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Burberry burns £28.6m worth of unsold products to be more exclusive

It has been reported that iconic British luxury fashion label Burberry destroyed its unsold products to the value of £28.6m last year to make its brand more exclusive, adding to the total value of £90m worth of goods it has destroyed over the last five years...

23 Jul 2018

'South Africa Matters' in the spotlight at 2018 In Good Company Conference
'South Africa Matters' in the spotlight at 2018 In Good Company Conference

The annual In Good Company Conference will take place 21 August at the Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria...

20 Jul 2018

Steers funds Shout initiative in launching their fourth Shout 'dream station' library on Mandela Day
Steers funds Shout initiative in launching their fourth Shout 'dream station' library on Mandela Day

This Mandela Day Steers and the Shout foundation founders, Kabelo and Dany K, took over Eastern Cape's small town, Motherwell, and awarded 1,500 scholars from Fumisukoma Primary School with a fully-fledged library...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 20 Jul 2018

UJ's Enactus project uses co-op system to empower women in the textile sector
UJ's Enactus project uses co-op system to empower women in the textile sector

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) recently presented its African Stitch Secondary Co-operative Enactus project at the Enactus South Africa National Competition...

20 Jul 2018

Burger King SA supports early childhood development for Mandela Day
Burger King SA supports early childhood development for Mandela Day

This year, on Mandela Day, the team at Burger King South Africa unveiled the new and improved facilities at the Inamandla Day Care Centre, in Khayelitsha...

Issued by Burger King 19 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready
#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet recently partnered with Better SA to host a collaborative volunteer event to help address youth unemployment in SA...

18 Jul 2018

TFG pledges to enable positive change
TFG pledges to enable positive change

More than just a corporate mandate, all TFG employees across stores, regional support teams and head office are encouraged to get involved in the fight to alleviating poverty across Africa...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 17 Jul 2018

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#Mandela100: Dove goes beyond skin-deep beauty with No Digital Distortion Mark

We've seen a marked rise in returning to real values and letting a brand's humanity and true beauty shine through its messaging in 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jul 2018

Woolies celebrates #Mandela100 with 3 cause-related products
Woolies celebrates #Mandela100 with 3 cause-related products

Marking the centenary year of Nelson Mandela's birth, Woolworths has launched three cause-related products...

4 Jul 2018

Spar Western Cape ups the ante in fighting plastic problem, announces plastic free day
Spar Western Cape ups the ante in fighting plastic problem, announces plastic free day

Spar in the Western Cape and Namibia have actively re-aligned themselves even more assertively in the fight to reduce and eventually stop the sale of plastic shopping bags...

Issued by Spar Western Cape 4 Jul 2018

Mpact Versapak remains committed to product quality and food safety standards
Mpact Versapak remains committed to product quality and food safety standards

In answer to the current focus on food safety, Mpact Versapak wishes to assure its customers that they continue to respect the strict quality standards of their British Retail Consortium (BRC) accreditation...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 3 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Pick n Pay, FoodForward SA set goal of over one million meals
#Mandela100: Pick n Pay, FoodForward SA set goal of over one million meals

The goal for Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA's 2018 Mandela Day Food Drive is to collect 250 tonnes of food over three days...

3 Jul 2018

FoodForward SA's Second Harvest an agri outreach to feed more people
FoodForward SA's Second Harvest an agri outreach to feed more people

Andy Du Plessis, FoodForward SA's managing director shares more on why Second Harvest was created and the importance of food security...

By Robin Fredericks 2 Jul 2018

Woolworths teams up with FoodForward SA to tackle food waste
Woolworths teams up with FoodForward SA to tackle food waste

Woolworths has partnered with national non-profit organisation (NPO), FoodForward SA to increase access to food across the country...

20 Jun 2018

Shoprite aims to empower 12,000 youths through job-readiness initiative
Shoprite aims to empower 12,000 youths through job-readiness initiative

The Shoprite Group's Retail Readiness programme is set to reach its target of empowering more than 12,000 youths (aged 18-29 years) by the end of June to enter the retail sector or start their own business...

13 Jun 2018

#NewCampaign: Cosmopolitan SA petitions to end tampon tax
#NewCampaign: Cosmopolitan SA petitions to end tampon tax

Cosmopolitan South Africa has launched a petition to end tampon tax, calling all women to campaign against period poverty in South Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Jun 2018

Calling SA CEOs: Apply now for Stanford Seed Transformation Programme
Calling SA CEOs: Apply now for Stanford Seed Transformation Programme

Applications are open for the 2019 Stanford Seed Transformation Programme - Southern Africa, with entries closing for this highly competitive programme on 1 July 2018...

8 Jun 2018

The 'Uber of volunteering' has arrived in the Mother City
The 'Uber of volunteering' has arrived in the Mother City

After launching in Johannesburg almost a year ago, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet and Better SA have announced...

31 May 2018

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How Nando's creates shared value for farmers in southern Africa

Sam Hirst, Nando's Peri-Peri Farming Initiative manager shared how Nando's creates shared value for small farmers in southern Africa who farm their unique African Bird's Eye Chillies used in the Peri-Peri flavour Nando's is famous for...

28 May 2018

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

Shoprite Group partners with community food gardens ahead of World Hunger Day
Shoprite Group partners with community food gardens ahead of World Hunger Day

Community food gardens are gearing up to sell their vegetables at selected Checkers stores on Friday, 18 May to raise awareness ahead of World Hunger Day on 28 May.

16 May 2018

The Missibaba x Mami Wata surfboard bag is B-A-N-A-N-A-S
The Missibaba x Mami Wata surfboard bag is B-A-N-A-N-A-S

What do you get when you take two creative brands, a shared love of bananas, and a desire to do some good? The Missibaba x Mami Wata Bananananananas custom surfboard bag...

By Maroefah Smith 14 May 2018

CCBSA taps into solar power at 11 sites
CCBSA taps into solar power at 11 sites

Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA) is installing rooftop solar photovoltaic units at 11 of its sites...

14 May 2018

Nine decades of Coca-Cola in Africa
Nine decades of Coca-Cola in Africa

Ninety years ago, in 1928, the first Coca-Cola was sold on the continent in Cape Town, South Africa...

11 May 2018

Brewing budding entrepreneurs through Orange Corners 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

How CSI can help unlock the 'democracy dividend' - Thuli Madonsela
How CSI can help unlock the 'democracy dividend' - Thuli Madonsela

Corporate social investment has the power to unleash "the generosity of strangers"...

9 May 2018

Mastercard, Pick n Pay launch Tap to Feed initiative
Mastercard, Pick n Pay launch Tap to Feed initiative

Mastercard, with Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA, has committed to donating 1.2-million meals to South Africans in need...

8 May 2018

Tips and trends from social and behaviour change initiatives around the world
Tips and trends from social and behaviour change initiatives around the world

From 16 to 20 April, I joined over 1,000 people from more than 59 countries (majority Global South) in Nusa Dua, Bali for the 2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit...

By Nicole Biondi 7 May 2018

This May is Hunger Month at Food Lover's stores
This May is Hunger Month at Food Lover's stores

Food Lover's Market aims to raise enough money to provide one million meals to vulnerable South Africans this May...

2 May 2018

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NYC artists design totes highlighting the importance of reducing plastic waste

NYC bodega owners and artists have launched a project to design totes highlighting the importance of reducing plastic waste and to send a message to the governor that New York needs a bag fee - not just a bag ban...

2 May 2018

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