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Companies spent an estimated R9.7 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa in 2018 – a 7% year-on-year increase in rand terms (2017: R9.1 billion) and, taking inflation into account, the first real increase in five years, according to CSI and sustainability consultancy Trialogue. The company launched the 21st edition of the annual Trialogue Business in Society Handbook in Johannesburg on 28 November 2018.

Managers and staff in the South African non-profit (NPO) and civil society sectors are increasingly dealing with extreme workplace stress due to, amongst other factors, growing socio-economic challenges and uncertainty about funding. It’s essential that they take steps to avoid burnout if they are to continue their vital work.

Organisations in KZN had the opportunity to be acknowledged for effective and efficient waste management practices at the IWMSA KZN Waste Management Awards 2018. After a rigorous judging process, including site visits and audits, the winners were honoured for their positive contributions to the waste industry.

Companies Making a Difference
The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme is celebrating 21 years of giving back

Without any electricity, the school community struggled throughout the 2018 academic year in dark and extremely hot conditions – Engen donation

The course formed part of Reputation Matters’ Awesome AfriCAN initiative and was made possible thanks to sponsorship from the Sea Harvest Foundation.

The programme took the honours as it has not only generated numerous social benefits in the communities where it operates.


 
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The third Love Walk, held at outside venues nationally, gave couples the opportunity to invest in their relationships.

Working with a diverse community of children from all backgrounds, Zip Zap helps kids to ‘dare to dream’ and learn to make those dreams a reality.

SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology) in partnership with the Human Library SA is hosting a Human Library Facebook Live book series.

“Breastfeeding plays a significant role in contributing to the optimal health and development of a child” said Sue Jones, Chairman of SACSoWACH



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If you are using meditation as a means to something, then meditation becomes another drug. It creates a habit, and therefore destroys the subtlety, the sensitivity, the quality of the free mind.

J. Krishnamurti

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HOPE AFRICA - SHOE DONATION



St Paul’s Primary School in the critically disadvantaged area of Faure near Cape Town, has been teaching and nurturing local children for 100 years. But sadly, many of them don't have school shoes. This is their story. #ShoesForSmiles...   

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 FOUNDATIONS FOR LIFE


Foundations for Life is a multi-disciplinary family Centre which includes a private practice and our recently established NPO, the Social and Emotional Learning Centre. Our therapeutic work at the Centre focuses on children, adolescents, young adults, their families and schools to promote mental, emotional and physical well-being....    

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