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

ICT the trigger for Africa’s fourth industrial revolution

May 24th, 2017|

Mobile technology presents Africa with an unsurpassed opportunity to address its most stubborn development challenges: health, poverty, hunger and education. That’s the view of Vuyani […]

Tracking a decade of trends in South African corporate social investment

May 19th, 2017|

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 […]

Schools are the big winners of CSI spend, report finds

May 18th, 2017|

Schools are the big winners as companies continue to demonstrate a commitment to corporate social investment (CSI)‚ despite uncertainty and tougher trading conditions in almost […]

US employees, customers empowering CEOs to embrace sustainability

May 18th, 2017|

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

Empowering women not charity‚ but good for business and profits‚ says Graca Machel

May 16th, 2017|

Companies should learn that it is for their own benefit to empower women and ensure that they move into leadership positions in businesses‚ the late […]

Trialogue Strategic CSI Award 2017

May 12th, 2017|

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 […]

Trialogue conference to tackle socio-economic issues

April 21st, 2017|

The tenth annual Trialogue Business in Society Conference will take place at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg, 16-17 May. The keynote speaker is Graça Machel, […]

Beyond Compliance: Social and Ethics Committees under King IV

March 28th, 2017|

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 […]

The business imperative for engaging the Sustainable Development Goals

February 20th, 2017|

Kindly hosted at Ster Kinekor’s offices in Johannesburg, on 7 February
and Johnson & Johnson’s offices in Cape Town, on 9 February 2017
The 2030 Agenda […]

Trialogue announces 51% black ownership

December 8th, 2016|

We are happy to announce that Trialogue, which is classified as a Qualifying Small Enterprise (QSE), has achieved a BBBEE rating of level 2, with […]