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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...

2 days ago

October outreach campaign benefits local NGOs
October outreach campaign benefits local NGOsArticle

Throughout October, various charity organisations and NGOs across South Africa were the beneficiaries of the annual RE Cares Month...

Issued by LexisNexis 13 Nov 2019

How Vollar is serving brands certainty with their CSI
How Vollar is serving brands certainty with their CSIArticle

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

Can CSR engage employees in a new South African narrative?
Can CSR engage employees in a new South African narrative?Article

The law demands it. Employees want it. Your company needs it. The case for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a business imperative is a done deal. Or is it?...

Issued by icandi CQ 26 Jul 2019

Embracing Mandela Day spirit
Embracing Mandela Day spiritArticle

Over 600 staff members from LexisNexis South Africa's six regional offices put their hands to a variety of different projects in honour of our national hero, Nelson Mandela's birthday...

Issued by LexisNexis 23 Jul 2019

Get involved and take a girl child to work
Get involved and take a girl child to workArticle

Cell C's Take a Girl Child to Work is one of South Africa's largest collaborative acts of volunteerism, with more than 550 organisations to host girl learners aged 13-18 in their workplace over three days this year...

3 May 2019

Employee volunteering growing rapidly, communities and corporates reap benefits
Employee volunteering growing rapidly, communities and corporates reap benefitsArticle

While still an immature industry in South Africa, employee volunteering is growing rapidly in the country and punching above its weight...

3 May 2019

Young leaders - do you want to be a Mandela Washington Fellow?
Young leaders - do you want to be a Mandela Washington Fellow?Article

The 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is open for entry, inviting young South African leaders to apply for the chance to go to the US...

14 Sep 2018

Messages of hope for those affected by cancer
Messages of hope for those affected by cancerArticle

All those affected by cancer are being granted the opportunity to write messages of hope on two new vehicles and on their race numbers as part of the annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer...

Issued by Algoa FM 12 Sep 2018

Shoprite to stage cleanup events across Africa on World Cleanup Day
Shoprite to stage cleanup events across Africa on World Cleanup DayArticle

The Shoprite Group will be staging cleanup events across Africa on 15 September 2018, marking World Cleanup Day...

4 Sep 2018

Shoprite to stage cleanup events across Africa on World Cleanup DayArticle

The Shoprite Group will be staging cleanup events across Africa on 15 September 2018, marking World Cleanup Day...

Issued by 4 Sep 2018

#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready
#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work readyArticle

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet recently partnered with Better SA to host a collaborative volunteer event to help address youth unemployment in SA...

18 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Sandton Central community takes #ActionAgainstPoverty
#Mandela100: Sandton Central community takes #ActionAgainstPovertyArticle

Sandton Central and its community of people and businesses have a number of initiatives planned for Mandela Day 2018...

5 Jul 2018

ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight
ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flightArticle

ACSA, looking to drive social upliftment within the poverty nodes surrounding its nine airports, has invested heavily in supporting disadvantaged individuals from these communities...

Sindy Peters 3 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Pick n Pay, FoodForward SA set goal of over one million meals
#Mandela100: Pick n Pay, FoodForward SA set goal of over one million mealsArticle

The goal for Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA's 2018 Mandela Day Food Drive is to collect 250 tonnes of food over three days...

3 Jul 2018

The 'Uber of volunteering' has arrived in the Mother City
The 'Uber of volunteering' has arrived in the Mother CityArticle

After launching in Johannesburg almost a year ago, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet and Better SA have announced...

31 May 2018

SA's Brownie Points helps corporates streamline their CSR
SA's Brownie Points helps corporates streamline their CSRArticle

South African startup Brownie Points is helping corporate businesses streamline their CSR processes by providing a digital platform that helps them design, run and measure impact initiatives...

Tom Jackson 1 Feb 2018

Motsoaledi and West in action.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Fast-track innovation with design-thinking methodologyArticle

Lethabo Motsoaledi and Matthew Westaway are the dynamic engineering-educated duo and joint CEOs behind disruptive intelligence innovation studio, Motsoaledi & West. Here's why design thinking is a must for any business.

Leigh Andrews 22 Nov 2017

Implementing social innovation strategies at a systemic level: A wish list for 2018
Implementing social innovation strategies at a systemic level: A wish list for 2018Article

Spring has officially sprung and we're heading towards the planning phase for the forthcoming financial year. There is no better time to clean out the CSI closet and consider more innovative approaches that can equip us to better manage risk, face challenges and maximise opportunities along the value chain.

Reana Rossouw, Issued by Next Generation 15 Sep 2017

Christel House graduates start school mentorship programme
Christel House graduates start school mentorship programmeArticle

A group of graduates from Christel House, a school serving Cape Town's poorest communities, have started a mentorship programme designed to ensure that matriculants at the school are given the greatest chance of success...

28 Aug 2017

#CSIMonth: Leaving a legacy of good
#CSIMonth: Leaving a legacy of goodArticle

Natasha Reuben, head of transformation at Dell tells us more about the 2020 Legacy of Good plan and how the company is making a difference through technology...

Ilse van den Berg 25 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Nedbank takes holistic approach to building and supporting effective schools
#CSIMonth: Nedbank takes holistic approach to building and supporting effective schoolsArticle

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

Image Source:  - Kyle visiting with a family in Greece
Airbnb hosts open their homes to those in needArticle

In more than 65 emergencies around the world, our community has opened their doors, and spare bedrooms, to those in desperate need of a safe harbor...

Joe Gebbia 12 Jun 2017

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Partnership to boost hands-on volunteerismArticle

Fundraising programme, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet has partnered with NPO, Better SA for an innovative hop-on-hop-off minibus service facilitating volunteer experiences...

6 Jun 2017

Volunteer during Responsible Business Week
Volunteer during Responsible Business WeekArticle

Responsible Business Week, being held from 24-28 April 2017, is a good time to implement Employee Volunteer Programmes...

6 Apr 2017

Diversifying staff skill sets through volunteer programmes
Diversifying staff skill sets through volunteer programmesArticle

Companies are increasingly encouraging employees to provide their professional services to non-profit organisations (NPOs) at no cost...

30 Mar 2017

Thomas Schaefer, chairman and MD of VW Group SA and Themba Kojana, head of department for the Eastern Cape Dept of Education.
VW Community Trust launches first literacy centre in UitenhageArticle

The Volkswagen Community Trust has opened its first literacy centre at Ntlemeza Primary School in Uitenhage, with the aim to provide structured literacy support to learners, teachers and parents...

19 Mar 2017

Does staff volunteerism really have an impact?
Does staff volunteerism really have an impact?Article

If we truly want to create value from our corporate social investment (CSI) efforts - the question we should be asking is...

Charlene Lackay 17 Mar 2017

Consumer trends in North Africa
Consumer trends in North AfricaArticle

JWT MENA Future 100 report on consumer drivers of change and behaviour for brands across the region…

7 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Enhancing effective CSI initiatives
#BizTrends2017: Enhancing effective CSI initiativesArticle

The last few years have seen vast growth in corporate social investment (CSI) programmes. Businesses are taking heed of the strategic advantage generated from social programmes, and are beginning to understand and appreciate how a commitment to a healthier society drives the sustainability of business...

Helen Fraser 29 Dec 2016

Local charities benefit from global community care drive
Local charities benefit from global community care driveArticle

RE Cares is an annual global community programme spearheaded by leading content and technology solutions provider, LexisNexis South Africa, through its global parent company, the RELX Group...

Issued by LexisNexis 14 Oct 2016

Old Mutual employees commended for volunteerism
Old Mutual employees commended for volunteerismArticle

Old Mutual's recently held annual Staff Volunteerism Awards commended those who put others before themselves...

12 Sep 2016

Windswept on Chapman’s Peak.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Josephine BuysArticle

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Josephine Buys, CEO of SA's digital trade body, the IAB SA...

Leigh Andrews 2 Aug 2016

UCKG's groups embrace the call to take action and inspire change every day
UCKG's groups embrace the call to take action and inspire change every dayArticle

In preparation for Mandela Day, Women in Action handmade thousands of warm blankets which were distributed nationally to those in need of some warmth and cosy comfort...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 26 Jul 2016

Legal guide released to tackle HIV/AIDS stigma and discrimination
Legal guide released to tackle HIV/AIDS stigma and discriminationArticle

A new handbook, published by LexisNexis South Africa, aims to facilitate easy access to the law relating to HIV and AIDS in South Africa...

Issued by LexisNexis 21 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: Social change starts with care
#MandelaMonth: Social change starts with careArticle

Leading up to International Nelson Mandela Day, approximately 400 employees took part in Chevron South Africa's Month of Caring...

18 Jul 2016

From left: Vernon Naidoo, VW Community Trust; Remmington Zokufa, trustee of VW Community Trust; Percy Smith, director: HR at Volkswagen Group South Africa; Thomas Schaefer, chairman and MD: Volkswagen Group South Africa; Nonkqubela Maliza, director: corporate and government affairs at Volkswagen Group South Africa and Alice Nkqayi, principal at Ntlemeza Primary School.
#MandelaMonth: Volkswagen gets hands-on in UitenhageArticle

Volkswagen Group South Africa's Show of Hands volunteers dedicated 300 minutes of their time and skills painting and gardening...

18 Jul 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Why company culture matters: Creating a community at workArticle

When you think of company culture, what comes to mind? For many, it might be the startup with its laidback nature, open plan office space, and tabletop games...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 24 Jun 2016

Five successful years for Mall of the North
Five successful years for Mall of the NorthArticle

Polokwane's Mall of the North is to celebrate its fifth anniversary today, 14 April 2016...

14 Apr 2016

PRISM Awards announces changes to its Lifetime Achievement Award
PRISM Awards announces changes to its Lifetime Achievement AwardArticle

"The award recognises a lifetime of distinguished achievement and outstanding contribution to the advancement of public relations, rather than for a single contribution, no matter how monumental," explains Bridget von Holdt, Convenor of the PRISM Awards...

Issued by Prism Awards 26 Feb 2016

Barloworld brings relief to Alexandra crèches
Barloworld brings relief to Alexandra crèchesArticle

Late last year, Barloworld, in partnership with Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa, initiated a meal packing initiative to tackle hunger in communities...

15 Jan 2016

Responsible brands are big business in SA
Responsible brands are big business in SAArticle

The 2015 Nielsen Global Corporate Sustainability Report shows that 68% of South African consumers are willing to pay more for brands that come from companies who are committed to positive social and environmental impact...

Issued by Nielsen 9 Dec 2015

Research indicates sustainability increases brands' bottom line
Research indicates sustainability increases brands' bottom lineArticle

The latest market insights from Nielsen show that brands with a commitment to sustainability are no longer just a 'nice to have' but also have a real effect on businesses' bottom-line...

8 Dec 2015

Marion Marais
Sustainable tourism in SAArticle

Travel is the most shared experience on social media and with close to 13 million active Facebook users in SA, there is great potential for destination marketers to promote sustainability projects through storytelling online...

Marion Marais, Issued by BOOMTOWN 28 Sep 2015

Indy Cares
Indy CaresArticle

Independent Media staff members throughout the country came out in full force to participate in a number of activities to celebrate Mandela Day in July...

Issued by Independent Media 5 Aug 2015

UCKG's groups make the world a better place as they continue to serve others on Mandela Day
UCKG's groups make the world a better place as they continue to serve others on Mandela DayArticle

While many people respond to the call to engage in social responsibility projects for 67 minutes on Mandela Day, for UCKG pastors and their wives, serving others is a way of life, making every day a Mandela Day...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 22 Jul 2015

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