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South Africa is set on fixing its economy. But will poor people benefit?

20/11/2018 • Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, NewsComments (0)

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been working hard to improve South Africa’s economic situation. In October he hosted a jobs summit that’s expected to produce 275 000 new jobs a year. More recently he organised an investment summit at which participants announced commitments worth R290 billion. He also announced initiatives to promote

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The Setlogane Manchidi Book Review

15/11/2018 • Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Truth B ToldComments (0)

Corporate Social Investment – a  guide to creating a meaningful legacyMany of you may know the name Setlogane Manchidi, the CSI manager for Investec whose passion, flamboyance and excellence are legendary to those who have worked with him.Last week I had

Africa Investment Forum 2018: African Financial Alliance on Climate Change (AFAC) unveils guiding principles

13/11/2018 • Africa News, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, NewsComments (0)

The African Financial Alliance on Climate Change (AFAC) unveiled its guiding principles at the recently concluded Africa Investment Forum. Launched in June 2018, AFAC aims to increase financial sector participation in climate action, in order to raise

Why CSI Managers and Funders End Up Funding the Same NGOs Time After Time?

31/10/2018 • Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press ReleaseComments (2)

Chances are high that you’re involved in closing down your own organisation! We received such great feedback from the CSI genocide article (emailed October 25) that one has to wonder why this elephant in the room has evoked so little comment before. By

Is your NGO or NPO in trouble or closing down?

25/10/2018 • Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press Release, Truth B ToldComments (0)

How corporates have singlehandedly created CSI genocide in South Africa As host of Funders’ Round, I have spoken with CSI managers who manage some of the most impressive and ground-breaking CSI budgets in South Africa.  Close conversations over the last

Sanparks Gets New Aircraft Thanks To Myplanet Rhino Fund

23/10/2018 • Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press ReleaseComments (0)

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has announced its donations for 2018, and thanks to around 34 000 supporters swiping their MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet cards at participating retailers, R2 940 000 was raised over the past year. This is vital funding to help boost

Mr Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Public Enterprises delivered this address via video at Nation Builder’s In Good Company 2018 conference.

15/10/2018 • Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the GoComments (0)

    Context: Nation Builder is an initiative that inspires and equips businesses to lead social change. Nation Builder believes that businesses can play a key role in strengthening South Africa, its people and the underlying social structures that

Funders Round South Africa was successful because you showed up!

02/10/2018 • Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, NewsComments (1)

The success of our second Funders’ Round South Africa lies in the fact that you – and so many others – showed up.  Funders who attended this round included Sasol, Balwin Properties, Tigerbrands, IDC, Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Hollard and

Research: To Be a Good Leader, Start By Being a Good Follower LABOR Why More Cities Should Offer Summer Jobs for Teens

27/08/2018 • Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, Global, Global News, head, Home, Latest News, News, On the GoComments (0)

Recently, the United States marked a record seven-year stretch of continuous monthly job creation, resulting in a historically low unemployment rate of 4%. In addition to signaling a strong economy, a tight labor market typically improves job prospects for

2018 Resolution Social Venture Challenge Winners Announced

22/08/2018 • Africa News, Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, News, On the GoComments (0)

17 AUG 2018 | SAVE | EMAIL | PRINT |  PDF     Fifteen teams have been selected as the winners of the 2018 Resolution Social Venture Challenge. A total of thirty teams of Mastercard Foundation scholars gathered in Kigali, Rwanda to compete in the