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

Social licence to operate

June 5th, 2017|

In his overview presentation on social licence to operate at The Trialogue Business in Society Conference, Nedbank Executive Head of Public Affairs, Thabang Chiloane, shared […]

Youth and entrepreneurship

June 5th, 2017|

South Africa currently has one of the lowest levels of entrepreneurship in the world, and the lowest level of all African countries. In 2011, Kgalema […]

Social enterprise

June 5th, 2017|

Social enterprise, still a fairly new concept in South Africa, is steadily gaining international momentum. A panel discussion at Trialogue’s 2017 Business in Society Conference […]

Enterprise development case studies

June 5th, 2017|

At The Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2017, in a breakout session that examined entrepreneurial case studies, two entrepreneurs who benefitted from enterprise development programming […]

Enterprise development

June 5th, 2017|

In 2016, 27% of the adult population in South Africa was unemployed. According to The National Development Plan, 90% of the approximately 11 million jobs […]

ICT for development

June 5th, 2017|

Information and Communications Technologies for Development (ICT4D) aims to harness ICT for socioeconomic development, with particular emphasis on driving impact in low-resource or low-income regions. […]

Leveraging digital platforms for relationship building and fundraising

June 5th, 2017|

In an age of ever-expanding ICT opportunities, how can the power of digital platforms and social media best be harnessed for effective communication, engagement, behavioural […]

Data for development

June 5th, 2017|

Data, collated through sound monitoring and evaluation, is invaluable for non-profit organisations (NPOs) and companies alike to be able to prove the impact of their […]

ICT in education

June 5th, 2017|

ICT is often referenced as a key to unlocking the innovative and impactful delivery of education. A panel discussion held at The Trialogue Business in […]

Insights from The Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2017

May 30th, 2017|

Tracking a decade of trends and forecasting the future of CSI in South Africa
At Trialogue’s milestone tenth annual conference, director Cathy Duff presented on a […]