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#GlobalFoodSecurity: Food Forward SA turns to digital solution in quest to reduce hunger
#GlobalFoodSecurity: Food Forward SA turns to digital solution in quest to reduce hunger

Food Forward South Africa has over the last two years developed a virtual platform that allows it to streamline how it carries out its mission...

By Sindy Peters 7 Dec 2017

Click2Feed campaign aims to donate 20,000 meals to hungry animals
Click2Feed campaign aims to donate 20,000 meals to hungry animals

Montego Pet Nutrition has launched its sixth annual Click2Feed campaign, an initiative aimed at feeding hungry animals nationwide...

5 Dec 2017

Starbucks donates portion of holiday sales to community NPOs
Starbucks donates portion of holiday sales to community NPOs

In an effort to give back this festive season, Starbucks will be donating a portion of its holiday beverage sales non-profit organisations...

1 Dec 2017

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#NoExcuse: New movement to get Champion Men involved in tackling gender-based violence

In SA, instances of femicide are five times the global average and one in five women are assaulted by their partner. #NoExcuse has been launched, with Carling Black Label and Takuwami Riime! as the inaugural supporters, to...

30 Nov 2017

Gavin Rajah's Prêt à Vivre collection supports local talent
Gavin Rajah's Prêt à Vivre collection supports local talent

Gavin Rajah's Prêt à Vivre collection of linen and handpoured massage candles is the driving force behind the 'Behind the Seams' initiative...

15 Nov 2017

Coca-Cola Beverages takes top prize at Massmart Supplier Environmental Awards
Coca-Cola Beverages takes top prize at Massmart Supplier Environmental Awards

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa took top honours at the fourth Massmart Supplier Environmental Awards...

3 Nov 2017

Building hope through broken appliances
Building hope through broken appliances

The Clothing Bank's latest project, The Appliance Bank, equips unemployed men with the skills to build sustainable businesses around the repairing of broken appliances...

2 Nov 2017

Inside the Lush life of an ethical cosmetics buyer
Inside the Lush life of an ethical cosmetics buyer

Working as a buyer for ethical handmade cosmetics company Lush, your travels could take you sourcing neroli oil in Tunisia, blue chamomile oil in Hungary and shea butter in Ghana...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Oct 2017

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet raises more than R6m a month
MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet raises more than R6m a month

Launched in 1997, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year...

26 Oct 2017

Minister Ebrahim Patel with participants of the Massmart Supplier Development programme.
Massmart salutes small, local manufacturers breaking into international markets

Massmart was joined by the Economic Development Department and Proudly South African at an event to celebrate participants in the Massmart Supplier Development Programme...

23 Oct 2017

Charities can benefit from Shoprite Group in-store gift wrapping service - here's how
Charities can benefit from Shoprite Group in-store gift wrapping service - here's how

Applications are open for registered charitable organisations to benefit from this festive season's in-store gift wrapping service at all Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper stores in SA...

19 Oct 2017

Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed
Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed

Uzwelo Bags was launched with the goal of making a meaningful difference...

By Sindy Peters 19 Oct 2017

Shoprite Group funds two more PlayPumps in EC
Shoprite Group funds two more PlayPumps in EC

Supporting PlayPumps since 2002, the Shoprite Group has funded the installation of two new PlayPumps at the Get Ahead Project in Queenstown and the Amaqwathi Primary School in Tsolwana...

10 Oct 2017

Marlene Robson and Bruce Anderson
Energetics SA launches Cups for Life

Energetics SA recently launched Cups for Life, a not-for profit empowerment programme that aims to identify, train and empower potential entrepreneurs who can't find work or struggle to get into the job market...

9 Oct 2017

2017 SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards finalists revealed
2017 SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards finalists revealed

The 24 finalists in this year's SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards and Disability Empowerment Awards have been announced. The winners will be revealed at an official awards ceremony on Monday, 23 October...

2 Oct 2017

AGT Foods signs on to RADA drive
AGT Foods signs on to RADA drive

AGT Foods and RADA personnel recently set off for Thata Kematla orphanage and Vuyiswa, a home for mentally and physically disabled people, in Orange Farm to deliver 100kg of green pea chips and 40kg of potato granules...

2 Oct 2017

Chivas Venture 2018 open for entries
Chivas Venture 2018 open for entries

Chivas Venture entails a global search for the next generation of business trailblazers that want to change the world for the better, with $1m up for grabs. The 2018 edition is now open for entries...

26 Sep 2017

MyPlanet Rhino Fund supports variety of rhino conservation, education projects in 2017
MyPlanet Rhino Fund supports variety of rhino conservation, education projects in 2017

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has become one of the biggest citizen-driven fundraising initiatives for rhino conservation raising more than R9.1m over the past six years...

22 Sep 2017

Queen Mathebula crowned as South Africa's boerewors champion
Queen Mathebula crowned as South Africa's boerewors champion

Queen Mathebula was crowned the winner of the 25th annual Championship Boerewors competition and her recipe will be available in all Shoprite...

15 Sep 2017

Lavazza, Spar Bean Tree collaboration empowers deaf baristas
Lavazza, Spar Bean Tree collaboration empowers deaf baristas

Coffee brand Lavazza and Spar Bean Tree coffee shops are collaborating to uplift South Africa's deaf community...

7 Sep 2017

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Coca-Cola donates more than $10m for famine relief in Africa Sahel region

The Coca-Cola Company and its foundations recently announced a combined donation of more than $10m to support immediate humanitarian relief efforts and future rebuilding and development assistance in the 10 countries in the African Sahel experiencing a devastating famine...

31 Aug 2017

New-look topes for 2017 Sunflower Day
New-look topes for 2017 Sunflower Day

With more than 200,000 people expected to don the new-look topes (Tubes of Hope) for this year's Sunflower Day on 15 September, all sold at Pick n Pay will see a direct donation to the Sunflower Fund.

22 Aug 2017

Verda Maluleka stands next to her stock at her LDP
CCBSA's innovative route to market creating opportunities for female entrepreneurs

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa have realised the benefits of utilising informal markets as an alternative distribution channel and it has seen an impressive growth of female-led LDP's across the business...

17 Aug 2017

The Clothing Bank exhibition features women leading the journey out of poverty
The Clothing Bank exhibition features women leading the journey out of poverty

Since 2010 The Clothing Bank has been using excess stock donated by South Africa's largest clothing retailers and manufacturers to transform lives...

15 Aug 2017

Belvedere Vodka wins gold at international CSR awards
Belvedere Vodka wins gold at international CSR awards

For the third year running, Belvedere Vodka was awarded a gold medal in sustainability at the 2017 International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Excellence Awards in London...

15 Aug 2017

Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop teaches children fundamentals of business
Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop teaches children fundamentals of business

Blue Ribbon has launched the Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop, a programme to teach learners the practical fundamentals of business...

8 Aug 2017

#CSIMonth: Utilising CSR to create communities that thrive
#CSIMonth: Utilising CSR to create communities that thrive

Diageo SA sees itself as having a responsibility to ensure that its people, its suppliers, and the communities around its operations thrive as a result of the business...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jul 2017

The global food system still benefits the rich at the expense of the poor
The global food system still benefits the rich at the expense of the poor

While global trade has helped lift many out of poverty, it has not done so evenly. A new way of engaging with the complexity of food systems is needed...

By Laura Pereira 31 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Imbalie Beauty Academy opens doors into the industry
#CSIMonth: Imbalie Beauty Academy opens doors into the industry

South African beauty franchise group Imbalie Beauty has become a key player in South Africa's robust franchising industry...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Jul 2017

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