Havas report explores consumers' attitude towards gender and gender equality
Havas report explores consumers' attitude towards gender and gender equality

Havas recently releases a Prosumer Report entitled, The future is FeMale that deep dives into the attitudes of Prosumers* and mainstream consumers towards gender and the progress of mainstreaming gender equality into the lexicon of everyday life. The report is the latest from Havas' Prosumer Report series.

13 Oct 2017

BMi Research and Ubuhle Christian School 10 years on and still changing lives
BMi Research and Ubuhle Christian School 10 years on and still changing lives

In 2008, BMi Research pledged to make a difference in the lives of the underprivileged children assisted by the Ubuhle Christian School in Bronkhorstspruit. A decade on and the research firm has made good on its promise, entrenching a culture of community upliftment in the company in the process.

Issued by BMi Research 11 Oct 2017

Fairytale video shines light on South Sudan conflict and education
Fairytale video shines light on South Sudan conflict and education

How do we get people to care about what's happening in the world? How do we draw attention to crisis situations most of us don't even know exist?

Issued by Rooftop Productions 11 Oct 2017

New CSI knowledge hub launched
New CSI knowledge hub launched

Social investment consultancy Trialogue has launched an online resource portal offering learnings and lessons on socio-economic development from SA companies. The Trialogue Knowledge Hub offers access to lead practice content, case studies and research.

6 Oct 2017

All images: Andrew Brown from CameraReady.
Heal others by healing yourself with #CuppaforCansa12A

Held at the oh-so-opulent 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa on a breezy, sunny day, the annual #CuppaforCansa12A pink high tea event for 2017 was attended by corporates, media and the Cancer Association of South Africa itself. I left with memories of tear-stained cheeks tempered with tinkling laughter and a physical photo booth print out, as well as an overwhelming sense of goodwill. Here's why...

By Leigh Andrews 6 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

Making a difference where it counts
Making a difference where it counts

With all the hard work that we do for big brands like Bosch and Krispy Kreme, it can be easy to forget that charity work is just as satisfying. We recently got involved with a charity organisation called Trojans Neurological Trust - or TNT for short - and helped them out with a new website and some social media management.

Issued by Decimal Agency 2 Oct 2017

First Choice: Walking the Daisies 2017 headline sponsor
First Choice: Walking the Daisies 2017 headline sponsor

As part of the First Choice, It's All Good campaign to encourage people to #move4goodness, First Choice has been named the headline sponsor for Walking the Daisies 2017.

Issued by Boomtown 29 Sep 2017

Making the connection: Save the Children pioneers digital engagements tool in Africa
Making the connection: Save the Children pioneers digital engagements tool in Africa

Leading children's rights organisation Save the Children South Africa is setting out to raise the bar in digital engagement in South Africa. To achieve its ambitious goals, the organisation has partnered with Sprout Performance and iKineo to enhance its supporter engagement process.

Issued by Sprout 28 Sep 2017

Finally home: A 6,000km journey on foot for Aluwani
Finally home: A 6,000km journey on foot for Aluwani

Ten years ago, FCB Joburg MD Thabang Skwambane was so moved by the plight of one small Limpopo child that he founded Aluwani to care for a community of 63 orphaned and vulnerable children, cycling unsupported from Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and funds for the organisation.

Issued by FCB Africa 28 Sep 2017

A barley harvest from a local sourcing partnership Heineken initiated in Ethiopia.
Heineken on the ins and outs of local sourcing in Africa

A little-known fact about Dutch beer-brewing company Heineken is that it sources half of its raw materials from local, small-scale farmers for its African operations.

By Justin Probyn 27 Sep 2017

Homegrown video wins hearts of South Africans everywhere
Homegrown video wins hearts of South Africans everywhere

A truly South African story of deep and lasting friendship - that cuts across time, space and difference - has been watched by nearly half a million South Africans since its release this month, and has inspired an outpouring of hope-filled comments.

Issued by Rooftop Productions 21 Sep 2017

Khethi Ngwenya at the Annual Curators Meeting.
South African rep meets Global Shapers Community

Khethi Ngwenya, MD and founder of SchoolMedia and curator of the Johannesburg Global Shapers Hub, represented his hub at this year's annual curators' meeting, which took place in Geneva from 8-11 September 2017.

20 Sep 2017