Investing in the Future Awards

 
Measuring the impact of CSI
Measuring the impact of CSI
Many companies see corporate social investment (CSI) as an abstract concept. While business leaders are well versed in the potential of CSI to...
In search of development Übermenschen
In search of development Übermenschen
Sectors. Stakeholders. Monitoring. Outreach. Yawn! Development jargon can be tiresome. The industry ends up trying to do more of the same as before...
Winning makes the difference
Winning makes the difference
Enke: Make your Mark, a youth entrepreneurship organisation that aims to build a network of young South Africans to take action on urgent local...
A boost for youth education
A boost for youth education
When IkamvaYouth won the 2010 Investing in the Future & Drivers of Change: Civil Society Award, it had five branches in three provinces.
Innovation needed in education
Innovation needed in education
Education is a dynamic space to stay abreast of, because stakeholders continually innovate in the hope of improving outcomes. Motivated by the...
Building community assets
Building community assets
Corporate social investment (CSI) tends to mirror the corporate business footprint. Because large companies typically operate across most provinces, the CSI budget is usually spread far and wide....
South Africa's future, today
South Africa's future, today
As a society, we need to find ways to engage youth in productive and purposeful pursuits. How can companies help young people to direct their...
Taking stock of CSI spend
Taking stock of CSI spend
Monitoring has improved from only tracking expenditure to also tracking outputs and outcomes indicators, as well as conducting site visits to...
Milking profits
Milking profits
'It is not funding that is the problem. It is access to markets," said Sisa Ntshona, a participant in a recent Impact Investing conference. It was a powerful argument, but no one in the audience of non-governmental organisations and "wannabee" social entrepreneurs was...
Meet the judges
Meet the judges
Neville Gabriel 
Looking back to where it started
Looking back to where it started
Corporate social investment has undergone enormous change since the Investing in the Future Awards was launched 25 years ago. The awards have...

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