What We Do

We work with influence – South Africa’s leading decision champions – connecting decision makers to change makers. We research and create cutting-edge CSI-related content, produce stunningly designed CSI reports for companies, NGOs and foundations, run impactful CSI-related events and challenge orthodox thinkers to ask, ‘Why didn’t I think of that?’


Expert Corner: Youth Unemployment and Unemployability Round Table Discussion

The Expert Corner on 23 May 2023 at the Southern Sun in Sandton (previously known as the Holiday Inn) tackled the thorny question of youth unemployment in South Africa. Professor Steven Friedman, a “self-confessed academic” and political scientist from the University of Johannesburg gave the keynote address followed by presentations from Cell C, the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), Old Mutual Insure and Coca Cola, among others.

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Karen Moss – Leading Women In CSI – Month of June 2023

In 2005, Karen was confronted with a traumatic event that would change the course of her life and impact the lives of others, including specialists in the medical fraternity.  Her son was born with a congenital birth defect, clubfoot, where tendons attaching the muscle to bone are shorter than usual causing the foot to point downwards and inwards. Her shock was further amplified by the fact that the only treatment available in South Africa, at the time, involved invasive surgery with lifelong complications.

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A national-needs-based approach to Corporate Social Investment (CSI) redefines how corporates engage with their social responsibilities. Instead of aligning CSI initiatives primarily with corporate interests or specific focus areas, this approach prioritises addressing the country’s most pressing socio-economic challenges. Here’s an in-depth look at what this approach entails and how it can be implemented effectively.…

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Corporate Social Investment (CSI) in South Africa has traditionally been aligned with specific focus areas, determined by each corporation’s strategic interests. However, as the nation grapples with pressing socio-economic challenges, it has become evident that a more holistic and national-needs-based approach is essential. The conventional strategy of aligning CSI initiatives solely with corporate interests is…

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In the previous financial year, customers of both KFC and Woolworths demonstrated extraordinary generosity. Together, they donated approximately ZAR154 million over 12 months. KFC’s “Add Hope” campaign:KFC introduced its “Add Hope” campaign in 2009 with a straightforward yet impactful concept: to join forces with customers in the battle against hunger. This initiative has since blossomed…

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