2014 Social Investment Conference: speakers’ notes

06 May 2014 | Opinion

The 2014 Social Investment Conference at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, which Tshikululu sponsored, drew an august line-up of speakers.

We have showcased several of the speakers on the Tshikululu blog already, including Tshikululu CEO Tracey Henry, Tshikululu CFO Mthandazo Ngwenya, SA Institute of Race Relations CEO John Kane-Berman, Wits University vice-chancellor Professor Adam Habib, FirstRand CEO Sizwe Nxasana and Momentum Retail executive Frank Magwegwe.

Some of the speakers have shared their addresses with us, which you can download and digest at your leisure.

They include:

  • A précis of Kane-Berman’s address, about how the likelihood of a lifetime of unemployment for South Africa’s youth is extremely high
  • Nxasana’s PowerPoint presentation about the National Education Collaboration Trust, which he co-founded
  • The Wits School of Governance’s Gillian Godsell’s address on the good, the bad and the best in South Africa’s public schools
  • Discovery’s head of corporate sustainability, Ruth Lewin’s speech on how collaboration between businesses and society can create shared value for all stakeholders