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Supporting better business

Trialogue is one of only a few consultancies in South Africa that focuses exclusively on corporate responsibility issues. Over 20 years of research and experience puts us at the forefront of new developments in sustainability and corporate social investment. We are a 51% black-owned company.

Trialogue is the South Africa Partner of the CECP Global Exchange, a coalition uniting country-based, mission-driven corporate societal engagement organisations to advance the corporate sector as a force for good around the world.

We share our knowledge through our publications, conferences, training programmes and forums, and use our expertise to support clients through our consulting and reporting services. From our offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, we serve clients across southern Africa.

CSI Forum: Teacher Development

September 5th, 2019|

Presented in partnership with Capitec Foundation on 22 August in Johannesburg and 27 August in Cape Town “The teacher is the main catalyst for developing confident and competent learners. Key to growing and supporting an [...]

The MTN Awards for Social Change – Entries closed

August 16th, 2019|

The MTN Foundation, in partnership with Trialogue, has launched The MTN Awards for Social Change to encourage and reward good monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practice in the non-profit sector. MTN will be awarding a total [...]

Teacher Development Is Critical To Rescuing SA’s Education System.

July 30th, 2019|

Monday 29 July 2019;  South African education is in crisis. Children attending South African schools fare poorly on almost every metric and are ill-prepared for the world after school.  Added to this, several studies on [...]

Trialogue Strategic CSI Award entries closed

July 1st, 2019|

Companies are invited to enter their most strategic CSI projects for consideration for the Trialogue Strategic CSI Award 2019. The winner can look forward to a complimentary double-page feature in the upcoming Trialogue Business in [...]


The Trialogue Knowledge Hub is a freely available online body of knowledge for business and other role players that invest in socioeconomic development, produced through a collaboration of corporate partners, knowledge partners, and Trialogue.

  • Teacher development, sponsored by Capitec Foundation
  • ICT in Education, sponsored by Telkom

Coming soon: 

  • Water and Sanitation, sponsored by Rand Water Foundation
  • Capacity Building and Local Municipalities, sponsored by Kagiso Trust

The Trialogue Business in Society Handbook 2018

In addition to detailed analysis on the state of corporate social investment in South Africa, this 21st edition of the Handbook provides an overview of global trends and insights on the role of business in society; in-depth profiles of corporate approaches to, and lessons in, development; and a range of thought-provoking articles on developmental topics, including how corporates can support fee-free tertiary education and land claims processes, build trust among stakeholders, establish a purpose-driven culture and be more innovative in their approaches to funding development.



CSI Consulting

CSI consulting

Our CSI consulting services give companies the strategic support necessary to conduct business with a positive impact. Our offerings are tailored to clients’ unique experience, needs and budgets.

CSI Consulting

CSI reporting

Trialogue offers a full CSI reporting service, from information gathering and writing to design, print and delivery. We apply our knowledge of CSI to ensure that the right information is included in clear, compelling editorial.

CSI Consulting

Sustainability consulting

We produce integrated, sustainability and CSI reports for companies, providing a full reporting service, from structuring, information gathering and writing to design, print and delivery.