Sappi invests in community growth through Abashintshi youth project
Sappi invests in community growth through Abashintshi youth project

With the initial goal of improving stakeholder relations in the communities surrounding their operations in KZN, Sappi Southern Africa sought community-minded individuals and recruited them for the Abashintshi Social Mobilisation Project, but the results of the programme have exceeded expectations and continue to make an even greater impact than ever expected.

Issued by Sappi 3 days ago

2017 SheEO SleepOut moved to August
2017 SheEO SleepOut moved to August

Following an invite from Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu, The SheEO SleepOut event has been moved from 22 June to 8 August 2017. The change of date has been supported by Advocate Thuli Madonsela, Yusuf Abramjee, and Professor Justice Yvonne Mokgoro.

15 Jun 2017

Share your Labello Beautiful Smile
Share your Labello Beautiful Smile

A simple smile has so much power. It can brighten someone's day in an instant; it can change the way you feel about yourself. A smile can send a message of love and happiness without saying a word.

Issued by Symbiotic Communications 14 Jun 2017

Habitat for Humanity chosen as our CSI cause to support this winter!
Habitat for Humanity chosen as our CSI cause to support this winter!

Habitat for Humanity recently approached us after seeing our new digital screens at the BP forecourts with the intention of promoting awareness and participation in their build events. In particular, their Nelson Mandela International Build Event in Orange Farm, Gauteng, from 17 to 21 July 2017, where they are hoping to build 67 homes for 67 families with the support of active citizens!

Issued by Oasis Digital Networks 14 Jun 2017

Cause marketing dos and don'ts - from a consumer perspective
Cause marketing dos and don'ts - from a consumer perspective

With recent disasters like the storm in Cape Town and Knysna fires, brands have stepped in to help. We asked our community of consumers for some cause marketing pointers.

Issued by IGI 13 Jun 2017

Advancing PET recycling: Petco Award winners announced
Advancing PET recycling: Petco Award winners announced

Along with nine individuals and companies who have made extraordinary contributions to PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) recycling in South Africa during the course of 2016, Bizcommunity's managing editor, Sindy Peters, was named one of the winners as part of the Petco Annual General Meeting, held on 7 June at the Radisson Blu Sandton Hotel in Johannesburg.

8 Jun 2017

Inaugural Africa Shared Value Summit shifts perceptions on business as usual
Inaugural Africa Shared Value Summit shifts perceptions on business as usual

The first of its kind on the continent, the Africa Shared Value Summit 2017 took place 25-26 May at the Sandton Convention Centre. The Summit brought together business leaders from across the spectrum, from agriculture to fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) to engage with and advocate for the strategic implementation of the Shared Value business model.

Issued by Shift Social Development 2 Jun 2017

Put you in Youth Month
Put you in Youth Month

One of the most impressive aspects of South Africa's corporate environment must surely be its dynamic Corporate Social Investment (CSI) landscape.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Jun 2017

8-i South Africa 2017
First 8-i event in South Africa sparks creativity for good causes

‘8 Hours Overtime for A Good Cause' (8-i) is an international event in which young creatives donate time and energy to help out charities or NGOs by solving a problem or meeting a challenge within the communication field.

1 Jun 2017

Carmen Murray
Free masterclass: Fundamentals to disrupt and delight by activating brand purpose

We are super excited to announce that Carmen Murray will be doing another roadshow this year. Last year's masterclass on mobile innovation was such a huge success that we wanted to bring you another fun, and energetic session to inspire you and your teams.

By Carmen Murray, Issued by Mobitainment 31 May 2017

#JunkStatus: Business needs charity as much as charity needs business
#JunkStatus: Business needs charity as much as charity needs business

While corporate South Africa grapples with what it really means to run a business in an economy that has been downgraded to ‘junk status', non-profit organisations are taking a closer look at what impact the tightening of belts will have on communities who rely heavily on charitable support to get by.

31 May 2017

Alliance Media celebrates Africa Day
Alliance Media celebrates Africa Day

On Africa Day 2017, Alliance Media has decided to showcase how they embody the African spirit by making a pledge to plant 5,000 trees across African countries.

Issued by Alliance Media 25 May 2017

#NewCampaign: Stop the Cycle
#NewCampaign: Stop the Cycle

The Huffington Post SA partnered with Native VML to come up with an engaging way to highlight the increased socio-economic and environmental impact of consumerism, and send a clear message to industries and manufacturers that need to be held accountable.

25 May 2017