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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Launch of the sixth Serious Social Investing Conference

  • 15 April 2015 | Opinion

Tshikululu’s sixth Serious Social Investing Conference kicked off today at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) under the theme, “Citizens today. Leaders tomorrow.”

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Citizens today. Leaders tomorrow.

Tshikululu’s sixth Serious Social Investing Conference will take place on 15 and 16 April 2015.

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Molteno Institute’s Vula Bula programme

  • 30 March 2015 | Tsepo Senoamali – CSI practitioner (education), Tshikululu | Opinion

The Molteno Institute for Language and Literacy (Molteno) was established in 1974 as a project of Rhodes University. It was funded by a grant from the Molteno Brothers Trust, from which it derives its name, and sought to explore the reasons why African learners were failing to learn English.

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South Africa’s tenuous food security situation

  • 05 March 2015 | Nonkululeko Sikakane | Opinion | Category: Health

Food security is a complex issue in South Africa, and one rarely given the recognition and attention that it so desperately needs and deserves.

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Bringing 16 years of experience into 2015

Introspection and retrospection are often the best starting points when creating a sound plan for the future, and the soil of reflection can often be fertile ground from which new ideas and improved outlooks may spring.

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Business schools need to promote CSR beyond legal and profit motives

When provided with an opportunity to work in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) sector, one is forced to reflect on the perceptions created and experience gained around CSR.

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Anglo American voted corporate with greatest development impact

  • 22 January 2015 | Opinion

Once again, Anglo American has been voted the corporate entity with the greatest development impact in terms of its CSI efforts in South Africa, a significant landmark of which Tshikululu Social Invesments is immensely proud.

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Two ways corporate South Africa can change the face of healthcare

  • 08 January 2015 | Judith Matthis | Opinion | Category: Health

As debates rage about whether healthcare professionals should receive their training in private medical schools, and about the politics of co-ordinating national health insurance, the spotlight is once again on South Africa’s healthcare system – and how it can be improved.

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Is CSI spend making any difference?

  • 23 December 2014 | Tracey Henry | Opinion

In the corporate social investment (CSI) space, money is not the problem, rather it is how we go about deciding what to support, how we go about this, what outcomes we envisage, how we monitor and evaluate progress, and whether the capacity exists to achieve this.

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