Insights and Media

We contribute thought leadership on a variety of platforms – through our conferences and forums, drafting of articles into leading publications and media, comments on integrated reporting, and contributing to ongoing dialogue on development and sustainability issues. We reproduce and share the knowledge we are continuously creating through these various channels in this blog section of our website.

Sustainability insights

These are articles written by our Trialogue colleagues, associates and guest writers giving insight into issues that impact on business and society. Tips on effectively managing sustainability in your business, the latest annual corporate reporting trends, the role of the Social and Ethics Committee, curated articles, and more.

CSI insights

We share lessons and insights from our various knowledge platforms focused on corporate social investment including annual research and curated articles from The Trialogue CSI Handbook, and insights from the Trialogue CSI Conference and the CSI forums.


Trialogue contributes insights on CSI and sustainability to print and online publications. In our media section you’ll find these articles as well as press releases related to our own product offerings such as The Trialogue CSI Handbook and Trialogue CSI Conference.

News and insights

CSI Training

October 17th, 2017|


Trialogue CSI training equips both seasoned and new CSI practitioners alike with essential skills.Topics covered in the workshop include:

Improving decision-making processes in CSI
Aligning […]

Free Financial Literacy Portal Shares Learnings And Lessons

October 17th, 2017|

16 October 2017

Managing finances is a challenge that most South Africans face, yet there are many companies with the knowledge and resources to help, but […]

Trialogue Knowledge Hub: the digital platform for social investment information

September 21st, 2017|

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

Approximately R8.6 billion was spent on corporate […]

CSI Forum: School Leadership

September 20th, 2017|

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 […]

Take our NPO survey

July 3rd, 2017|


Each year, Trialogue conducts research with hundreds of companies and non-profit organisations (NPO) into the state of corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa. Aggregated […]

NPOs: Feature in the 20th edition of Trialogue’s Business in Society Handbook

June 28th, 2017|

Ensure that corporate donors know about your NPO 
For almost two decades, The Trialogue CSI Handbook has been the authoritative publication on corporate social investment (CSI) in […]

Gallery: Business in Society 2017

June 8th, 2017|

Trialogue Donors’ Den 2017

June 5th, 2017|

This interactive and popular session was adapted from the internationally acclaimed Dragons’ Den television series. Following a national call for applications, three non-profit organisations (NPOs) […]

US employees, customers empowering CEOs to embrace CSI and sustainability

June 5th, 2017|

Businesses that contribute to socioeconomic development, and which actively enable their employees to do so, can dramatically outperform their competitors who turn a blind eye to […]

The role of women in the socioeconomic development of Africa

June 5th, 2017|

The advancement of women in business improves bottom-line performance and strengthens corporate culture, which ultimately drives GDP and socio-economic development. That’s the view of Graça […]