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Explore doing business to profit with purpose at the 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

Future-proof your business and book tickets now for the second annual Africa Shared Value Summit, set to take place this week, on 24-25 May, at The Maslow conference centre in Sandton...

Issued by Shift Social Development 3 days ago

Volvo invests R25m in employment initiative

The Volvo Group Southern Africa unveiled its youth employment initiative on Saturday, 19 May, a programme it hopes will help address South Africa's high unemployment rate among the youth...

22 May 2018

Call 2 Care uplifts communities with garden education, after-school programmes

About a year ago, we interviewed Cape Town-based non-profit organisation, Call 2 Care which invests its time and efforts to uplift communities in underprivileged areas through sustainable food access and gardening education.

By Robin Fredericks 22 May 2018

Girl Geek campaign to open doors, change lives

The Girl Geek campaign, which seeks to encourage young girls from disadvantaged communities to be involved in science, technology, engineering and maths, will be launched in Johannesburg today...

21 May 2018

Doing good is good for business: Tiekie Barnard explains the benefits of Shared Value

Business is driven by profit, but Shift Social Development CEO Tiekie Barnard believes in the importance of profit with purpose. In this Q&A, she explains the meaning of Shared Value and how companies can use this business strategy to find where the biggest growth opportunities lie...

Issued by Shift Social Development 21 May 2018

People of Japan invest in upliftment of South African youth

In recent years, Japan's economic partnership with African countries has grown significantly, with its investment often accompanied by social upliftment and development initiatives...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 15 May 2018

Internal upskilling should be a key focus area of CSR - Dion Chang

Employers have an obligation to ensure their employees are skilled to adapt to the displacement being triggered by the fourth industrial revolution...

11 May 2018

Brewing budding entrepreneurs through Orange Corners 2018

Forty-five entrepreneurs have been selected by Heineken South Africa and its partners to participate in the 2018 Orange Corners entrepreneurial programme...

9 May 2018

Gauteng gets tough on illegal NPOs

The Gauteng Provincial Government has given non-profit organisations (NPOs) six-months to get their legal status in order...

7 May 2018

Doing the right thing is good for people and profits

Often pitted against each other, big business and local communities have more to gain by working together than working at cross purposes - especially in vulnerable economies...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 May 2018

16 unemployed youth complete Synthesis learnership programme

Sixteen unemployed youth have been awarded certificates after successfully completing Synthesis Software Technologies' learnership programme...

2 May 2018

New online resource helps companies meet the need to read

A free knowledge hub aims to improve corporate social investment (CSI) in functional literacy during the school foundation phase...

Issued by Trialogue 30 Apr 2018

Building capacity of science journalism in Africa

Funding available to science journalists in Africa to build capacity and produce science stories aimed at local or global markets...

30 Apr 2018

Mobile library donation to improve literacy levels this World Book Day

South African celebrity, Maps Maponyane, wants learners across South Africa to know that reading for fun can ignite potential and open a door of endless possibilities...

23 Apr 2018

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