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The Tshikululu team regularly provides the media with relevant and interesting insights into the world of social investment through opinion pieces, thought leadership articles, interviews and face to face meetings.
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The welfare sector is facing an increasingly challenging time in terms of funding, which is unlikely to change in the current economic environment. This is according to the Department of Social Development. South Africa has close to 69,000 registered non-profit organisations providing social services, accounting for 40% of all NPOs.
Business Day Feature
Investing for impact, downstream benefits Impact investing is a rising theme within the alternative investment space. “With growing recognition that investment capital has the power to address pressing social and environmental challenges, impact investing has attracted the attention of various investors globally”
Successful businesses have moved away from creating wealth for shareholders to focusing on long-term value creation. This is according to Professor and corporate governance and sustainability expert, Mervyn King.
City Press Feature
The first 1 000 days in a child’s life holds the key to unlocking his or her life-long potential. By the age of five, almost 90% of a child’s brain will be developed. These are the formative years, where factors such as adequate healthcare; good nutrition; quality childcare and nurturing; a clean and safe environment; and early learning and stimulation will, to a large extent, determine a child’s future.
Impact investing directs capital to enterprises that generate social or environmental benefits alongside financial return. Listen to this clip as our Head of Social Impact, Adam Boros unpacks impact investing.
Corporates are becoming more innovative in their approach to social investment. Our CEO Tracey Henry shared some insights during a panel discussion on Classic Business.
The 2019 SSI conference looked at how practitioners can S-T-R-E-T-C-H their social investments. Watch this clip as Dipalesa Mpye, our Social Investment Specialist shares insights about the theme.
Our Social Investment Specialist , Dipalesa Mpye was live on ITV Networks, watch this clip to learn more about impact investing.
A function held at Kalahari Country Club in Kathu on August 01, 2019 co-hosted by Tshikululu Social Investment, a guru that partners with social investors to achieve sustainable social impact and SIOC-cdt, attended by different mining houses and industry that included Khumani Iron Ore, Kumba Iron Ore, Kathu Solar Park and other related stakeholders, had the opportunity to unpack a continuum of issues to do with realistic change, derived from social investment and other programmes aimed at changing the socio-economic landscape of local communities by the two sectors.
Mail & Guardian
The disability service at the University of Cape Town (UCT) is playing a critical role in enabling students with disabilities to cope with their studies. These students are, in turn, inspiring others with their stories of perseverance and resilience and have expressed gratitude for the way they have been assisted with tailor-made support.
Impact investing refers to investments made into companies, organisations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return. Sibonakaliso Mavuka – Manager: Special Projects at Tshikululu, unpacking impact investing.
Sameera Munshi, client relationship manager at Tshikululu Social Investments, says that the welfare sector is facing an increasingly challenging time in terms of funding, which is unlikely to change in the current economic environment.
Health and welfare Social Investors must not forget about the welfare sector, Sameera Munshi, client relationship manager at Tshikululu Social Investments, says that the welfare sector is facing an increasingly challenging time in terms of funding, which is unlikely to change in the current economic environment.