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Isaac Motaung (Pick n Pay), Suzanne Ackerman-Berman (Pick n Pay), TP Nchocho (Land Bank) and Syndey Soundy (Land Bank)
Land Bank, Pick n Pay signs MoU to develop emerging black-owned agribusinesses

Land Bank and Pick n Pay have signed a MoU which will see both parties collaborate in supporting black emerging agribusinesses to develop them into fully-fledged commercial businesses

5 hours ago

#CSIMonth: Providing skills and employment from the Ground Up
#CSIMonth: Providing skills and employment from the Ground Up

Skills development and job creation not-for-profit Learn to Earn South Africa has been offering “a hand up, not a hand out” to the unemployed in underprivileged communities for almost 30 years

By Shan Radcliffe 1 day ago

#CSIMonth: Stop in for a little Khof & Khuk
#CSIMonth: Stop in for a little Khof & Khuk

Thato Mafokoane doesn't just want to run his own bakery. No, Khof & Khuk in Nellmapius, Pretoria, is much more than that

1 day ago

Mearns Farm (Image Supplied)
#CSIMonth: Agricultural transformation is a multigenerational, multi-stakeholder undertaking

"We understood that we couldn't create new jobs, facilitate more access to land and opportunity, without providing the means for people to share their skills and technical know-how"

By Cari Coetzee 2 days ago

Celebrating a great man's legacy
Celebrating a great man's legacy

On 18 July 2017 South Africans from all walks of life celebrated Mandela Day. For 2017, Cipla's week-long campaign kicked off on 12 July with its awesome Mandela Day team hard at work packing over 900 food hampers

Issued by Cipla 2 days ago

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

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

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

#CSIMonth: Imbalie Beauty Academy opens doors into the industry
#CSIMonth: Imbalie Beauty Academy opens doors into the industry

South African beauty franchise group Imbalie Beauty has become a key player in South Africa's robust franchising industry

By Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Does your brand walk its CSR talk?
#CSIMonth: Does your brand walk its CSR talk?

Ken Egbas, founder of The SERAS, unpacks some of the awards' most significant impacts on the African CSR landscape

By Sindy Peters 21 Jul 2017

SAB Foundation partners HeePD, contributes R2.1m
SAB Foundation partners HeePD, contributes R2.1m

The SAB Foundation has contributed R2,100,000 to Hub Employment Ecosystems for People with Disabilities (HeePD) as part of its partnership

20 Jul 2017

The 2017 Resolution Social Venture Challenge winners
Winners of Resolution Social Venture Challenge agents of change in their communities

21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded

20 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Mouton Foundation celebrates 10 years of community upliftment in Citrusdal
#CSIMonth: Mouton Foundation celebrates 10 years of community upliftment in Citrusdal

Carmién Tea, through its social upliftment arm The Mouton Foundation, has contributed R17m towards community upliftment over the past decade

By Sindy Peters 17 Jul 2017

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

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

By Sindy Peters 17 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: How Smile 90.4FM uses the power of radio to make a positive difference
#CSIMonth: How Smile 90.4FM uses the power of radio to make a positive difference

To end off its recent Winter Wish programme, the Smile 90.4FM team went to meet with the children of The Learning Vine Tutor Centre, delivering boxes of stationery and toys to the value of R10,000

By Sindy Peters 17 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Corobrik supports skills development, social upliftment in its CSI efforts
#CSIMonth: Corobrik supports skills development, social upliftment in its CSI efforts

A core focus in the Corobrik CSI strategy is upskilling members of the communities in which it operates

By Sindy Peters 17 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: DJ Sox, Mama Elphia Ngalo 'bead' down the competition in the annual Relate challenge
#CSIMonth: DJ Sox, Mama Elphia Ngalo 'bead' down the competition in the annual Relate challenge

The judges had a tough time of it in selecting the winning duo in this year's Relate Trust beading challenge, but DJ Sox and Mama Elphia Ngalo eventually came out tops

By Sindy Peters 17 Jul 2017

Coronation brings adventure to reading
Coronation brings adventure to reading

Coronation Fund Managers recently established two new Reading Adventure Rooms as part of its initiative to bolster literacy among learners in Grade R to Grade 3

Issued by Coronation 13 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: How WNS SA fosters community spirit in its CSI initiatives to create a magical change
#CSIMonth: How WNS SA fosters community spirit in its CSI initiatives to create a magical change

WNS SA has four key initiatives that form part of its CSI strategy, one of which is its Youth4Change Movement which aims to assist young South Africans bring about positive change within their schools and communities

By Sindy Peters 13 Jul 2017

Change Makers campaign highlights ATIFY's conscious couture
Change Makers campaign highlights ATIFY's conscious couture

Up-and-coming fashion designer Lukhanyo Mdingi has joined the Smirnoff Change Makers campaign, which highlights creatives who are bringing attention to issues

12 Jul 2017

Ton Rulkens via  - Ancuabe district of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique (2011)
New project to transform forest management in Mozambique

A new $6m project which will strengthen sustainable forest management and contribute to Mozambique achieving Sustainable Development Goal 15 on forests has been announced

12 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Building the future through early childhood development
#CSIMonth: Building the future through early childhood development

Founded by Phillip Shapiro in 2006, Build the Future is a non-profit organisation that facilitates early childhood development through learning and nutrition programmes in informal settlements in Johannesburg and KwaZulu-Natal

By Sindy Peters 12 Jul 2017

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Smallholder farmers in Kenya in the race against climate change

By adopting agroforestry and improved agricultural practices, a community in western Kenya has increased their income and improved their living standards. They are now training other farmers to do the same

By Susan Onyango 11 Jul 2017

Empathy, economic growth and redistribution key to overcoming racial tensions
Empathy, economic growth and redistribution key to overcoming racial tensions

The most obvious factor stoking racial tension in South Africa is structural socio-economic inequality, which is heavily, though not exclusively, influenced by race. This is according to Dr Gavin Andersson

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 10 Jul 2017

Enterprises UP presents wastewater management and treatment short course
Enterprises UP presents wastewater management and treatment short course

Enterprises University of Pretoria's short courses on water quality management and effluent treatment challenge attendees to come up with innovations and designs that will assist in recycling wastewater

By Marleny Arnoldi, Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 10 Jul 2017

#Homesewn: K-Way's lean local manufacturing machine
#Homesewn: K-Way's lean local manufacturing machine

South Africa's clothing and textile industry has seen some trying times. In the past 15 years, jobs in the local sector have decreased from 200,000 to 19,000

By Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Jul 2017

SANParks opens 2017 Kudu Green School Initiative
SANParks opens 2017 Kudu Green School Initiative

South African National Parks (SANParks) has launched its annual Kudu Green School Initiative (KGSI) Programme for 2017

10 Jul 2017

L-R: Mercia Mserumule, Edcon executive for CSI & Sustainability; Tina Thiart, director of the 1000 Women Trust; and Phindi Gule, marketing and communications director of Edcon.
#CSIMonth: Orange is the new black at Edgars

After running successful pilots in both Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, Edgars recently launched its UNiTE Orange Day campaign in the Western Cape

By Sindy Peters 7 Jul 2017

uMATI project manager, Graham Armstrong with Mayor of Mpofana, Xolani Duma, who has offered his full support to the initiative.
KZN Midlands farmers driving agricultural transformation on all levels

uMATI - with the agenda to facilitate meaningful change from the ground up - is a non-profit organisation initially established in 2015 out of a need to create a sustainable water supply for the community in the area

6 Jul 2017

School SleepOut ambassadors. Image supplied.
CEO SleepOut launches digital publication, KIDlanthropy

The CEO SleepOut launces a digital publication for high school learners to expand the message of empathy, philanthropy and social entrepreneurship

4 Jul 2017

Amore Paulsen in the Laastedrif library
Ceres grower a leader in transformation

As early as in 2003, 60% of the ownership of Morceaux farm, a 93-hectare apple and pear farm adjacent to Ceres and part of the Laastedrif business, was transferred to a group of farm workers

30 Jun 2017

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Legacy of trailblazing

“Over the years we realise that there is a huge shift in thinking regarding agriculture in Africa. Increasingly, African agriculture is viewed no longer as just as a development project needing aid, but much more"

By Kristy Jooste 29 Jun 2017

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