Social Impact: Why Brands Should Be Moving From ‘for Profit’ To ‘for Benefit’ Model

Besides being good for your brand, good social impact business practices are good for everybody! Social impact is more than just a catchphrase we hear bandied about on special days observed by the United Nations. Social impact is also no longer confined to non-governmental organisations (NGOs), non-profit organisations (NPOs) or even basic corporate social investment…

ASA: Oct 2019 Issue

EDITORIAL: BEING EXCEPTIONAL – GERINDA ENGELBRECHT We are bombarded with negative news all day long. We feel disgust and anger about the rising crime rates, the increase in brutal killings and violence against women. We feel angry when we see corporates and public sector companies mismanaging funds and some even fear for the future of…

Lize Lubbe: Influence Category Winner

PRINCIPAL: PHATISA Pioneering spirit has led her to deliberately choose the road less travelled at every pivotal moment. And with investing and entrepreneurship being the golden thread that runs throughout her career, the results of her leading huge impact investment projects across the african continent have been extraordinary. In her spare time, she is a…

Rhett Finch: Lead Category Winner

CFO: KING PRICE INSURANCE As CFO of king price insurance, Rhett finch has successfully guided the r100-million start-up to a R3,3-billion company in six years. their business model has saved their clients over R150 million in decreasing premiums. and best yet, their 900 staff members are like one big ‘royal’ family who enjoy ‘fun with…

Léan Boezaart: Develop Category Winner

CO-FOUNDER: FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT From a single leather bag, Léan Boezaart and the team have ignited freedom of movement (FOM) to a premium south African lifestyle brand that ranges from the trendiest leather bags and footwear to aesthetics timepieces. today they proudly boast 10 FOM concept stores, with one based in Amsterdam READ FULL ARTICLE…