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SABRE Awards Africa 2021: All the winners!
SABRE Awards Africa 2021: All the winners!Article

The 2021 Africa SABRE Awards, which recognises superior achievement in branding, reputation, and engagement, was announced at a virtual award ceremony in May 2021. The campaigns were evaluated by a jury of industry leaders...

3 days ago

Bank buildings rise above the business district of Lagos. Banks must effectively communicate the impact of their engagement with women. Tim Graham/Getty Images
How Nigerian banks empower women through corporate social responsibilityArticle

Businesses are part of societies and successful businesses can create an environment that benefits their customers, employees, communities and shareholders...

Emmanuel Mogaji 17 Mar 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

UCT's MBA programme flies the flag for Africa in top global ranking
UCT's MBA programme flies the flag for Africa in top global rankingArticle

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) remains the only school on the continent to make the prestigious Financial Times 2021 ranking of full-time MBA programmes...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 8 Feb 2021

Brands that harnessed the power of purpose in 2020
Brands that harnessed the power of purpose in 2020Article

It's no secret that 2020 was one of the most challenging years in modern history. According to the Global Web Index' Connecting the Dots 2021 Report, the Covid-19 pandemic was a baptism by fire for many brands...

Angela Northover 22 Jan 2021

Bophelo Recycling recognised for improving lives, livelihoods in Ermelo
Bophelo Recycling recognised for improving lives, livelihoods in ErmeloArticle

Mpumalanga-based recycling project Bophelo Recycling was recently recognised by the Chemical and Allied Industries Association (CAIA) with the Responsible Care Initiative Award...

8 Dec 2020

Maersk Voyager, deepwater drip ship. Photo supplied
Oil & gas activities trigger big investments in Namibia, Angola and South AfricaArticle

Last spring, the Maersk Voyager, an ultra-deepwater drillship under contract by French supermajor Total, sank a wildcat well to a depth of 3,628 metres (11,903 feet) in Block 48...

NJ Ayuk 24 Nov 2020

Kfm 94.5 celebrates exceptional teachers of the Cape
Kfm 94.5 celebrates exceptional teachers of the CapeArticle

'Kfm Mornings with Darren, Sherlin and Sibs' joins forces with Pick n Pay School Club to recognise hero teachers...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 18 Nov 2020

Mercedes-Benz SA donates 1,000 food parcels to Eastern Cape communities
Mercedes-Benz SA donates 1,000 food parcels to Eastern Cape communitiesArticle

Mercedes-Benz SA partnered with the Gift of the Givers Foundation to distribute food parcels that will benefit over 5,000 people in the Eastern Cape...

11 Nov 2020

Land Rover renews sponsorship agreement with Springboks
Land Rover renews sponsorship agreement with SpringboksArticle

Accompanying the renewal of the sponsorship agreement is the appointment of six Springboks as Land Rover brand ambassadors...

2 Nov 2020

UCT the only Financial Times ranked MBA school in Africa
UCT the only Financial Times ranked MBA school in AfricaArticle

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) is the only business school in Africa to feature in the prestigious Financial Times Rankings for its ground-breaking Executive MBA programme...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 26 Oct 2020

Impact assessment adds meaning to social interventions
Impact assessment adds meaning to social interventionsArticle

As consumers become more socially conscious, businesses around the world have increasingly taken up the call to address social issues...

Bridgit Evans 22 Oct 2020

Tournament sparks learner interest in coding
Tournament sparks learner interest in codingArticle

More than 400 learners from over 80 schools across the country participated in a virtual tournament held from 19-26 September 2020 which used gamification to introduce them to basic coding concepts and social issues such as ocean conservation...

Issued by LexisNexis 8 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

Eskort supports Karoo farmers in need
Eskort supports Karoo farmers in needArticle

In response to the severe drought that is currently affecting the Karoo, Eskort has donated 500 bales of hay to farmers who are in desperate need of animal feed...

Issued by Twiga Communications 25 Sep 2020

Bongiwe Mbunge, partner at Mazars South Africa’s advisory division
Banks' strategies lack integrated ESG criteriaArticle

Banks around the world have not yet fully integrated environmental, social and governance criteria (ESG) into their strategies...

25 Aug 2020

What retailers can learn from social media feedback during Covid-19
What retailers can learn from social media feedback during Covid-19Article

The way consumers buy from and engage with grocery stores has changed. And as the Covid-19 crisis unfolds, consumer behaviour will evolve too...

Nic Ray 18 Aug 2020

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Investment in stakeholder relationships key to organisational sustainability post-Covid-19Article

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has illustrated the communication department as a critical function in building organisational reputation, especially during a crisis...

Brightness Mangolothi and Malesela Maubane 12 Aug 2020

Clover Mama Afrika takes CSR category in CEO Today Africa Awards
Clover Mama Afrika takes CSR category in CEO Today Africa AwardsArticle

The Clover Mama Afrika project has been awarded in the 2020 edition of the CEO Today Africa Awards under the Corporate Social Responsibility category...

7 Jul 2020

Mahindra SA drives positive change with #MahindraRISE
Mahindra SA drives positive change with #MahindraRISEArticle

Mahindra South Africa is helping people in need by following the company's ethos of #MahindraRISE...

7 Jul 2020

Lockdown sees the rise of Generation 'R'
Lockdown sees the rise of Generation 'R'Article

As the world anxiously waits for the lockdown to end, a new generation of workers is evolving and getting ready take on the new world of work...

Rob Bothma 2 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

How the 4th Industrial Revolution and Covid-19 are changing the face of CSI donations
How the 4th Industrial Revolution and Covid-19 are changing the face of CSI donationsArticle

Here's how the country benefits when you rethink your CSI donation strategy to focus on the UN's Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of improving access to quality education, with a particular focus on the role of technology at a time when we need it most...

Issued by SAICA 29 Jun 2020

Sappi wins top International Gold Quill Award for innovative video #IABC2020GQwinner
Sappi wins top International Gold Quill Award for innovative video #IABC2020GQwinnerArticle

Sappi Southern Africa's Forests division received top international recognition for its innovative video on their Sappi Khulisa programme at the virtual Excellence Gala held on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 at #IABC20. The video won the coveted 'Best of the Best' Award in the Audio/Visual Category...

Issued by Sappi 22 Jun 2020

Kenyan miners have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic Recep Canik/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Covid-19 is underscoring the vulnerable lives of Kenya's artisanal gemstone minersArticle

In a country like Kenya, artisanal and small-scale mining represents a significant proportion of gemstone mining. Taita Taveta County is the largest producer of gemstones, with artisanal and small-scale mining accounting for over 60% of its annual production...

Judy N Muthuri 18 Jun 2020

CEO Luc-Olivier Marquet on Unilever's response to Covid-19
CEO Luc-Olivier Marquet on Unilever's response to Covid-19Article

Many Unilever brands form part of South Africans' everyday defence against the coronavirus...

Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Jun 2020

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One Show 2020 winners to be announced 17-18 JuneArticle

The One Club for Creativity has announced that winners for The One Show 2020 will be revealed through special online "The One Show For All" announcements on 17-18 June...

11 Jun 2020

Why apparel brands' efforts to police their supply chains aren't working
Why apparel brands' efforts to police their supply chains aren't workingArticle

For years, apparel brands have promised to police their supply chains to root out unsafe conditions and worker abuse...

Jason Judd and Sarosh Kuruvilla 8 Jun 2020

A greener future for IT Asset Disposal
A greener future for IT Asset DisposalArticle

By 2050, the amount of e-waste will more than double to 120 million metric tons a year if nothing is done to tackle this massive problem...

8 Jun 2020

Eskort donates over R1m worth of food parcels
Eskort donates over R1m worth of food parcelsArticle

Eskort is responding to the Covid-19 crisis with a sense of community that is ingrained in its DNA. In line with its corporate social responsibility initiatives, the processed pork products brand is donating over R1m worth of food parcels through its #EskortCares Covid Food Feeding Scheme...

Issued by Twiga Communications 4 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Staring down the barrel of youth unemployment
#YouthMonth: Staring down the barrel of youth unemploymentArticle

Arguably one of the biggest lessons we've learnt from the global Covid-19 pandemic is the power of technology and the positive impact it can have on the education sector...

Onyinye Nwaneri 1 Jun 2020

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

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

Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020

South African ad agency M&C Saatchi Abel recognised in Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas Global Awards
South African ad agency M&C Saatchi Abel recognised in Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas Global AwardsArticle

Fast Company's World Changing Ideas Award recognises the best ideas from across industries that are changing the world for the better. M&C Saatchi Abel has been recognised in six categories including "Best World Changing Idea EMEA Region" for The Street Store...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 8 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

Sabre Awards Africa: 2020 winners announced
Sabre Awards Africa: 2020 winners announcedArticle

The winners of the 2020 Sabre Awards Africa have been announced...

7 Apr 2020

Change is (doing) good
Change is (doing) goodArticle

Vizeum Kenya's new social business arm, servicing NGOs and SMEs, is piloting ways in which media can be used as a catalyst for change...

Issued by Dentsu 16 Mar 2020

When AI meets workplace and the environment
When AI meets workplace and the environmentArticle

Currently, several developments are dramatically reshaping our everyday lives. In 2020, three themes will heavily influence our private and professional lives: employee experience, artificial intelligence (AI), and sustainability...

Brendan McAravey 21 Feb 2020

Employees want genuine corporate social responsibility, not greenwashing
Employees want genuine corporate social responsibility, not greenwashingArticle

Described as the "moral face of globalisation," corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives focused on solving societal and environmental concerns are increasingly expected by society...

Magda B.L. Donia 30 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

Leanne Mostert, partner, Webber Wentzel
6 things every miner ought to know about AIArticle

Artificial intelligence (AI) offers prospecting and mining operations a greater ability to target likely mineral deposits, plan new mine developments in difficult terrain, control autonomous vehicles and improve recovery rates from diamond sorting or other minerals processing...

Leanne Mostert 24 Jan 2020

#BFGlobal500: Amazon breaks $200bn mark, still world's most valuable brand
#BFGlobal500: Amazon breaks $200bn mark, still world's most valuable brandArticle

Amazon makes history as the first brand in Brand Finance Global 500 ranking to exceed $200bn value mark and retains title of world's most valuable brand for the third consecutive year...

22 Jan 2020

Three ways to create an enabling state that will minimise unemployment
Three ways to create an enabling state that will minimise unemploymentArticle

Recently, Stephen Koseff, former CEO of Investec Group, tackled the tricky conversation around the national unemployment problem, currently sitting at a staggering 29%...

Issued by SAICA 8 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: Millennials and green investingArticle

Millennials are responsible for spearheading the rise of socially and environmentally conscious investing...

Daniel Kibel 6 Jan 2020

Food for Thought from the Social Enterprise World Forum 2019
Food for Thought from the Social Enterprise World Forum 2019Article

The rise of social entrepreneurship is a topic that either excites you - or one you glance over because of a failure to understand its role and socioeconomic impact. Either way, we're here to provide some insights based on our experience at the Social Enterprise World Forum.

Jennifer Beason, Delia Sieff, Ansophie Strydom 2 Jan 2020

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends.
#BizTrends2020: The politics of rage; the quest for middle groundArticle

By the end of 2019, the rising anger around the globe was palpable, as were the divisions that fuelled the rage...

Dion Chang 18 Dec 2019

CTICC outlines 2019 integrated annual report with growing success
CTICC outlines 2019 integrated annual report with growing successArticle

As outlined in its Economic Impact Report, the CTICC has generated more than 130,465 jobs since its inception in 2003. Despite an economy that is shedding jobs, assembled shareholders heard that CTICC created or sustained 14,620 jobs in the past financial year alone...

12 Dec 2019

#PR2020 Summit speakers Nadia Hearn of Faselis, Jody Kolbee of Writers Hand Studios, Jaco Pienaar of PEAR, Sasha Knott of Job Crystal and Regine Le Roux of Reputation Matters. Missing: Robin Tindall of Lead Genius.
#PR2020: Trends in the PR influencer, recruitment, reputation and measurement spaceArticle

Held at the new 44 on Long venue, above Tiger's Milk, the PR2020 Summit shared top insights into PR trends set to continue into 2020. Here are highlights from the five speakers of the day: Robin Tindall of Lead Genius; Regine Le Roux of Reputation Matters; Sasha Knott of Job Crystal; Jody Kolbee of Writers Hand Studios; and Jaco Pienaar of PEAR...

Leigh Andrews 9 Dec 2019

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