Educators inspired on International Women’s Day

The Ithemba Trust, a women’s empowerment body, together with Bureau Veritas Southern Africa, the global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification, today celebrated their inaugural inspirational International Women’s Day at Ntsikana Primary School in Daveyton, Gauteng. The Trust was launched in June 2018 and has to date been involved in several projects benefiting girls and […]

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Engen partners with Gift of The Givers to assist drought-stricken community

When the Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape, which includes drought-stricken Makhanda was declared a local state of disaster area on February 25th, Engen heeded the communities call for help and connected with disaster relief organisation, Gift of the Givers to offer assistance. Reduced dam levels on the west and damaged equipment on […]

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CCBSA donates R50 000 to IDUC Centre

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) recently donated R50 000 to the Initiative for Dedicated Upliftment and Care Centre (IDUC), an organisation that supports rape survivors in Potchefstroom. This donation will assist the organisation in purchasing gowns and sanitary items for rape survivors. The handover also included a generous donation of sanitary pack items collected in […]

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Eskom invites entries for small business competition

The Eskom Development Foundation officially launched the 2018 edition of the Business Investment Competition (BIC) today in Johannesburg. Small businesses from all provinces are encouraged to enter and seize the opportunity to win their share of R1,3 million worth of prizes up for grabs in the competition, which they can use to elevate and grow […]

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Eskom collaborates to support sustainable development at Trialogue Conference

Eskom has partnered with Trialogue, South Africa’s leading CSI consultancy, in a bid to bring together business, government, civil society and academics to collaborate and innovate at the 2018 Business in Society Conference, held 8 to 9 May at The Wanderers Club in Johannesburg. This year’s conference brought together approximately 450 delegates who explored a […]

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Mr Wise launches Engen KlevaKidz in the Western Cape

The annual Engen KlevaKidz launched in the Western Cape this month with super hero safety educator, Mr Wise in the starring role.  KlevaKidz is an educational campaign that uses industrial theatre to engage and educate learners across South Africa about the importance of paraffin safety. Engen KlevaKidz 2018 launched at Mkhanyiseli Primary school in Nyanga […]

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Life is On for Zandspruit community

Energy poverty is a thing of the past for approximately 130 households in the informal settlement in Zandspruit, west of Johannesburg. Schneider Electric South Africa recently provided close to 130 solar systems to light up the lives of community members, and provided training to residents in the installation thereof. A global specialist in energy management […]

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Gwakwani Village receives solar bakery

For a community in deep rural Limpopo, a successful and on-going partnership between the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Science (Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment) and Schneider Electric South Africa has ensured that the Gwakwani Village has had access to basic services through sustainable interventions. Gwakwani is a […]

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PRAGMA helps its own through social economic development

Pragma, South Africa’s leading enterprise asset management and reliability engineering experts, takes socio economic development (SED) seriously. Not because of what it means to its Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) rating, but due to the fact that it echoes its values. Says Attie Nieuwoudt, Chief Operating Officer: Pragma Holdings: “With regards to SED, […]

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Schneider Electric Foundation* donates €7,000 for a rural project delivered by the University of Johannesburg

Earlier this year, the Schneider Electric Foundation donated €7,000 to the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) ‘Project Connect’ endeavour in Gwakwani Village, a remote rural village in Limpopo, almost 300kms from the capital, Polokwane.  This hand-over ceremony took place on 17 September 2017. The university and Schneider Electric South Africa have been in partnership on this […]

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