For Justin Sam, Sanlam/ Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® 2014 entrant, building a sustainable business means getting your hands dirty, writes Jane Steinacker-Keys. Even though Justin Sam knew little about plants when he started his vertical and rooftop landscaping business, what he did have was his training and experience as an aeronautical engineer – training which instilled in him a sense of systems, processes and planning, which allowed him to innovate and create self-contained gardens to add greenery and life in the most unexpected places. In essence, Vertical and Rooftop Landscapes gives homes, office parks and developments an opportunity more
About the EOY competition
The Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® awards aims to honour, benefit and uplift South African SMEs. The competition celebrates excellence in entrepreneurship, serving as an inspiration to others to succeed in the world of business.