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Santam commits R200m to Covid-19 relief efforts

The Santam Group has committed R200m toward Covid-19 relief efforts and the government's Solidarity Fund...

1 day ago

AfDB launches $3bn 'Fight Covid-19' Social Bond

The African Development Bank's new $3bn Fight Covid-19 Social Bond is the largest dollar-denominated social bond ever launched in international capital markets to date...

30 Mar 2020

Motsepe family, partners pledge R1bn in fight against coronavirus in SA

The Motsepe Family, in partnership with Sanlam, African Rainbow Capital, African Rainbow Minerals and others, has pledged R1bn to assist in tackling the coronavirus pandemic...

30 Mar 2020

SA's alcohol industry pledges 40k litres of pure alcohol for sanitiser production

The SA Liquor Brandowners Association, the Beer Association of South Africa and Vinpro have collectively committed to donate 40,000 litres of pure alcohol for the production of sanitisers...

24 Mar 2020

Seychelle's Blue Economy secures financial backing from AfDB

The African Development Bank has signed an $800,000 grant agreement with the government of Seychelles to support micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in its Blue Economy sector...

20 Mar 2020

Discovery rises to support Save the Children SA

Discovery Inc has launched an initiative called Rise (Reducing Inequality and Supporting Empowerment), which will see them partnering with Save the Children South Africa (SCSA), an entity established in 2013 to fight for children's rights.

18 Mar 2020

How to kickstart a sustainability business strategy

Having a well-planned and robust sustainability strategy has become increasingly important for businesses in recent years...

13 Mar 2020

17 human security projects receive grants from Japanese Embassy

This year, 17 non-profit organisations and local authorities in South Africa, Eswatini, and Lesotho will receive support from the Embassy of Japan in South Africa's Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects Programme (GGP) 2020...

11 Mar 2020

Standard Bank issues green bond via IFC

Standard Bank has issued its first green bond, a 10-year facility with the express purposes of raising capital for use in on-lending by Standard Bank Group's (SBG) Sustainable Finance Business Unit...

5 Mar 2020

Advancing 4IR through CSI

With enormous potential to better human lives, the dawn of the connected technological age has placed telecommunications companies at the foreground of advancement of society...

By Vino Govender 5 Mar 2020

Why billionaire climate philanthropists will always be part of the problem

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and the richest man alive, recently made headlines after pledging to donate $10bn to a new "Bezos Earth Fund"...

By Heather Alberro 3 Mar 2020

Blue Label Telecoms launches new non-profit organisation

JSE-listed mobile technology group Blue Label Telecoms has launched a new non-profit organisation (NPO) that aims to partner with social entrepreneurs and other NPOs...

28 Feb 2020

#WorldNGODay: How businesses, NGOs can together unlock the power of CSI

This World NGO Day, marked annually on 27 February, Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive director of social impact non-profit Nation Builder, highlights how better collaboration...

27 Feb 2020

AECOM's Kevina Kakembo lends a hand in Uganda WeDev water-sanitation project

A recent recipient of a travel grant from AECOM's Blueprint for a Better World CSR platform, candidate quantity surveyor Kevina Kakembo from AECOM's operations in South Africa joined employees from six countries...

25 Feb 2020

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