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Target to spend more than $2bn with Black-owned businesses by 2025
Target to spend more than $2bn with Black-owned businesses by 2025Article

Target will add products from more than 500 Black-owned businesses across its multi-category assortment and increase its spend with more Black-owned companies...

8 Apr 2021

#BizTrends2021: Leadership during Covid-19 and beyond
#BizTrends2021: Leadership during Covid-19 and beyondArticle

Popularised by the US Army as a result of the extreme conditions in Afghanistan and Iraq, the acronym VUCA - volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - was widely used to refer to our pre-Covid world... Then the pandemic hit...

Faeeza Khan 4 Jan 2021

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Beyond Women's Month (Part 2)Article

Part 2 of Solani Hlayisi, group account director at Wunderman Thompson and Babalwa Nyembezi, head of digital at Net#work BBDO's discussion about Women's Day and the role brands and corporates could play in meaningfully engaging with this day...

Solani Hlayisi & Babalwa Nyembezi 17 Aug 2020

Funding the rise of the female-led digital economy in Africa
Funding the rise of the female-led digital economy in AfricaArticle

When it comes to making good business decisions, representation matters. Always...

Janade du Plessis and Kashira Naidoo 6 Aug 2020

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Brands may support Black Lives Matter, but advertising still needs to decoloniseArticle

But even though brands are stepping up and making statements, the broader industries behind these messages also need interrogating. Decolonisation, for example, is rarely discussed in my field, advertising - and it needs to be...

Carl W Jones 29 Jun 2020

PepsiCo commits $400m in support of racial justice and equality
PepsiCo commits $400m in support of racial justice and equalityArticle

PepsiCo CEO and chairman Ramon Laguarta announced on Twitter the CPG conglomerate's commitment to doing their part to help dismantle the systemic racial barriers that block social and economic progress for Black people in the US.

17 Jun 2020

7% Tribe launches to advance the female workforce
7% Tribe launches to advance the female workforceArticle

Inspired by the insight that only 7% of executive directorships in South Africa are held by women, the 7% Tribe is a movement which aims to equip women with the skills and networks they need to get ahead in the workplace...

Jessica Tennant 31 Aug 2018

Closed Cannes
Closed CannesArticle

A week of sojourning in the French summer has drawn to a close. Cannes 2018 was different for everyone, that much is clear...

Jarred Cinman 26 Jun 2018

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Auditing profession must look beyond the numbers for real transformationArticle

IRBA outlines its concerns around the slow pace of transformation of the financial services sector before parliament...

15 Mar 2017

New talent to the fore in Man Booker Prize shortlist
New talent to the fore in Man Booker Prize shortlistArticle

Judges for top British literary award the Man Booker Prize spurned big-name novelists in favour of experimental new talent as they announced their shortlist in London...

14 Sep 2016

#Loeries2016: Creative conversations with Jimmy Smith
#Loeries2016: Creative conversations with Jimmy SmithArticle

Jury panel leader for the Loeries' print, outdoor and out of home category for 2016, Jimmy Smith shares his views on gender equality in advertising as well as his best ways to get out of a creativity rut...

Leigh Andrews 21 Jul 2016

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[One Show 2016] The award show with purposeArticle

In this exclusive interview I speak to Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of the One Club and One Show Awards taking place in New York City this week, about what true diversity means in terms of both gender and race throughout the industry...

Ann Nurock 11 May 2016

Madiba campaign to be launched
Madiba campaign to be launchedArticle

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, in partnership with Brand South Africa, will launch the "Play your Part for Madiba" campaign on Monday, 6 July 2015...

6 Jul 2015

New Dean of Law for UCT
New Dean of Law for UCTArticle

The University of Cape Town has appointed Professor Penelope (Penny) Andrews as the new Dean of the Faculty of Law...

2 Jul 2015

'Rhodes rage' shifts up a gear
'Rhodes rage' shifts up a gearArticle

Cecil John Rhodes' days are numbered. After a week of student protest, the UCT vice-chancellor has given the clearest indication yet that he believes the controversial statue of Rhodes should be moved from its "pride of place, at the focal point of the campus"...

Reitumetse L Pitso, Shaun Smillie and Poppy Louw 19 Mar 2015

Real life imagined on the big screen
Real life imagined on the big screenArticle

Truth is most definitely stranger than fiction in film and this week you can unravel the mystery behind a deadly conspiracy in Kill The Messenger, explore Stephen Hawking's mindscape with The Theory of Everything, and join a woman on her journey to absolute freedom in Wild...

Daniel Dercksen 27 Feb 2015

Salary survey reveals ongoing inequalities
Salary survey reveals ongoing inequalitiesArticle

The third annual Careers24 Salary Survey, released earlier this week, reveals that despite South African organisations' commitment to gender and racial equality, differences among the demographics suggest that many are still unconvinced.

27 Jan 2010

'Happier' South Africans went to the pollsArticle

South Africans feel their country is doing a lot better than a year ago when it comes to education, business prospects, media freedom and gender equality, according to data released this week by FutureFact 2006.

1 Mar 2006

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