What motivates companies to do CSR? Tshikululu CEO reveals survey results

  • 03 April 2014 | Opinion

Companies are primarily motivated by their values and culture to engage in corporate social responsibility (CSR). So said Tshikululu Social Investments CEO Tracey Henry this morning at the 5th Annual CSI Conference, in presenting the results of research undertaken by Tshikululu into what motivates companies to undertake corporate social investment.

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What is the future of CSI? asks Tshikululu CFO Mthandazo Ngwenya

  • 02 April 2014 | Opinion

At Tshikululu, “practical knowledge is combined with strategic thinking and sound governance to create flexible, well-managed fund portfolios” for corporate social investment (CSI). So said Tshikululu’s chief financial officer, Mthandazo Ngwenya, in his introduction to the 5th Annual CSI Conference, sponsored by Tshikululu and taking place at the Gordon Institute of Business Science campus in Johannesburg on 2 and 3 April.

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Tribute to Professor Leana Uys

  • 28 March 2014 | Kath Defilippi | Opinion

The South African palliative care community, particularly the nurses associated with the Hospice Palliative Care Association (HPCA), were sad to learn of the death of this inspiring and generous leader.

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Great minds, great insights at the 5th annual CSI Conference

  • 26 March 2014 | Opinion

Registrations are closed, the speakers have been finalised, and it’s all systems go for the 5th annual CSI Conference, sponsored by Tshikululu Social Investments.

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Interactive learning experience in a smart way

  • 19 March 2014 | Tsepo Senoamali, CSI Practitioner, Education | Opinion

St Mary’s Interactive Learning Experience (S.M.I.L.E) was founded in 1991 with the key objective of improving the quality of teaching and learning in English (first additional language) as the core foundation for improved proficiency in all subjects in the GET and FET phases (Grades 4 to 12).

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The VCP: an initiative that tackles the root causes of crime and violence

  • 18 March 2014 | Opinion

In order to promote violence and crime prevention, the German and South African governments have agreed on a joint initiative: the Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention for Safe Public Spaces Programme.

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Broadening our horizons on education

  • 11 March 2014 | Phillip Methula, Education Specialist | Opinion

On 26 February 2014, Tshikululu Social Investments hosted Godwin Khosa, the CEO of the National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT). The purpose of the event was to provide Tshikululu staff with an overview of the scope and focus of NECT’s work in the country.

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Register now for the 5th annual CSI conference, sponsored by Tshikululu

  • 10 March 2014 | Opinion

Time is running out for registrations for the 5th annual CSI Conference, sponsored by Tshikululu Social Investments, which takes place next month.

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Reframing interventions to end gender-based violence in South Africa

  • 06 March 2014 | Opinion

On 25 February 2014 the FirstRand Foundation hosted a breakfast session focusing on interventions designed to end gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa, as part of the CSI That Works series. The event was hosted by Sizwe Nxasana, chairperson of the FirstRand Foundation. The event was dedicated to the subject of gender-based violence and followed on the Reframing Interventions to End Gender-Based Violence in South Africa research report, commissioned by the foundation.


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Peer reviews – accelerated learning

  • 05 March 2014 | Yvonne Pennington, Senior Consultant | Insight | Category: NGO Interest

The peer-review process can be an exciting forum in which to share information, experiences and innovations in an unthreatening learning environment.

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