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Gordon Cook
Let us encourage brand activism

How decent, healthy and authentic are our brands? Are we sufficiently activist about those which are dishonest or even harmful?...

By Gordon Cook 27 Mar 2015 13:34

Eat Out hosts dinner to stop hunger
Eat Out hosts dinner to stop hunger

Eat Out's editor, Abigail Donnelly, award-winning chef Reuben Riffel and Boschendal winemaker Lizelle Gerber are hosting a dinner at Reuben's at One&Only Cape Town on Thursday, 2 April, 2015, in aid of Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa.

26 Mar 2015 11:23

Social workers share their challenges
Social workers share their challenges

DURBAN: Social workers from across the country have raised a number of challenges which they face on a daily basis at a Social Work Indaba being held in Durban...

26 Mar 2015 11:00

Save the date: 5 for Change to host black tie charity gala in CT
Save the date: 5 for Change to host black tie charity gala in CT

On Saturday, 30 May, 5 for Change will host its Fourth Annual Black Tie Charity Gala at the iconic Cape Town City Hall, bringing together over 500 of South Africa's most influential professionals and business people for a spectacular evening dedicated to making a difference in one of Africa's leading cities...

26 Mar 2015 10:20

Duke of Edinburgh Cup proceeds to keep Diepsloot warm this winter
Duke of Edinburgh Cup proceeds to keep Diepsloot warm this winter

Over 2,200 children from Diepsloot will be the main beneficiaries of this year's prestigious Tsogo Sun Duke of Edinburgh Cup amateur golf tournament, to be played on Monday, 20 April at the Country Club Johannesburg, on both the Woodmead and Rockland courses...

25 Mar 2015 13:45

Till Schramm to donate R25,000 to the SA Triathlon Development
Till Schramm to donate R25,000 to the SA Triathlon Development

Top German pro triathlete, Till Schramm, is heading to Port Elizabeth, South Africa to take part in the Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship - and to donate R25,000 to triathlon development in SA...

24 Mar 2015 11:35

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

Engen announces EMSS top scholars
Engen announces EMSS top scholars

Engen Petroleum has announced the names of its top students for 2014 in the Engen Maths and Science Schools programme...

23 Mar 2015 10:10

Nedbank and The Sports Trust distribute soccer kits
Nedbank and The Sports Trust distribute soccer kits

Nedbank's ongoing commitment to soccer development was demonstrated on Thursday, 19 March at the Ajax Cape Town media open day ahead of their highly anticipated Nedbank Cup match against Bloemfontein Celtic...

23 Mar 2015 08:40

BGAG provides R15.5m worth of pro bono work
BGAG provides R15.5m worth of pro bono work

For the financial year ending 28 February 2015, South African lawyers from Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group (BGAG) provided 8,609 hours of pro bono legal services, to a rand value of over R15,5 million.

20 Mar 2015 10:00

Nordex Education Trust awards maths and science bursaries
Nordex Education Trust awards maths and science bursaries

The Nordex Education Trust has awarded five competent and deserving students bursaries in maths and science...

19 Mar 2015 14:35

Put CSI projects on your online radar, Forgood
Put CSI projects on your online radar, Forgood

To help the Corporate Social Investment (CSI) movement grow momentum in the country, we really needed a 'matchmaker' - an online platform that connects people connect with NGOs. The result? Forgood, says CEO Andy Hadfield...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Mar 2015 08:00

'Men in the Making' initiative produces BCom Accounting graduates
'Men in the Making' initiative produces BCom Accounting graduates

Aspiring Chartered Accountants Leeto Thabana and William Sello who took part in Tracker's 'Men in the Making' programme have graduated from the University of Johannesburg in BCom Accounting...

18 Mar 2015 12:05

Silent auction of 21 ICONS runs until end March
Silent auction of 21 ICONS runs until end March

Filmmaker and photographer Adrian Steirn presented the 21 ICONS fine arts portraits at the 21 ICONS Charity Auction and Gala Dinner held at the CSIR in Pretoria on 28 February 2015...

18 Mar 2015 11:16

Discourse of environmental issues has been hijacked
Discourse of environmental issues has been hijacked

Sustainability is not about being 'green'. It encompasses economic, environmental and social conditions and with regulatory requirements comes the opportunity for improvement...

By Melissa Baird 18 Mar 2015 07:33

Unilever calls future leaders to graduate programme
Unilever calls future leaders to graduate programme

Applications are open for Unilever South Africa's Future Leaders Programme (UFLP) and the Unilever Leaders Internship Programme (ULIP) for eligible final year university students and pen-ultimate students respectively...

17 Mar 2015 13:15

Twenty three 2015 Tutu Fellows selected
Twenty three 2015 Tutu Fellows selected

Spanning more than 15 industries, representing 10 African countries and ranging from 29 to 40 years of age, the selected 23 candidates demonstrate the wealth and breadth of leadership talent that exists in Africa's youth...

17 Mar 2015 12:25

Growthpoint contributes R1,7m to Eastern Cape ECD centres
Growthpoint contributes R1,7m to Eastern Cape ECD centres

Communities in the Eastern Cape celebrated the official opening of two early childhood development (ECD) centres on Thursday, 12 March...

17 Mar 2015 07:00

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

Britehouse GOT-GAME™ launches replicable CSI initiative
Britehouse GOT-GAME™ launches replicable CSI initiative

Britehouse Got-Game has launched a self-sustaining and replicable vehicle through which other communities can benefit from corporate social investment (CSI)...

16 Mar 2015 09:10

Chris Moerdyk
Why newspapers and magazines are giving print a bad name

Print is by no means dead. Far from it. The growing perception that it is dying falls squarely on those newspapers and magazines that seem to have some kind of death wish...

By Chris Moerdyk 13 Mar 2015 15:46

PGP nurtures exceptionally talented youth out of a "Heart of Gold"
PGP nurtures exceptionally talented youth out of a "Heart of Gold"

Following the Pam Golding Property Group's Joy of Giving campaign, a social audit of the overwhelming needs within the broad South African context has prompted a more focused CSI approach, resulting in the property group's Heart of Gold Trust...

13 Mar 2015 07:00

StreetSmart SA celebrates 10th anniversary, announces new chairperson
StreetSmart SA celebrates 10th anniversary, announces new chairperson

On its 10th anniversary, StreetSmart SA, an organisation dedicated to helping street children rebuild their lives through donations from restaurants in the Western Cape and Gauteng, has announced founding member Melanie Burke as new chairperson...

12 Mar 2015 14:00

Fifth Project Inspire continues to support social entrepreneurs, women and girls
Fifth Project Inspire continues to support social entrepreneurs, women and girls

Ahead of International Women's Day 2015, comes the Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard's announcement of the annual launch and call for submissions for Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World...

11 Mar 2015 16:00

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

Habitat for Humanity builds homes for Cape Town residents
Habitat for Humanity builds homes for Cape Town residents

Habitat for Humanity's Desmond Tutu International Build Week, in partnership with Power Construction, the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape government, helped to build 12 homes for residents of Pelican Park, Zeekoevlei in Cape Town...

11 Mar 2015 07:00

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

Earth Hour 2015 coming soon
Earth Hour 2015 coming soon

Earth Hour, which was launched by WWF in 2007, is observed annually on the last Saturday of March each year between 8:30pm and 9:30pm local time in over 160 countries and over 7,000 cities by hundreds of millions of people...

10 Mar 2015 11:00

Why focusing on matric results isn't the solution to SA's education woes
Why focusing on matric results isn't the solution to SA's education woes

When interventions made to raise the levels of mathematics skills and knowledge among South African learners fail to bear fruit, it's understandable that many are quick to feel that we are in a state of crisis...

By Christina Watson 9 Mar 2015 11:25

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