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News from the CGF Desk

CGF HONORARY PATRONSHIP: CHRISTINE RAMON RAISES GOVERNANCE BAR HIGHER (2015-10-12)

Indeed, at CGF we are constantly on the lookout for unique individuals who not only have impeccable business credentials, but more so where they have demonstrated their business skills which is undeniably backed by good governance principles.

PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN AND CGF RESEARCH INSTITUTE RENEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP (2015-09-09)

Proudly South African (Proudly SA) and CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd (CGF) have renewed a strategic partnership agreement, which will see a continuation of the long standing partnership between the two organisations.

CGF HONORARY PATRONSHIP: EDWARD CHR KIESWETTER HELPS BALANCE GOVERNANCE WITH BUSINESS AGILITY (2015-08-28)

Finding ‘agile’ individuals who understand the importance of balancing rules with organisational objectives is one of CGF Research Institute’s primary goals when selecting our Honorary Patrons.

DIEPSLOOT GOES CYBER THIS MANDELA MONTH WITH 67 DAYS OF DIGITAL ACTIVISM (2015-07-23)

In the spirit of making every day Mandela Day, The Wot-If? Trust and its partners are embarking on 67 Days of Digital Activism, launching in Diepsloot on 22, 23 and 24 July 2015.

RISK MANAGEMENT BOLSTERED IN GOVERNANCE SERVICES: APPOINTMENT OF JANINE JOUBERT (2015-07-01)

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Janine Joubert who joins CGF’s governance team as a Lead Consultant in Risk Management, Compliance and Governance.

NPOs LEND A HELPING HAND (2015-06-02)

By Terrance M. Booysen

In a world filled with many selfish acts, it is refreshing to witness an act where someone -- or an organisation -- goes beyond their call of duty to help another without expecting anything in return.  Indeed, there may be a number of these selfless deeds taking place which are not seen or promoted enough.  Many of the people behind these good deeds are in fact people who do not actively seek recognition for their work and they continue their work driven by their passion, regardless of who may be watching.  Upon reflecting more about the term ‘selfless deeds’, one may be reminded of the Dalai Lama XIV’s wise words saying that our prime purpose in this life is about helping others and if we cannot help them, we shouldn’t hurt them.  This makes so much sense.

ADVOCATE THULI MADONSELA: BOLSTERING GOVERNANCE WITH CGF (2015-05-26)

Advocate Thulisile (‘Thuli’) Nomkhosi Madonsela is no stranger to millions of people across the world, and she has been a part of South Africa’s political landscape for many years.  Given her notable legal background and vast experience as a Human Rights lawyer and Equality expert, Thuli fulfilled an instrumental role in the Constitutional Assembly in drafting South Africa’s new Constitution during the period that saw Tata Nelson Mandela become the first black president of South Africa.

SEARCH IS NOW ON FOR ECO-LOGIC CHAMPIONS OF 2015 (2015-05-20)

Entries are now open for The Eco-Logic Awards 2015, which recognise South Africa’s environmental champions and reward outstanding achievements.

PROUDLY PRESENTING THE NEW CGF WEBSITE (2015-05-18)

At CGF Research Institute (‘CGF’), we are constantly striving for ways to make our corporate governance related services simpler, and more accessible to every tier of your organisation.  To this end, we are proud to announce the launch of our recently updated website, created in partnership with web specialists, WOW Interactive.

Candace Bosch joins CGF to bolster executive training (2015-04-02)

CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd (‘CGF’) is delighted to welcome Candace Bosch to our team as from the beginning of April 2015, where she will specialise as a Lead Contractor in Executive Training.