

Job Creation

Our key mandate is to create gainful employment in South Africa. Full time equivalent, not just income opportunities.

Accelerating entrepreneurs is a science. Doing it the Virgin Way is our magic. Disruption is in our DNA and we’ve made sure this is captured in our purpose, the reason we exist: Changing business for good.

The businesses we work with have clearly articulated, embedded and measurable purposes that positively impacts consumers, employees, communities and the environment.

The Virgin group has been disrupting the norm and challenging “business as usual” for 50 years. With more than 60 businesses and 69 000 employees serving 53 million people worldwide, as well as a social media community of 37 million followers, our average brand recognition is 98%.

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