The first instalment of the 2018 Top Women Conferences was held on 15 March 2018 at the Crystal Towers Hotel in Cape Town. These conferences are aimed at responding to the pertinent questions surrounding the barriers to success for women entrepreneurs, with a showcase of some of South Africa's most influential business achievers.
Mancosa officially announced its partnership with the Department of Basic Education and New Africa Education Foundation (NAEF), which is aimed at contributing to the 'read-to-lead' campaign. The partnership is underpinned by Mancosa's Literacy Project - a project that was launched on the same day as the partnership announcement.
Non-profit organisation Qhubeka along with Nederburg and Team Dimension Data recently distributed 175 bicycles to the Charleston Hill Secondary School and the Paarl East Neighbourhood Watch volunteers in Paarl, Western Cape.
Unilever Food Solutions supported World Food Day on 16 October 2017 by donating a chest freezer and by inviting chefs to #ShareAMeal with children at the Pauline Podbrey Foundation in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. The Pauline Podbrey Foundation offers after-school educational support and sports activities to children from the local community and provides them with a daily meal.
LexisNexis and its parent company RELX Group recently commemorated its annual Cares Day. The volunteers who participated consisted of employees who won the 2017 Recognising Those Who Care awards from around the world.
At least 200 employees from Woolworths' Employee Community Involvement Programme worked with learners at ten schools' permaculture food gardens on World Food Day, 16 October 2017. Groups of 20 volunteers worked side by side with learners and educators to dig new beds, mulch, compost, plant and water.
Tusk's royal patron Prince William made an appearance via video at the 2017 Tusk Conservation Awards last night Wednesday, 4 October 2017. During his appearance, he addressed attendees on the issue of not having a sustainable environment for future generations.
In partnership with Volkswagen, Marine Dynamics, and the Overstrand Municipality, the Dyer Island Conservation Trust commemorated International Coastal Clean-Up Day with a special clean up in the Gansbaai area.
Native VML participated in the recent one-day shutdown of more than two dozen VML offices worldwide on 14 September 2017. During its annual foundation day, Native VML offices support non-profit organisations.