Investing In The Future Awards

Measuring the impact of CSI

Identifying indicators to measure change requires research and expertise

In search of development Übermenschen

Who are the development game changers in our part of the world today, and how are they re-inventing the field?

Winning makes the difference

Enke aims to empower young people to make their mark on their peers, their community and the world.

A boost for youth education

IkamvaYouth aims to grow South Africa's collective skill level and the national knowledge base, and to replicate success in more communities.

Charity goes beyond the money

Buzzwords do provide interesting insight into what a particular industry is thinking about.

A bigger role for business in education

Throwing money at problems does not solve all the issues that schools face.

Harnessing collective efforts is the answer

Without the active participation of government, business and the community, development initiatives are doomed to fail in South Africa.

The rise of African philanthropy

Billionaires in Africa are stepping forward to give back to their communities, but is it more than charity?

Looking back to where it started

The founder of the M&G Investing in the Future Awards, reports on how they have kept pace with the changes in corporate social responsibility.

Measuring the difference

Total CSI expenditure is close to R7-billion every year, yet little is known about the impact of this spend.

Boosting small businesses

In a country with 25% unemployment, finding productive work for the jobless is a matter of priority.

Innovation needed in education

A good education system is the cornerstone of a prosperous society — and South African business invests heavily in the sector.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income