While businesses are increasingly paying attention to creating shared value, there remains confusion about how it differs from corporate social investment. Penny Haw distinguishes between the two.
Are mining companies really transforming the communities in areas where they extract minerals? Busani Moyo asks the questions.
Sport can help to create a winning nation, and corporate investment could well be the key ingredient for such success. Mwangi Githahu reports.
With the growth of private sector investment in Africa’s public infrastructure, public-private partnerships have emerged as the favoured vehicle for infrastructure projects, particularly in the energy and transport sectors.
According to United Nations Water, as many as 1.6 billion people, or almost one quarter of the world’s population, are facing water shortages and drought conditions. Puseletso Mompei takes an in-depth look at this global phenomenon and how it is affecting South Africa.
Programmes that support rugby not only help expedite transformation, but can also change lives, writes Penny Haw.
Phakama Mbonambi investigates how brands linked with social causes inspire positive socio-economic change.
The road to creative industry fame is not always paved in glitter, but thanks to community outreach programmes, some people from isolated parts of South Africa are now realising their dreams, writes Babalwa Shota.
Sports development among rural communities is set to soar, thanks to innovative projects and government funding, reports Gershwin Wanneburg.
Caiphus Kgosana examines how public-private partnerships are turning Burgersfort into a town everyone wants to live in.
Power producers in South Africa are forging ahead with plans to reach a target of 30% clean energy by 2025, writes Duma Gqubule.
Educational institutions provide just the right place to instil the values of eco-friendly structures and behaviour in society, Puseletso Mompei elaborates.
Developing literacy within a community will positively influence children’s literacy development, writes Puseletso Mompei.