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New research shows SA employees care more than ever about CSI
New research shows SA employees care more than ever about CSIArticle

According to new research, nearly half of South African employees cite their employer's commitment to corporate philanthropy as a major driver for...

2 days ago

Divya Vasant, CEO and co-founder of AMAZI
Delivering greater brand impact by solving societal issuesArticle

Consumers have always considered factors such as price and quality when making their purchasing decision...

Divya Vasant 3 days ago

Why CSI should go to organisations that measure their impact
Why CSI should go to organisations that measure their impactArticle

The main objective of CSI should be to implement meaningful programmes that have a positive, sustainable and measurable impact on communities...

21 Apr 2021

Barloworld calls on social entrepreneurs to apply for 2021/22 Barloworld Mbewu
Barloworld calls on social entrepreneurs to apply for 2021/22 Barloworld MbewuArticle

Social entrepreneurs are invited to submit their entries for consideration for incubation to the second leg of a Barloworld flagship entrepreneurial programme known as Mbewu...

19 Apr 2021

KZN's small businesses get gifted by Gagasi FM as part of its 15th birthday celebrations
KZN's small businesses get gifted by Gagasi FM as part of its 15th birthday celebrationsArticle

Gagasi FM is turning 15 and, as part of celebrating its birthday, the station is extending a helping hand to small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs)...

Issued by Gagasi FM 6 Apr 2021

SA table grape industry growth trend expected to continue
SA table grape industry growth trend expected to continueArticle

There was a dramatic increase in patented table grape varieties from 27% in 2014 to 52% in 2020...

26 Mar 2021

How Covid-19 has prompted an unprecedented global giving culture
How Covid-19 has prompted an unprecedented global giving cultureArticle

Covid-19 has laid bare the social divide. It's also prompted an unprecedented global giving culture, says Neptal Khoza, head: corporate social investment at Capitec Bank...

17 Mar 2021

The pandemic of the missing middle
The pandemic of the missing middleArticle

One pandemic has been with us for several years, and if we do not make concerted efforts to address it, it will continue to plague us for many years to come. It is the pandemic of the 'missing middle'...

Morné du Toit, Issued by SAICA 16 Feb 2021

Nivaash Singh, co-head of mining and resources finances, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking
Global commodities' position as a bull sector within a bear market represents a unique opportunity for African miningArticle

The world's mining sectors' performanc usually tracks the ups and downs of global GDP. However, this historic correlation has never really been tested against the backdrop of a truly global health and economic crisis...

Nivaash Singh 16 Feb 2021

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Technology and supermarket chains can help strengthen southern Africa's food systemsArticle

Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants and catering have led to supermarkets being the key route to market...

Thando Vilakazi and Namhla Landani 16 Feb 2021

SA invests R10.7bn in corporate social investment during 2020
SA invests R10.7bn in corporate social investment during 2020Article

According to CSI consultancy Trialogue, South African companies spent an estimated R10.7bn on corporate social investment (CSI) in the 2020 financial year...

26 Nov 2020

South Africa's online shoppers given opportunity to shop more sustainably
South Africa's online shoppers given opportunity to shop more sustainablyArticle

South African shoppers have been given the opportunity to shop more sustainably by carbon offsetter, ReSpek Nature, and leading online retailer, geewiz.co.za...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 19 Nov 2020

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Climate change and its impact on mining project planningArticle

Climate change is playing an increasingly important role in the decision making processes of mining projects. Even as early as the pre-feasibility stages, its impact on factors such as water management and social licence needs to be considered.

19 Nov 2020

BASA Awards 2020 finalists announced
BASA Awards 2020 finalists announcedArticle

The 23rd Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, are once again shining a spotlight on indelible business and arts partnerships in seven categories...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 29 Oct 2020

Wild Bean Café Design-A-Cup winner has his future studies secured
Wild Bean Café Design-A-Cup winner has his future studies securedArticle

20-year-old North West University design student Kabelo Diphoko was facing the prospect of dropping out without completing his degree when he came across the Wild Bean Café Design-A-Cup competition...

Issued by Intune Communications and Entertainment 15 Oct 2020

Road safety campaign commits to ensuring the safety of children
Road safety campaign commits to ensuring the safety of childrenArticle

Imperial Logistics has announced that its Be safe. Be smart road safety campaign in partnership with Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire will be handing out 'walking safety belts' to learners in eight schools in South Africa's North West province this Transport Month...

9 Oct 2020

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Never let a good crisis go to wasteArticle

Covid-19 brought a storm of surprising business conditions in South Africa - not only for the local media, but for public relations practitioners as well...

Cindy Preller 6 Oct 2020

Mike Middleton, partner, Innate Motion
Time for a reset: Pandemic triggers sea-change for business in societyArticle

Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman wrote a seminal article in 1970 stating that there is only one social responsibility of business, and that is to increase profits...

Mike Middleton, 6 Oct 2020

Doing good business is good for business
Doing good business is good for businessArticle

Sustainability has become somewhat of a buzzword in recent years and for good reason. From best practise and sustainability within the workplace to multinational manufacturers going green, the increasing importance of it is all around us...

Issued by Topco Media 16 Sep 2020

Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive trustee of social impact organisation Nation Builder.
#WomensMonth: Nation Builder's Keri-Leigh Paschal; 'We need supportive men to walk alongside us'Article

Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive trustee of social impact organisation Nation Builder, shares what drives her passion for social impact development and how she thinks that even though we are consciously looking to support one another as women, we need supportive men to walk alongside us...

Juanita Pienaar 27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industry
#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industryArticle

As Vodacom's chief officer of Corporate Affairs, an executive director at Vodacom South Africa and chairperson of the Vodacom Foundation, Takalani Netshitenzhe, believes toxic masculinity is one of the biggest challenges in the work place for women...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

Trialogue offers CSI strategy refresh support in response to Covid-19
Trialogue offers CSI strategy refresh support in response to Covid-19Article

As companies find ways to respond to new and growing societal need in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, many are reviewing their existing corporate social investment (CSI) strategies...

Issued by Trialogue 4 Aug 2020

Redefining modern philanthropy in a post-Covid-19 world
Redefining modern philanthropy in a post-Covid-19 worldArticle

In the light of the unprecedented need created by Covid-19, NGOs and corporate social investment (CSI) programmes will be looking for ways to best utilise their resources, finances and people...

28 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: How Liberty Two Degrees is helping co-create a better tomorrow
#BizUnity: How Liberty Two Degrees is helping co-create a better tomorrowArticle

To help restart the economy and pay it forward, Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) launched its #CreateTomorrow campaign...

Sindy Peters 27 Jul 2020

Last call for entries for the Trialogue Strategic CSI Award
Last call for entries for the Trialogue Strategic CSI AwardArticle

Companies are invited to enter their corporate social investment (CSI) projects into the prestigious Trialogue Strategic CSI Award; entries close at midnight on 31 July 2020...

Issued by Trialogue 21 Jul 2020

How can donors invest with a post-Covid-19 world in mind?
How can donors invest with a post-Covid-19 world in mind?Article

The coronavirus crisis has been challenging for everyone, including donors like foundations, which draw from endowments in order to give...

Noxolo Hlongwane, Issued by Trialogue 13 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: Crossmoor Transport adopts community-based response to Covid-19 crisis
#BizUnity: Crossmoor Transport adopts community-based response to Covid-19 crisisArticle

As part of its community-based response to the crisis, Crossmoor Transport has supported over 2,000 families with food hampers of essential goods and groceries...

Sindy Peters 2 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: Can your business help make the Tekkie Tax circle bigger?
#BizUnity: Can your business help make the Tekkie Tax circle bigger?Article

Now, more than ever, business SA is needed to lend a heroic hand...

Sindy Peters 1 Jul 2020

Nedbank CIB Graduate Programme seeks young achievers
Nedbank CIB Graduate Programme seeks young achieversArticle

The changing world requires dynamic young people with the ability to carve out their own niche, while making a real, positive difference as they adapt to fast-changing environments. With this in mind, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) is looking for young difference-makers to join its ranks through its Nedbank CIB Graduate Programme...

24 Jun 2020

Ubuntu must shine in the crisis of Covid-19
Ubuntu must shine in the crisis of Covid-19Article

Trudie Matthysen, a financial controller at Sandton Sun, talks us through her journey to reaching diamond membership of SAICA's Accounting Technicians South Africa designation or AT(SA)...

Issued by SAICA 10 Jun 2020

Participate in the Trialogue NPO survey on the state of CSI in South Africa and stand the chance to win a full-page ad
Participate in the Trialogue NPO survey on the state of CSI in South Africa and stand the chance to win a full-page adArticle

Organisations, participating in Trialogue's NPO survey, will receive a complimentary copy of the handbook after it is published and will also be listed as a research respondent, respondents will also be entered into a lucky draw to win a full-page ad...

Issued by Trialogue 9 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Time for instilling self-belief and emancipating young minds
#YouthMonth: Time for instilling self-belief and emancipating young mindsArticle

This #YouthMonth, we chat to Nkosinathi Mahlangu to find out more about his work at the Momentum Metropolitan Foundation, how the organisation is advancing youth empowerment in SA...

Sindy Peters 3 Jun 2020

React-adapt-rebuild: Tiered corporate social investment responses to Covid-19
React-adapt-rebuild: Tiered corporate social investment responses to Covid-19Article

Responsible business consultancy, Trialogue, advocates for companies to respond to the crisis by applying their core business competencies as well as their social investments to emergency and long-term social support...

Issued by Trialogue 27 May 2020

IBASA rolls out support programme for small businesses
IBASA rolls out support programme for small businessesArticle

The role of the business advisor has never been more important to ensure the survival and growth of small businesses, in these unprecedented times...

18 May 2020

Tomorrow Trust launches social media challenge to assist vulnerable learners during lockdown
Tomorrow Trust launches social media challenge to assist vulnerable learners during lockdownArticle

The Tomorrow Trust has launched a social media campaign to assist its beneficiaries or their caregivers stay connected to support during the lockdown. The campaign was led by FCB Joburg who partnered with Nfinity, Webfluential and theSALT...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 13 May 2020

Do you know if your CSR education programme improves the marks of its participants?
Do you know if your CSR education programme improves the marks of its participants?Article

CSR programmes often lack the insights and level of detail needed to determine how effective their initiatives really are...

Duncan Luke 22 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: CSI done right during Covid-19
#LockdownLessons: CSI done right during Covid-19Article

With the clear economic divide in South Africa, the extension of the Covid-19 lockdown is hitting most South Africans harder than others...

Jennilee Peremore-Oliver 21 Apr 2020

When times get tough, it's time to stand together
When times get tough, it's time to stand togetherArticle

If you want to go one step further, and make a difference to South Africa's most marginalised communities, you can donate funds through the Nation Builder Back-a-Buddy campaign or the Nation Builder account...

Keri-Leigh Paschal, Issued by Nation Builder 19 Mar 2020

Advancing 4IR through CSI
Advancing 4IR through CSIArticle

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...

Vino Govender 5 Mar 2020

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

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

Generational conflict in family businesses
Generational conflict in family businessesArticle

Family businesses contribute 6% to the South African economy and are the largest employers...

27 Jan 2020

CSI is about giving what you're good at
CSI is about giving what you're good atArticle

Mandi Fine of strategic communications consultancy, F/ne Group Global, recently published an article on corporates needing to rethink CSI, talking to the need to change their approach...

Jessica Tennant 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 3 trends in responsible business
#BizTrends2020: 3 trends in responsible businessArticle

Companies spent an estimated R10.2bn on corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa in 2019 - a 5% year-on-year increase in nominal terms (2018: R9.7bn), but flat when taking inflation into account, reflecting a subdued economy...

Zyaan Davids Anter 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA future in jeopardy if we don't urgently invest in our youth
#BizTrends2020: SA future in jeopardy if we don't urgently invest in our youthArticle

How do we harness the capacity and potential of our youth to drive change within communities, instead of creating more social beneficiaries of the state?

Tebogo Suping 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Don't wait for customers, create them
#BizTrends2020: Don't wait for customers, create themArticle

The concept of sustainability from a business point of view requires a change in operation and how its leaders think about almost everything...

Bogosi Motshegwa 19 Dec 2019

Giving and receiving - Creating shared value through CSI
Giving and receiving - Creating shared value through CSIArticle

During this wonderful season of goodwill and giving, let us also take the time to celebrate how far South Africa has grown in developing an impact-focused and sustainable Corporate Social Investment (CSI) sector...

Issued by Nation Builder 10 Dec 2019

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