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.

Decolonising international development

By | October 15th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Media Insights|

Dismantling the ‘white gaze’, fostering more transparent partnerships, and centering on local expertise and leadership 14 October 2020 International development practitioners and organisations should question how they can decolonise their work by adopting African-led solutions, says Ivorian-American Stephanie Kimou, founder and principal consultant at Population Works Africa. Kimou was the [...]

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Time to transform our inequitable society into one governed by ubuntu

By | October 15th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Media Insights|

13 October 2020 The COVID-19 crisis offers South Africans opportunities to tackle the unfinished agenda of transforming our society into a more equitable, resilient and prosperous democracy that promotes the wellbeing of all people and our planet. This call to action was made by academic, businesswoman and political thinker Dr [...]

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Social distancing an opportunity for business to reconnect with the society that it serves

By | March 27th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020, CSI, Featured, Media Insights|

There’s nothing quite like a global pandemic to demand that all sectors of society act responsibly, ethically and collaboratively. Following his announcement on 15 March of a national state of disaster and the measures needed to combat the spread of Covid-19, President Cyril Ramaphosa described this crisis as “the most [...]

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Business needs to limit the damage – not exacerbate it

By | March 27th, 2020|Categories: Business in Society 2020, CSI, Featured, Media Insights|

The way we do business has changed overnight and parts of the system are breaking because of it. Suppliers are most vulnerable to this sudden change. Guesthouses, travel agents and conference venues that rely on corporate patronage have had the rug pulled out from under them. Others, such as lawyers, [...]

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Investec awarded for its strategic corporate social investment in 2019

By | December 9th, 2019|Categories: Business in Society 2019, Featured, Media Insights|

Trialogue conferred its annual Strategic CSI Award on Investec, for its support of Promaths. The programme provides extra maths and science tuition for black learners in grades 10 to 12 at under-resourced schools who show potential to produce results that will enable them to gain entry into scarce skills studies [...]

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Companies in SA spent R10.2 billion on corporate social investment in 2019

By | November 27th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Media Insights, Uncategorised|

Companies spent an estimated R10.2 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa in 2019 – a 5% year-on-year increase in rand terms (2018: R9.7 billion). This growth was flat when taking inflation into account, reflecting a subdued economy. This, according to findings from the 22nd edition of the [...]

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

By | July 30th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Media Insights, Trialogue in the media|

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 teacher development and teacher quality note the high turnover rate amongst South African teachers. 60% [...]

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KING IV: Reinforcing good governance

By | June 27th, 2018|Categories: CSI, Media Insights, Uncategorised|Tags: |

The King IV Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa 2016 is an update of King III, aligning it with international governance codes, best practice and shifts towards inclusive and integrated capitalism. It takes into account increased compliance requirements for effective governing bodies, new governance structures, such as Social and [...]

A revitalised approach to youth unemployment

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Featured, Media Insights|

Millions of young South Africans – 40% of those between the ages of 15 and 34 – are not in employment, education or training. It is time for the public and private sectors collaboratively to rethink the approach to driving labour-centric and inclusive economic growth in South Africa, writes Brigid [...]

Advertise in the 2016 Trialogue Funders Guide to social development in South Africa

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Media Insights, Uncategorised|

Ensure that your business is visible in the social development industry by featuring in the Funders Guide to Social Development in South Africa Download the 2016 rate card here This publication, described by funders of social development as a "valuable" and "outstanding" resource, is designed to simplify and make the funding [...]

First day of CSI conference highlights collaboration

By | May 24th, 2016|Categories: CSI, Media Insights, Newsletter|

During the first day of Trialogue’s annual CSI conference, speakers, panelists and delegates explored developments in the field of corporate social investment (CSI) and shared lessons from successful interventions. The two-day conference being held in Johannesburg on 24 and 25 May has brought together more than 450 delegates from corporates, [...]

Trialogue CSI Conference to explore how collaboration can enhance impact in development

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: CSI, Media Insights|Tags: , , , |

Businesses spent R8.1 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa during the 2014/15 financial year, but what kind of impact did this spend have? This year’s Trialogue CSI Conference, themed Collaboration for Impact, will explore how, if effectively strategised and supported through mutually beneficial partnerships, CSI spend can contribute [...]

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