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Non-profit companies: get your PBO application right

There are tax benefits for registering a non-profit organisation as a public benefit organisation (PBO) with the South African Revenue Service (SARS), whether such organisation is a non-profit company, trust or association...

Graeme PalmerBy Graeme Palmer 28 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Remembering a sustainability pioneer: Tom McLaughlin
Remembering a sustainability pioneer: Tom McLaughlin

The recent passing of Tom Mclaughlin, who first led the Woolworths Good Business Journey has been a shock to all who came to know his warmth and wisdom...

Hugh TyrrellBy Hugh Tyrrell 3 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

CSR as a PR strategy for enhancing business-community relations
CSR as a PR strategy for enhancing business-community relations

CSR has evolved over the past few years as more and more organisations take a larger role in actively participating in social and community projects...

Leago MonarengBy Leago Monareng 6 Dec 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Combining communications and social science to foster sustainable behaviour
Combining communications and social science to foster sustainable behaviour

The use of behavioural science together with communications to help people in communities and organisations act in more sustainable ways is increasing worldwide...

Hugh TyrrellBy Hugh Tyrrell 13 Aug 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

SA's Brownie Points helps corporates streamline their CSR
SA's Brownie Points helps corporates streamline their CSR

South African startup Brownie Points is helping corporate businesses streamline their CSR processes by providing a digital platform that helps them design, run and measure impact initiatives...

Tom JacksonBy Tom Jackson 1 Feb 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Sustainable business is a good business
Sustainable business is a good business

The threat of global resource management is growing. While the milestones of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, which South Africa has adopted along with support for the Common African Position (CAP), help raise awareness of the challenges ahead, there is a growing need for businesses to play a leading role...

Nathan NayagarBy Nathan Nayagar 18 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Six ways your business should be getting involved in your community

Most businesses understand the concept of "giving back" and agree it's a good thing, but they don't understand just how important it is, or how they can get started...

Boris DzhingarovBy Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Jun 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Five for a chain reaction
Five for a chain reaction

As individuals experience the rewards of helping someone, they improve the communities they live and work in with a huge multiplier effect...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 28 May 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Is CSI a farce or impactful?
Is CSI a farce or impactful?

Where is the difference if it's not sustainable and soon forgotten?

Bonnie RamailaBy Bonnie Ramaila 24 Nov 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

CSI as a brand, brand building in development
CSI as a brand, brand building in development

For many non-profit and non-government organisations, marketing is a swear word. Generally there is also little money for marketing in these organisations, and even in corporates CSI practitioners often feel left out of marketing. However, CSI itself is a brand, so there needs to be a shift from CSI being viewed as asking for something to what it offers.

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 11 Jun 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

CSI in Africa: challenges and learnings
CSI in Africa: challenges and learnings

One of the panel discussions at the recent Trialogue Making CSI Matter conference was on some of the challenges faced and lessons learnt by corporates, NPOs and NGOs practicing CSI in Africa.

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 10 Jun 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Making magic with a love movement
Making magic with a love movement

Cheesekids started with eight people. Today over 20,000 people volunteer with them. One of the biggest activations that takes place on Mandela Day is through Cheesekids.

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 10 Jun 2014

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