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Creating Shared Value

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.

Regenerating Mining Communities

Are mining companies really transforming the communities in areas where they extract minerals? Busani Moyo asks the questions.


CSI Published annually and inserted into South Africa’s most trusted business publication – the Sunday Times Business Times – and distributed to 70 000 Business Times subscribers nationally in October 2015, CSI acts as a platform for companies in South Africa t o showcase their CSI projects. Topics which will come under the spotlight include:… Read more »

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Banking On Job Opportunities

Sungile Luthuli finds out who some of South Africa’s banks are supporting through their CSI initiatives.

#Feesmustfall – Now What?

Puseletso Mompei unpacks how the universities and government intends to fund a no-fees tertiary education scenario.

Corporate Support For Sport

Sport can help to create a winning nation, and corporate investment could well be the key ingredient for such success. Mwangi Githahu reports.

The Value Of Public-Private Partnerships

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.

Helping Rugby Score

Programmes that support rugby not only help expedite transformation, but can also change lives, writes Penny Haw.

CSI And Brands: A Natural Synergy

Phakama Mbonambi investigates how brands linked with social causes inspire positive socio-economic change.

Sports Development: Scoring Big

Sports development among rural communities is set to soar, thanks to innovative projects and government funding, reports Gershwin Wanneburg.

Partnerships Help Towns To Prosper

Caiphus Kgosana examines how public-private partnerships are turning Burgersfort into a town everyone wants to live in.

Independent Power Performs

Power producers in South Africa are forging ahead with plans to reach a target of 30% clean energy by 2025, writes Duma Gqubule.

Green Schools

Educational institutions provide just the right place to instil the values of eco-friendly structures and behaviour in society, Puseletso Mompei elaborates.

Local Supply On Tap

SAB’s Go Farming initiative is developing small-scale farmers to meet its current and future raw material needs.