Media Insights 2017-12-08T10:49:07+00:00

MEDIA INSIGHTS

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.

Evaluation of Momentum Metropolitan’s youth employment programme in the time of Covid-19

By | December 9th, 2020|Categories: Case Studies, CSI Consulting, Featured|

For the past two decades; government, non-profit organisations and corporates have been working to fund, develop, implement, and drive youth employment programmes. These programmes are aimed at improving not only the technical skills of the youth, but also their work-readiness – with a view of reducing the youth unemployment rate. [...]

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Pick n Pay School Club wins 2020 Trialogue Strategic CSI Award

By | December 9th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Strategic CSI Awards|

The Pick n Pay School Club, one of the longest-established educational support programmes in South Africa, has been acknowledged with the prestigious 2020 Trialogue Strategic Corporate Social Investment (CSI) Award. The Pick n Pay School Club programme supports more than two million learners every year and was founded in 2003. [...]

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Case study: Airports Company South Africa integrated reporting

By | December 8th, 2020|Categories: Case Studies, CSI Consulting, Featured|

Trialogue has supported Airports Company South Africa for the past two years (2019 and 2020) in report advisory, research, writing and producing their integrated annual report suite. In 2020, their integrated report won the State-owned Companies category of the CGISA / JSE Integrated Reporting Awards. Our work with the company [...]

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Companies in SA spent R10.7 billion on corporate social investment in 2020

By | November 28th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020, Featured|

South African companies spent an estimated R10,7 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in the 2020 financial year. This represents a marginal 1,2% growth in real terms from R10,2 billion in 2019, according to CSI consultancy Trialogue. The research was published in the latest Trialogue Business in Society Handbook, released [...]

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Put national interest first, advises Business Leadership CEO at Trialogue Conference

By | November 17th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020, Featured|

COVID-19 has exposed just how fractured South Africa’s democracy is and how unequal we are as a society. We need rational, pragmatic choices from government, labour and business, says Busisiwe Mavuso, CEO of Business Leadership South Africa. Ms Mavuso was addressing delegates at the Trialogue Business in Society Virtual Conference [...]

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Preparing youth through vocational skills training

By | November 16th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020|

In this session panellists unpacked some of the constraints on vocational training in South Africa as well as some of the on-going government and private sector initiatives in the sector. Corporates as strategic partners in skills development Makano Morojele from ABSA opened the session with some reflections on the role [...]

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Early Childhood Development: Building Blocks for Lifelong Learning

By | November 12th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020, Featured|

South Africa has the goal of universal access to a full range of early childhood development (ECD) services in ten years’ time. To meet this target, we will need more than 100 000 additional early learning teachers and 40 000 new venues for three- to five -year-olds alone, say education experts. South [...]

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Technology for development

By | November 12th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020, Featured|

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that South African social enterprises are among the world’s best when it comes to harnessing tech for health communications and improving people’s lives on a massive scale. The pandemic has also pushed many non-profits (NPOs) to adopt new technology, with some big tech brands supporting [...]

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Literacy – the key to quality education

By | November 11th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020|

It is well known that literacy is critically important and the backbone of all learning. South Africa faces literacy performance issues across the board, but over the past few years has been developing a strong body of evidence and knowledge around literacy issues. In this session, Fatima Adam from the [...]

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Overcoming trauma and woundedness for institutional and societal success

By | November 9th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020, Featured|

Billions of rands are invested annually in developmental projects, but the paradox is that we still seem to make little progress or even go backwards. To move forward, we have to address the trauma and woundedness that affects us as individuals, institutions and society. This was argued by clinical psychologist [...]

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Celebrating Strategic CSI

By | November 9th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020|

At the Trialogue Business in Society Virtual Conference 2020, Anthony Wilson-Prangley (GIBS) presented the Trialogue Strategic CSI Award criteria along with the 2019 winner, Investec Promaths programme. Mahlatse Nicolas Mmako, Investec CSI consultant, presented the company’s flagship programme. The award seeks to reward and acknowledge those CSI initiatives that are making inroads [...]

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Trends in corporate giving

By | November 9th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020|

The Business in Society Virtual Conference 2020 was opened by Trialogue Director Cathy Duff, who welcomed delegates from South Africa and other parts of the world. Duff presented trends in corporate giving and some findings on the early impact of Covid-19 on CSI funding and programmes, and what this could mean for the outlook of CSI [...]

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