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Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to

Severe shortages of critical medical supplies have prompted governments to compel private companies to fill the gap...

By Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020

Using beauty as a vehicle for economic inclusion

The Covid-19 lockdown has stalled South Africa's dynamic beauty services industry. Due to the high-touch nature of the job, it may be a while until beauty practitioners are able to safely resume trade...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 May 2020

Heineken SA donates PPE and food to healthcare workers, local communities

Heineken South Africa has joined the fight against Covid-19 by donating personal protective equipment (PPE) and food hampers worth over R1m to the Gauteng Department of Health and local communities.

15 May 2020

Nestlé announces donations towards Covid-19 relief efforts across East and Southern Africa

Nestlé East and Southern Africa has made contributions to various coronavirus (Covid-19) relief efforts across the region...

Issued by OrchardOn25 14 May 2020

Help Refco and Gift of the Givers raise R10m to feed the poor

Gift of the Givers has partnered with Retort Food Company to prepare and distribute fully-cooked, nutritious meals with an extended shelf-life to the country's impoverished communities...

14 May 2020

Tommy Hilfiger reveals capsule collection in aid of Covid-19 relief

Tommy Hilfiger has launched a collection of T-shirts and sweatshirts designed in collaboration with consumers, and 100% of the proceeds will go towards Covid-19 relief...

11 May 2020

How Covid-19 is shifting retail customer priorities - report

Covid-19 is driving significant changes in customer experience, supply chains, health and hygiene, and employee engagement, according to the Deloitte Consumer Sentiment in Grocery Retail report...

8 May 2020

SA businesses innovate in the face of lockdown constraints

Businesses across South Africa are showing tenacity and innovating in the face of lockdown...

7 May 2020

McDonald's South Africa donates 60,000 burgers during the month of May

McDonald's South Africa will be donating 60,000 burgers to people most in need during the month of May. McDonald's SA will work through their NGO partner, SA Harvest, who has a widespread network of charity organisations that will benefit from receiving this food every day...

Issued by Pacinamix 7 May 2020

Shoprite Group customer donations to Solidarity Fund hit R1m

The Shoprite Group has thanked its customers for reaching the R1m mark in funds raised for the Solidarity Fund, and matched customer contributions with another R1m...

6 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Adapt where possible, says Clover Mama Afrika Trust's Prof Elain Vlok

Professor Elain Vlok, Clover manager of the Clover Mama Afrika Trust, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 6 May 2020

New WhatsApp line launched to help address spike in gender-based violence

In response to a significant spike in reported cases of gender-based violence in South Africa during the national lockdown period, Carling Black Label has launched its #NoExcuse initiative...

5 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Food security, especially in schools, requires collaborative intervention

Karl Muller, operations manager at Tiger Brands Foundation, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 5 May 2020

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