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Leaders in the fields of corporate sustainability and CSI since 1999. We are a 51% black-owned company and the southern African Local Authority of the CECP Global Exchange.

Trialogue Knowledge Hub Launched

The Trialogue Knowledge Hub is a freely available online body of knowledge for business and other role-players that invest in socio-economic development.

The Trialogue Knowledge Hub will host in-depth, accessible research and information on specific topics across 12 development sectors. It is freely available to anyone that wishes to access the information.

The first topics launched include School Leadership and Management, Philanthropy, Financial Literacy, and Maths and Science Education.


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20th Handbook launching soon

For almost two decades, The Trialogue CSI Handbook has been the authoritative publication on corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa.

This commemorative edition will track the history and plot the future of CSI, both locally and globally.



Sustainability consulting

We assist our clients in developing effective sustainability strategies and management systems, providing guidance on all aspects of developing, communicating and implementing sustainability approaches.

More about sustainability consulting | Download the sustainability review

CSI consulting

We support our clients to make their CSI more effective through our consulting process, covering CSI strategy development and implementation, project selection, programme measurement and evaluation.

More about CSI consulting | Buy the CSI Handbook

What our clients say

Over the past few years, Trialogue has built a strong understanding of our business, its strategy, its material issues and its leadership. They are well positioned to carry out thorough and efficient work, and we enjoy undertaking the integrated reporting journey with them.
Marinda Dippenaar (CA) SA, head of Investor Relations , Alexander Forbes
When the decision was made to produce the third edition of the Giving Report, we knew that we had to partner with an organisation that not only understood our business, but also the social context of our country. Trialogue’s wealth of experience with research and knowledge of the philanthropic sector made them the obvious partner for Nedbank Private Wealth.
Noxolo Hlongwane, head of Philanthropy , Nedbank Private Wealth

Recent publications, events and projects

Alexander Forbes – 2016 Integrated Annual Report

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In 2016, Trialogue assisted Alexander Forbes during their integrated reporting process by reviewing, compiling, designing, and producing their Integrated Annual Report. This work has been […]

Nedbank Private Wealth – the Giving Report III

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In 2011, Nedbank Private Wealth undertook the first comprehensive national survey on the giving behaviours of High Net Worth individuals (HNWs) in South Africa, the […]

Compiling Sanlam’s 2014 Sustainability Report

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Building on the work Trialogue has done with Sanlam in developing a framework for managing its material issues, Trialogue undertook to compile and write Sanlam’s […]

OUTCOMES: Trialogue CSI Conference 2015

In 2015, at the 8th Trialogue CSI Conference, we called on development practitioners to Make It Different: to create change by embracing innovation and learning […]

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Latest insights and media

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CSI Forum: School Leadership

September 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Kindly hosted at Tsogo Sun’s Southern Sun Newlands hotel in Cape Town, on 24 August and Volkswagen South Africa’s offices in Johannesburg, on 25 August […]

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Tracking a decade of trends in South African corporate social investment

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Despite uncertainty and tougher trading conditions in almost every sector of the economy, corporate South Africa continues to demonstrate its commitment to corporate social investment […]

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Trialogue Strategic CSI Award 2017

May 12th, 2017|0 Comments

This award recognises projects that exemplify best practice in strategic CSI in South Africa.

Strategic CSI is defined as CSI that has positive developmental impact, as […]

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Beyond Compliance: Social and Ethics Committees under King IV

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

King IV, released on 1 November 2016 and effective for financial years commencing 1 April 2017, expands on the role of the Social and Ethics […]

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