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Image: Oudrif Estate leads SA with the help of TopTV

Johannesburg: Before the launch of Lead SA, Oudrif, a farming estate situated in Louterwater in the Eastern Cape, displayed the spirit of ubuntu, by paying it forward to their staff with the help of TopTV. 
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Environment & Bio-diversity

It’s coming up to that time of year again where Collect-a-Can will embark on their eco-friendly, record-breaking mission to get into the Guinness World RecordsTM Book for collecting the most cans in a single month. The record attempt happens every year in October and this year Collect-a-Can will not only be encouraging schools to help them break their record, as has been the case in previous years, but would like to encourage organisations within the community to join in as well. Participants will not only become a part of history by joining this initiative but will also stand the chance to win some great prizes.     Read More...




Safety & Security
Going beyond the call of duty

The Naledi SAPS enjoys a tremendous amount of support from its community who are actively involved in the activities and projects spearheaded by the station.  Naledi Station’s umbrella of responsibility currently incorporates approximately 7km² of territory with a population of 128 587.    Read More...




Social & Community
Going beyond the call of duty

Nestled in the heart of Soweto, Naledi Police Station was nominated by its community for a Glenrand M-I-B Police Station Renovation in recognition of service beyond expectation. As a result, the Community Service Centre (CSC) received a fresh coat of paint inside and out, in addition to the installation of benches and a thorough refurbishment of the tiled floors, leaving the CSC at Naledi looking as good as new. A washing machine has also been added to service the trauma unit at Naledi Police Station, in recognition of the excellent work that is done.    Read More...




Environment & Bio-diversity

ZOOM Advertising was South Africa’s first ad agency to offset its carbon footprint.  And now the agency has taken this to another level by measuring the impacts of its television and photographic shoots too.

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Social & Community
Image: Willowton’s ray of Sunshine

Excited cries of “Inkosi Yami!” an isiZulu phrase meaning “My God” could be heard on Wednesday, 2 June 2010 at the Umbumbulu Post Office in KwaZulu-Natal when Sunshine D’s  promotional team began serving queuing pensioners slices of bread smothered in delicious Sunshine D margarine. 

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Social & Community

In honour of all cancer survivors, the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) will be hosting special events for cancer survivors during early June 2010 to celebrate annual International Cancer Survivor's Day on the 6th of June. CANSA wants to celebrate hope and life with survivors and their families with a special day of hope, support and nurturing.   Read More...




Social & Community
Memories & Milestones

Newsclip and mypressoffice have been supporters of The Sunflower Fund since July 2009.  The last week of May saw the commemoration of The Sunflower Fund’s 10th anniversary, celebrated in style at their annual regional balls.   Read More...




Social & Community
Commercial helps save lives with PinkDrive

One of the primary beneficiaries of the 2010 Comrades Marathon, PinkDrive approached Euro RSCG to create a call-to-action to encourage 2,010 registered Comrades runners to run in PinkDrive gear to raise funds for the campaign’s early detection initiatives.   Read More...




Social & Community

Joining most of South Africa in commemorating Nelson Mandela’s 92nd birthday and the launch of the first International Nelson Mandela Day, NAB did its share by handing over much needed food donations to Pimville Primary School in Soweto.   Read More...




Social & Community

Kids Haven rehabilitates children who live and work on the streets and reintroduces them into society. Its mission is to reach out to children on the streets and others in need in the community and strives to provide them with love and shelter in a nurturing, secure environment.   Read More...




Health

The Breast Health Foundation are proud to be the beneficiaries of the Live To Rock music concert to be held on Saturday, 11 September 2010 at Village walk, Blues room 06h30 pm– 01h00am. This collaboration of some of the top bands in Gauteng is the brainchild of Kevin Pillay, the bass guitarist for 11th Hour.

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Education

It is the era of the triple bottle line. A time when companies are expected to deliver to more than its shareholders. In fact, it has become critical for 21st century business leaders to have an acute eye on the bigger picture, especially within the context of the challenges that face
South Africa today    Read More...




HIV/AIDS
Image: Cinemark project a powerful message

Poignant and powerful! Superlative adjectives that aptly describe the award-winning film advert produced by Ogilvy Johannesburg for The Topsy Foundation. The 95” advert depicts 90days in the life of an HIV/AIDS patient, Selina, revealing her dramatic recovery after administering Anti-Retroviral Drugs. Cinemark, the local representative of Cannes Lions, is proud to screen the advert that has received international acclaim this year after winning South Africa’s first gold Cannes Lion in film, in 12-years.    Read More...




Social & Community
Entrants can win up to $2,500 for short videos on how the Peace Corps changed their lives

Washington, D.C.─ The National Peace Corps Association, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and the Peace Corps community, announced today it has launched a contest for the best short video on YouTube to honor the Peace Corps' upcoming 50th anniversary.     Read More...




Social & Community
Image: David Tlale donates his flag for charity

South African designer, David Tlale, is donating his South African flag to charity as part of Nashua Mobile’s Donate a Flag Campaign. With this campaign South Africans are encouraged to donate their flags to charity by simply popping in at any Nashua Mobile store and dropping it in the dedicated bins in each store. These flags will be given a selected charity to be repurposed and sown into useful items such as duvet covers and pillow cases. Support your country and donate your South African Flag at any Nashua Mobile retail outlet by placing it in the dedicated and marked bin until the end of August.    Read More...




Social & Community
Image: FirstI non-profit creative agency launches in SA

The Net#work BBDO Group has officially launched the first non-profit creative agency in South Africa, The MAL Foundation.

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Social & Community
‘Braai-4-Heritage day’

 Zoom chose SA’s iconic boerewors as the standard bearer for a national promotion for renowned spice traders and meat magnificos, Freddy Hirsch.   Read More...




Health

PenQuin International, for the second year running has assisted the organisers of Dance for a Cure in ensuring their annual fund raising event was once again a huge success.    Read More...




Social & Community

Corporate social responsibility continues to be a focus area at Kadoro Events & Communications, despite business pressures in World Cup year. Kadoro owner and managing director Amanda Rogaly says assistance is being provided to two charities

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Social & Community

Making a difference is not only about donating money! It is about getting involved! In the spirit of Mandela Day and with the philosophy "it"s in    Read More...




Skills Development
Image: Flash mobile technology Some bright ideas

Highly flexible design solutions are helping to spread the Flash savings and credit co-op concept, driven by Cell C. Through Flash, shop owners can sell on airtime and electricity and facilitate money transfers at rates cheaper than banks.   Read More...




Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: An innovative new bottle Backsberg wines Tread Lightly

Zoom further honed its green credentials by helping Backsberg, the first SA winery to achieve carbon neutral status, to again make history. The project was the launch of the first certified wines in South Africa to be sold in Mondi’s innovative, light* PET soft bottle.    Read More...




Social & Community

Thanks to contributions from our World of Difference customers, who selected The Woolworths Trust as their beneficiary, the Trust has made a R200 000 donation to Heartbeat’s Orphaned and Vulnerable Children project in the impoverished community of Emthonjeni in Mpumalanga.    Read More...




Social & Community

More than a thousand learners from Silethukukhanya Secondary School in the Umkhanyakude District, near St Lucia in northern KwaZulu-Natal, lined up to welcome South Africa’s 2010 and Woolworths brand ambassador, Lucas Radebe, when he paid a visit to their school on Tuesday 15 September.   Read More...




Social & Community

 In an effort to address the food security situation in South Africa, EduPlant , the national programme that aims to teach educators, learners and communities how to sustainably grow their own food, has rolled-out their 2010 EduPlant permaculture food gardening workshop programme for educators across the country.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Skills Development, Social & Community
Image: Kilimanjaro to Grabouw

A sponsor partnership between the Foundation of fruit export agent, Capespan and the shipping line, Safmarine, recently made the Siphila Sonke Trust in Grabouw the proud owners of a converted 12-metre freight container, consisting of two administrative/storage areas and a large room for craft and skills training.   Read More...




Social & Community

On 1 June, the second group of trainees commence work at the one-year-old The Feel Good Store the public face of the innovative Feel Good Project run.    Read More...




Social & Community

The Impumelelo Innovations Award Trust in association with Artscape Audience Development Initiative celebrated its 2010 Sustainability Awards.   Read More...




Social & Community

The Feel Good Project turned one this month. Launched in May 2009, the Feel Good Project is an innovative partnership between The Foschini Group and a NPO.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Agriculture/Food, Food security , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Exemplary environmental credentials

Dr Paul Clüver, Capespan chairman and owner of Paul Clüver Wines,has been awarded The Drinks Business Lifetime Achievement Green Award at a ceremony in London on 11 February.   Read More...




Social & Community

Sport Relief is proud to announce that The Foschini Group (TFG) has come on board as a sponsor of the inaugural Sport Relief Mile in South Africa.    Read More...




Social & Community

As part of a CSI initiative, The Foschini Group CSI made a donation of R50 000 on KFM in support of bobsforgood on Thursday 18 February 2010.    Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Education
Image: Praise for much-needed Aussenkehr centre

Great was the joy of the Aussenkehr community in Namibia when a much-needed pre-school educational resource centre for Namibian Grape Company (NGC) employees' children was inaugurated recently.   Read More...



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