A finalist for the 2019 SAB Foundation Social Innovation Award, Vollar has been making waves on the social enterprise scene since its inception. The new digital currency, as its name suggests, comes with an interesting twist...
Sindy Peters 23 Sep 2019
Black Friday, the most celebrated shopping day of the year, abounds with tales of fistfights over discounted televisions or even stampedes as consumers rush to get that low-priced sweater they saw in an ad...
Colleen P. Kirk 21 Nov 2018
Mimecast Limited has announced the launch of its Global Citizenship program, that aims to support charitable organisations that are building resilience in communities...
12 Oct 2018
MediaCom's philosophy is to always put "People first." This mindset guides the company's criteria in everything they do, including partnerships. Forever Changed was, therefore, the ideal fit...
Issued by MediaCom 28 Jun 2018
The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 19 June with the 2018 Cannes Outdoor Lions announced during the Communication award ceremony...
19 Jun 2018
Volunteer tourism, or voluntourism, is an emerging trend of travel linked to "doing good". Yet these efforts to help people and the environment have come under heavy criticism...
Andrea Freidus 13 Nov 2017
Nedbank recently launched a new Schools Healthy Lifestyle Programme, offered in partnership with Colgate, Futurelife, the ICRD Group Foundation and KwaZulu-Natal Departments of Education and Health...
Sindy Peters 16 Jul 2017
A charity that specialises in rescuing and rehabilitating bulldogs and associated breeds, Bulldog Rescue Angels will host its first Golf Day to raise some much-needed funds...
2 Jun 2017
Well-designed employee volunteering programmes foster employee engagement, says Andy Hadfield, CEO of forgood - the South African volunteer and donation matching portal...
26 Oct 2016
Youth-led research shows young Africans still face many obstacles when entering the labour market...
21 Jun 2016
Boeing's now-iconic 747 Jumbo Jet revolutionised travel in the 1970s by making mass international air travel affordable. Now trends indicate that a second revolution is underway...
11 May 2016
Millward Brown Vermeer led an unprecedented global research initiative, "Marketing2020 - Organising for Growth", which examined how over-performing organisations align marketing strategy, structure and capability to unleash business growth...
New research from Sage shows that business owners are investing in the future but would like to see more action from the Government...
8 Oct 2015
UPS has released its 13th annual Sustainability Report which highlights its growing investment in alternative fuel, advanced technology...
31 Jul 2015
RockCorps is changing the face of entertainment sponsorship by letting volunteers earn tickets to high-profile music concerts by participating in volunteer projects...
Leigh Andrews 6 Feb 2015
Nedbank hosted its annual Staff Community Builders Awards on Thursday at RoomFive in Rivonia, Johannesburg, with the purpose of recognising its employees for being active citizens...
21 Nov 2014
In loving memory of the father of our beloved nation, Tata Nelson Mandela, On the Dot Pamphlets visited Dorah's Ark Children's Home in Roodepoort on Friday, 18 July, to lend a helping hand...
Issued by On the Dot 30 Jul 2014
The Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (URCSA) Tshwane youth has scheduled a Career Day on Saturday 14 June 2014, at 9 Matseke Street, Atteridgeville from 9am to 3pm.
12 Jun 2014
The challenges associated with finding employment - especially during the current economically difficult times - are probably more daunting to first time job seekers, who do not know the job search landscape and don't know what to expect.
12 May 2014
Survey reveals reading newspapers, listening to music and shopping for groceries are weekly activities engaged by more than half Malaysians.
28 Oct 2013
On 18 July 2013, General Motors South Africa (GMSA), along with employees from GM dealer Williams Hunt PE and players from the Chevrolet Warriors Cricket Team, carried out volunteer work at the the Esinelitha Day Care Centre in Walmer, Port Elizabeth, as part of the Nelson Mandela Day 67 Minutes for Madiba campaign.
19 Jul 2013
Mandela Day has arrived, bringing with it a host of community-related initiatives running throughout the month of July. As a volunteer, there are a number of options and obligations you need to be aware of and keep in mind when working with a charity.
Louise Bick 18 Jul 2013
A life-long investment in the health of both HIV positive and negative patients is the key to managing the disease and living a full life irrespective of one's status. This is the message confirmed by doctors and health caregivers who met with international hematology and hemotherapy specialist, Dr Albertina Vieira, who was in South Africa for World Aids Day 2012.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 12 Dec 2012
The highs of graduation are often followed by a harsh reality check with many job seekers coming down to earth with an unexpected bump. The tough economic landscape, shrinking job market and heightened competition can be disheartening to graduates, but here are 12 tried-and-tested tips on how to front up to these challenges.
Niteske Marshall 21 Nov 2012
The fact that the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2012 is being held in Thailand was all the motivation Brazilian Sthefania Vieira de Lacerda, needed to travel more than 10,000 miles to volunteer at the tournament in which 24 teams will compete for world futsal supremacy, FIFA.com website reports.
30 Oct 2012
The revised Employment Equity Act Code seeks to assist employers and workers in developing appropriate means to manage aspects of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) within the workplace.
17 Sep 2012
Volunteers from all walks of life gathered in Livingstone, Zambia during July 2012 and found common ground in a passion for the environment. Initiated by Cape Town-based Greenpop, we spent three weeks planting 4135 trees; in joining the "treevolution", everyone arrived with something to give, and took away with them a little more ...
Sindy Peters 14 Aug 2012
The importance of education, awareness and early detection in diagnosing and treating cancer and HIV/Aids successfully was highlighted by haematology and haemotherapy specialist, Dr Albertina Vieira, who visited South Africa in July.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 18 Jul 2012
The charity arm of Absa, Sešego Cares, is donating 1000 pairs of TOMS shoes, some blankets and winter clothing to Kingdom Authority Bible Church (KABC), Lamula Orphanage in Naturena, south of Johannesburg and Ikusasa Lethu Youth Project, in Freedom Park.
14 Jun 2012
July is Mental Illness Awareness Month. We have a fairly good idea of what we should be doing to look after our physical health, but when it comes to mental wellbeing, many of us have no idea where to begin. The good news is that some of the things that you need to do to assist healthy brain function are the same things that will keep you physically fit and healthy.
Graham Anderson 20 Jul 2011
In short, if you want to keep your brain healthy, it turns out that visiting friends, attending parties, and even going to church might be just as good for you as crossword puzzles. It's rather along the lines of... use it... or lose it.
30 May 2011
Post-holiday blues affecting the productivity of your staff members? The CRF Institute shares some interesting ways forward-thinking companies are using to revive their staff and get them excited and motivated for the year ahead
Issued by Top Employers Institute 26 Jan 2011
What, exactly, does "successful aging" mean? For more than a half century, researchers and gerontologists have argued whether successful aging is better defined subjectively (how older adults view their own state of aging) or objectively (physical disease-related disability or mental decline). Answering this question is more than an academic exercise.
23 Jul 2010
After more than a decade of volunteer work in Angola's rural Matala district in the southern province of Huila, a Finnish doctor is seeing maternal mortality rates gradually come down in a country where about one in every 70 women dies in childbirth.
17 May 2010
The chairman of the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa, Farouk Meyer, this week announced the appointment of Dr. Vash Mungal-Singh as CEO of the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa. Dr. Vash Mungal-Singh succeeds outgoing CEO, Robert de Souza, who recently retired after almost 20 years at the helm.
20 Apr 2010