Reflections on Mandela Day

  • 17 July 2015 | Tracey Henry | Opinion

Mandela inspired our nation to celebrate the gift of giving and practice acts of kindness. The 18th of July is a great opportunity for employees, who don’t encounter the harsh reality of poverty and/or inequality on a daily basis, to experience what it may feel like to walk in the shoes of someone less fortunate.

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Social innovation: changing times, changing lives

  • 29 June 2015 | Lisa Temkin-Todes, Client Relationship Manager | Insight

With a great deal of social innovation taking place in South Africa, it’s the ideal time to be inspired by some of the latest solutions being used in local healthcare …

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The business case for capacity building

  • 25 June 2015 | Tracey Henry, CEO | Insight

Capacity building is a term associated with interventions geared towards strengthening the functioning of non-profit organisations. Because it should be an integral part of any business’s development plan, both profit and non-profit organisations need to make it a priority.

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Business leaders have a responsibility to be active advocates in and partners to society

  • 18 June 2015 | Godfrey Gomwe | Opinion

The future of both business and our country is dependent on the agility and informed decision-making of leaders across all sectors of our society – and their ability to partner with others to enable economic growth and social development.

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New report demonstrates the power and impact of communication in the social investment space

  • 11 June 2015 | Adam Boros, Specialist Services Manager: Tshikululu | Opinion

An innovative collaboration between Tshikululu and GrantCraft has seen the recent launch of the Communication that Counts: Lessons from South African Social Investors report.

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Cheryl Carolus: The power of the youth

  • 05 June 2015 | Opinion

At her recent presentation at Tshikululu’s Serious Social Investing Conference, Peotona chairperson and political activist Cheryl Carolus emphasised the importance of investing in the youth.

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Inspiring a culture of social investment: lessons from the ends of the earth

  • 29 May 2015 | Carina van Wyk | Opinion

Not many people have had to endure temperatures as low as -68°C, let alone walk a distance of 600km across the freezing North Magnetic Pole over a period of six weeks.

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Dr Sizwe Mabizela talks serious matters at Serious Social Investing Conference

  • 20 May 2015 | Kolosa Vuso | Opinion

Tshikululu’s recent sixth Serious Social Investing Conference saw robust discussions and talks about South Africa’s most important issues.

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Brand Pretorius: The five characteristics of good leaders

  • 21 April 2015 | Opinion

Seasoned business leader Brand Pretorius shared his insights on the characteristics of a good leader at Tshikululu’s recent Serious Social Investing Conference.

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Dr Vincent Maphai: The role of business in manifesting socioeconomic change

  • 21 April 2015 | Opinion

In his talk at Tshikululu’s Serious Social Investment Conference recently, Dr Vincent Maphai drew correlations between the current state of affairs in South Africa and the circumstances that contributed to the shifts that the country saw in 1976.

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