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There has never been a better time to be a serious social investor

Unpacking the diverse yet vital social investment landscape in SA Far more than being a ‘nice to have’, fulfilling a public relations exercise to increase positive brand awareness or ensuring compliance with certain legal requirements, social investment has come to embody so much more. Given the increasing pressure on public funds and the mounting economic …

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An adaptive and scalable approach to digital skills transformation

Digital transformation will fast-track Africa’s economic growth and prosperity if harnessed appropriately. Today’s headlines concerning new technologies are as attention-grabbing as they are contradictory, with the only clear conclusion being that no one really knows with absolute certainty where these changes will ultimately lead us. The fact remains that the impact of the current digital …

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Leveraging off Covid – is there a silver lining for education?

2020 was a nightmare year for almost all sectors of the economy, and education was certainly not spared the onslaught. It is against this backdrop that we are allowing ourselves to consider if the Covid-19 cloud may have created a unique silver lining for the country. Covid-19 has impacted on education in a number of …

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CSI must change gear to confront the new reality

By Marcus Coetzee – Management Consultant Back in January 2019, most businesses were pursuing a Corporate Social Investment (CSI) strategy which had been fine-tuned over the years. Then the pandemic hit South Africa in late March. Everything changed. CSI activities pivoted, refocused and were fuelled by adrenalin and empathy. CSI entered crisis mode. Mitigating harm …

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How the 4th Industrial Revolution and Covid-19 are changing the face of CSI donations

By Sithandile Mpofu – Editor, Social TV It is common company practice to stick to a three-year cycle to update and upgrade employees’ computers and laptops, but many of these devices still have years of use to go. So, instead of sending them off to the recycling depot, rather follow DriveRisk’s example in donating them …

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The most urgent climate crisis-related risks facing South Africans in the first half of the 21st century

By Kevin Bloom Kevin Bloom, senior investigative journalist of Daily Maverick‘s Climate Crisis reporting division “Our Burning Planet” This article is based on a Climate Risk Report commissioned by Absa Group Citizenship and online independent newspaper Daily Maverick. World-acclaimed scientists at Wits University’s Global Change Institute, with a panel of 12 experts from various disciplines, …

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