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Nivea launches Pay with Care campaign
Nivea launches Pay with Care campaign

Instead of asking people to reach into their pockets to make a donation or to buy a product to show they care, Nivea is asking them to, quite literally, Pay with Care. Those who make a 'Care Promise' on Nivea's website will be rewarded with a 'R10 off' voucher sent to their phone to redeem in-store...

2 Jul 2015 11:30

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Sustainability: a lever for growth

Sustainability is becoming more and more about business as companies realise that it can be a lever for growth...

By Danette Breitenbach 30 Jun 2015 07:30

Charity dress auction launched in aid of Princess Project
Charity dress auction launched in aid of Princess Project

Some of SA's hottest designers and most stylish celebrities have donated an array of beautiful dresses as part of an auction that aims to raise funds for non-profit organisation Princess Project.

25 Jun 2015 12:12

Social enterprise is changing - Neil Robinson
Social enterprise is changing - Neil Robinson

Relate, a South African not-for-profit, recently announced its phenomenal growth by 70% in just one financial year.

By Jessica Taylor 24 Jun 2015 07:00

Deccan Road Primary School particpated in the Collect-A-Bag campaign
Schools participate in Collect-A-Bag campaign

The Collect-A-Bag campaign encourages communities to collect plastic bags from Albany Superior loaves to decrease pollution and dumping...

22 Jun 2015 06:35

Fruit-handling depot to service Robertson opened
Fruit-handling depot to service Robertson opened

Constitution Road Wine Growers has opened a fully operational fruit-handling depot to service the requirements of producers in the Robertson area...

19 Jun 2015 12:00

Shoprite and Checkers launch winter warmth campaign
Shoprite and Checkers launch winter warmth campaign

Shoprite and Checkers have initiated their #ActsOfWarmth winter campaign, which aims to inspire South Africans to act for warmth. The campaign officially launched yesterday with well-known South African personalities taking up the challenge to make a difference in the lives of others...

18 Jun 2015 11:05

Mixed-media artist and maize meal brand unite to help nourish and feed
Mixed-media artist and maize meal brand unite to help nourish and feed

Thanks to a collaboration between a well-known mixed-media artist and a maize meal brand, an art exhibition in Durban is to help nourish, feed and bring about social change, via community support at grassroots level through feeding schemes and a sewing project...

18 Jun 2015 08:00

Ghd partners with PinkDrive
Ghd partners with PinkDrive

Good Hair Day (ghd) South Africa has announced a partnership with the PinkDrive breast cancer public benefit organisation in which PinkDrive will receive a percentage of sales on ghd's annual limited edition pink styler, as well as its support for the cause in relevant ventures for the next year...

17 Jun 2015 10:15

Upcycling old billboards for good
Upcycling old billboards for good

Jaguar Land Rover and Continental Outdoor Media have partnered with E'Yako Green to recycle old billboards, empowering local communities...

15 Jun 2015 12:13

Cluster farming initiative opens commercial agri-markets for small-holder farmers
Cluster farming initiative opens commercial agri-markets for small-holder farmers

The massive gap between large-scale commercial farmers and 'small-holder' farmers has resulted in many farmers simply not being able to produce the quantities of crops required to enter formal markets....

4 Jun 2015 10:47

Brighten a child's life, make 'Pretty Things for Little Things'
Brighten a child's life, make 'Pretty Things for Little Things'

Once again, the 'Pretty Things for Little Things' competition has launched to encourage senior citizens, and others, to create clothes and toys for needy children. Prizes are offered provincially and nationally to entrants over 60...

2 Jun 2015 09:45

FoodBank South Africa calls for 'Food Fast' on World Hunger Day
FoodBank South Africa calls for 'Food Fast' on World Hunger Day

FoodBank SA is encouraging the people of South Africa to commit to fast for 12 hours from 7am to 7pm on 28 May 2015, World Hunger Day and make a R40 donation...

25 May 2015 11:28

PnP educational programme to improve matric pass rate
PnP educational programme to improve matric pass rate

According to the Department of Education's 2014 matric review, approximately 41% of learners who enter Grade 1 end up matriculating...

22 May 2015 12:00

It's win-win when you Vote4Charity
It's win-win when you Vote4Charity

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet has kicked off its national Vote4Charity survey campaign, asking supporters to vote and win money for their favourite charity...

11 May 2015 13:51

Enter the SAB Foundation Social Innovation competition
Enter the SAB Foundation Social Innovation competition

Entrepreneurs and innovators with innovative, pro-poor products and services are invited to enter for the SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards 2015 which carries a first prize of R1m...

11 May 2015 07:20

Puma grows wings
Puma grows wings

Puma has collaborated with Wings for Life World Run, confirming a multi-year partnership that kicks off in May this year. It will support event staff and athletes participating in the Wings for Life World Run...

20 Apr 2015 11:56

Partnerships can rectify school sanitation horrors
Partnerships can rectify school sanitation horrors

A recent exposé published in a South African daily newspaper and featured on the front page as "School Toilets of Shame", revealed the horrific truth about sanitation in Gauteng schools - in most cases there isn't any...

By Peter Cowan 2 Apr 2015 10:40

National Breakfast Month sheds light on the power of breakfast
National Breakfast Month sheds light on the power of breakfast

Breakfast is generally known as the most important meal of the day, yet according to a study published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, there's a tendency to skip it...

23 Mar 2015 14:21

Give Wola Nani a helping hand at its book sale
Give Wola Nani a helping hand at its book sale

NGO Wola Nani will be staging a book/DVD/CD sale from 19-21 March 2015 at Howard Centre, Pinelands Cape Town, as part of the mall's annual "Helping Hands" charity outreach...

18 Mar 2015 15:53

Nederburg never neglects the needy
Nederburg never neglects the needy

The 2014 Nederburg Auction, South Africa's premier rare wine charity sale, raised R209,000 for first-time beneficiaries the Breytenbach Centre in Wellington and the Hope Through Action project in Paarl, who have now received these funds...

18 Mar 2015 14:37

SchoolMedia and adidas roll out soccer goal initiative
SchoolMedia and adidas roll out soccer goal initiative

SchoolMedia and adidas donated 40 branded goalposts to 20 schools across Soweto in January as a campaign to create facilities that would encourage learners to play soccer...

17 Mar 2015 07:00

Disadvantaged lives get better with Albany
Disadvantaged lives get better with Albany

Albany, together with Shoprite, visited selected schools in Limpopo and Mpumalanga over a three-day period as part of the Albany School Donations Campaign...

16 Mar 2015 10:51

Vans teams up with Skateboarding for Hope
Vans teams up with Skateboarding for Hope

Vans has signed up as presenting partner for the year-long Skateboarding for Hope community outreach programme...

11 Mar 2015 14:50

For Greenpop, the grass is greener with Houdt
For Greenpop, the grass is greener with Houdt

With every Houdt product sold, the lifestyle tech accessory brand, through Greenpop, contributes to reforestation in Africa...

10 Mar 2015 15:35

Festival aims to create awareness of water scarcity
Festival aims to create awareness of water scarcity

The Watershed Festival hopes to restore the public's appreciation of clean and accessible drinking water, reminding them of its worth, scarcity and the absence of a substitute...

9 Mar 2015 09:57

PnP promotes sustainable transformation with community food garden
PnP promotes sustainable transformation with community food garden

While community food gardens can address food security, they also create opportunities for people to take ownership of improving their own long-term health and wellbeing...

5 Mar 2015 16:50

Go get your McMuffin on, this National Breakfast Day
Go get your McMuffin on, this National Breakfast Day

Paying tribute to the most important meal of the day, McDonald's will be celebrating National Breakfast Day (#McDBreakfastDay) for the third consecutive year on 9 March 2015...

26 Feb 2015 12:11

Bookmarks Awards reflect a maturing industry
Bookmarks Awards reflect a maturing industry

Winning a Bookmarks Awards is important. It is meaningful for a number of reasons, of which the winning is the least important...

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Feb 2015 11:11

Pink mushroom punnets raise R400k+ for Reach for Recovery
Pink mushroom punnets raise R400k+ for Reach for Recovery

The Power of Pink Pink Punnet 2014 campaign raised R445,643 for Reach for Recovery to purchase silicone prostheses for underprivileged women who can't afford reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy...

19 Feb 2015 11:45

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