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'South Africa Matters' in the spotlight at 2018 In Good Company Conference
'South Africa Matters' in the spotlight at 2018 In Good Company Conference

The annual In Good Company Conference will take place 21 August at the Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria...

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#Mandela100: Centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth - a tribute in poems
#Mandela100: Centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth - a tribute in poems

The centenary of the birth of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela offers a rich opportunity to reflect on the life of South Africa's extraordinary political leader...

By Louise Bethlehem and Karin Berkman 3 days ago

#Mandela100: 'We have no choice but to move forward' - Obama
#Mandela100: 'We have no choice but to move forward' - Obama

"Let me tell you what I believe. I believe in Nelson Mandela's vision, I believe in a vision shared by Gandhi and King..."

18 Jul 2018

Change a life through education this Mandela Day
Change a life through education this Mandela Day

East Coast Radio is teaming up with UKZN to mobilise the people of the KwaZulu-Natal to assist underfunded students complete their studies by donating as little as R67 this Mandela Day...

Issued by East Coast Radio 17 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: What NPOs wish corporates knew before Mandela Day
#Mandela100: What NPOs wish corporates knew before Mandela Day

In a recent poll of over 200 NPOs, we asked them what their biggest challenge was when it came to working with corporates...

By Joanne van der Walt 16 Jul 2018

Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse celebrates Mandela 100 with tribute playlist on Deezer
Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse celebrates Mandela 100 with tribute playlist on Deezer

South African musician Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse has compiled a special tribute playlist for Nelson Mandela's centenary birthday on music service Deezer...

16 Jul 2018

The Hidden Flag
#FairnessFirst: Not-so-secretly supporting Pride Month with Russia's #thehiddenflag

The Fifa World Cup settled the global gaze on Russia for the past few weeks. While July 2018 has been a time of football celebration, it's also Pride Month. So while 'gay propaganda' is still banned in Russia, that doesn't mean there's been a lack of rainbow support - where there's will, there's a way...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jul 2018

Beautiful News renews partnership with Mercedes-Benz to continue sharing inspiring stories
Beautiful News renews partnership with Mercedes-Benz to continue sharing inspiring stories

Mercedes-Benz has announced the renewal of its partnership with Beautiful News, which means Beautiful News will keep telling its stories through powerful short films and photographs...

12 Jul 2018

Dove global women.
#Mandela100: Dove goes beyond skin-deep beauty with No Digital Distortion Mark

We've seen a marked rise in returning to real values and letting a brand's humanity and true beauty shine through its messaging in 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: 100 volunteering opportunities across SA
#Mandela100: 100 volunteering opportunities across SA

Volunteering platform Forgood.co.za has compiled a comprehensive list of 100 volunteering opportunities for Mandela Day...

11 Jul 2018

Heart FM presenters to brave the cold for blanket collection drive
Heart FM presenters to brave the cold for blanket collection drive

As a means of bringing awareness to those less fortunate and in an effort to collect much needed blankets for warmth this winter, Heart FM's presenters have pledged to spend the evening of Tuesday, 10 July, braving the elements...

Issued by Heart FM 10 Jul 2018

#FairnessFirst: Seeing red over the 'pink tax' problem
#FairnessFirst: Seeing red over the 'pink tax' problem

'Pink tax' has been doing the rounds for decades. Here's why consumers are seeing red about paying more for anything sold to females...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Jul 2018

CEO SleepOut apologises for 'Robben Island room bid'
CEO SleepOut apologises for 'Robben Island room bid'

Newswatch: Trustees of the CEO SleepOut have apologised in a group statement for any offence caused after its 'Robben Island room bid' came under fire on social media this week....

6 Jul 2018

Think Creative Hub's cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng 'Nkgabi' Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi.
#Mandela100: The Madiba magic of mentoring

With 2018 the 'Madiba Centennial Year' and July Mandela Month, corporate eyes are firmly focused on CSI and sustainability projects. You can also bring that 'Madiba magic' down to the personal level in your work mentoring efforts. Think Creative Hub's cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng 'Nkgabi' Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi explain the importance of being both a mentor and mentee...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Jul 2018

Woolies celebrates #Mandela100 with 3 cause-related products
Woolies celebrates #Mandela100 with 3 cause-related products

Marking the centenary year of Nelson Mandela's birth, Woolworths has launched three cause-related products...

4 Jul 2018

Expand a Sign helps clean up the styrofoam sea
Expand a Sign helps clean up the styrofoam sea

Last Saturday, 30 June, 58 people joined the beach clean-up at Blue Lagoon in Durban organised by Expand a Sign, in tribute to World Environment and World Oceans Day and in support of the Uzwelo Bags "Say NO to plastic" campaign...

Issued by Expand a Sign 4 Jul 2018

Petronella Tshuma in The Tokoloshe. Image supplied.
Swift will have strong presence at 2018 DIFF and DFM

Sisters Working in Film and Television (Swift) will once again have a strong presence at the 2018 Durban International Film Festival (19 - 29 July) and the Durban FilmMart (20 - 23 July)...

3 Jul 2018

Influential Africans changing the narrative on Africa
Influential Africans changing the narrative on Africa

The most influential people of African descent that are changing the conversation on Africa globally to that of an 'Africa Rising', have been named in Los Angeles...

3 Jul 2018

FoodForward SA's Second Harvest an agri outreach to feed more people
FoodForward SA's Second Harvest an agri outreach to feed more people

Andy Du Plessis, FoodForward SA's managing director shares more on why Second Harvest was created and the importance of food security...

By Robin Fredericks 2 Jul 2018

Say no to plastic and join a beach clean-up
Say no to plastic and join a beach clean-up

To help save our planet, join organisers Expand a Sign and Uzwelo Bags this Saturday, 30 June, at The Green Hub in Durban from 8am until 10am...

Issued by Expand a Sign 29 Jun 2018

On the Dot supports KanyeKanye - driven to do good, whilst doing good business
On the Dot supports KanyeKanye - driven to do good, whilst doing good business

On the Dot's relationship with KanyeKanye started last year when they (OtD) were sourcing creative 'thank you gifts' for their clients...

Issued by On the Dot 28 Jun 2018

MediaCom and Forever Changed partnership putting cancer survivors first in SA's workplace
MediaCom and Forever Changed partnership putting cancer survivors first in SA's workplace

MediaCom's philosophy is to always put "People first." This mindset guides the company's criteria in everything they do, including partnerships. Forever Changed was, therefore, the ideal fit...

Issued by MediaCom 28 Jun 2018

L to R: Emilar Gandhi, Public Policy Manager SADC at Facebook Africa; deputy minister of communications, Pinky Kekana; Ebele Okobi director of public policy Facebook, Africa; Sherry Dzinoreva, public policy programs manager Facebook EMEA. © Strike A Pose Photography.
Facebook hosts first-ever South Africa NGO Day

Facebook has introduced its first ever 'South Africa NGO Day' aimed at bringing together local NGO communities in a day of learning and networking...

26 Jun 2018

#FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018
#FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018

A stand-out factor of Cannes Lions 2018 was the introduction of the SDG Lions to this year's Festival of Creativity. We can make the world a better place through creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2018

Big winners on the final night of #CannesLions2018!
#CannesLions2018: Good, Film and Impact Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity concluded on 22 June, with the 2018 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions, Creative Effectiveness Lions, Film Lions and the associated Young Lions, Glass Lions, Titanium Lions and overall Grand Prix for Good announced during the final Cannes Lions award ceremony...

22 Jun 2018

Cause marketing for millennials
Cause marketing for millennials

As marketers, we have long championed cause marketing programs as an impactful way for brands and companies to get involved, but our programs can go further by evolving them from "nice-to-dos" to "must-dos." Fundamentally, we should strive to create long-term, purpose-driven programs that allow brands and companies to do well while doing good...

By mamahlatse marokane 21 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: SDG Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: SDG Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions shortlist has been released, with an SA entry making the grade...

21 Jun 2018

Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

One of the strongest themes of the 2018 Africa Shared Value was the importance of businesses investing in the creation of sustainable Shared Value ecosystems for long-term success...

Issued by Shift Social Development 18 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: Glass Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Glass Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Glass Lions for change shortlist has been released, with SA seeing a single entry make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2018!

18 Jun 2018

100 reasons why Coronation is celebrating Youth Month
100 reasons why Coronation is celebrating Youth Month

This week Coronation celebrated Youth Month with a fun, educational outing for 100 foundation phase children that the company supports through Capsule, its unique and holistic CSI initiative...

Issued by Coronation 16 Jun 2018

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