Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), established in 1976 as a national and broadly based business association-open to all business activities, is the oldest non-profit aligned and independent constitution; its members come from all political backgrounds and affiliations, etc.
Since its establishment, LCCI has evolved from a purely representative and consultative body to a dynamic actor in socio-economic development of the country. Throughout its years of existence, it has constantly striven to carry out its fundamental mission of defending and promoting the vital interests of its members.
The LCCI mandate addresses all economic, social and political issues affecting the business community in one way or another. The chamber is the ‘voice of business’ and it ensures that this voice is heard where it matters to protect the interests of business.
To address all economic, social and political issues affecting the business community.
To serve and promote the interests of the Lesotho business community by playing a leading role in the socio-economic development aspects of the Country.
To be a dynamic, effective, pro-active and multi-sectorial business chamber.
“ The Chamber is the ‘Voice of Business’ and therefore plays a critical role in the development and implementation of policies that affect the business community. With the understanding that, Business professionals are busy with the day-to-day running of their businesses and may find it difficult to constantly engage in public policy activities, the Chamber on behalf of our members, chips in to advocate for policies and legislation that contributes to the growth and prosperity of Lesotho. As “the protector of legitimate interests of business entities in Lesotho” it acts as a catalyst advocating for a conducive business environment. Membership of the Chamber is made up of corporate, associations, task forces, councils and the academia. This therefore, makes it a strong entity who’s opinions and views are highly sought after by the government, business leaders and media. ”
The chamber lends a helping hand in resuscitating businesses at the verge of windingup, downsizing, and more...