Curtailing “greenwashing” will be key to generating long-term value

  The demand for sustainable investments has grown exponentially over the past year as the pandemic has both amplified and accelerated the need for improved social welfare, governance, and support ...
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Curtailing “greenwashing” will be key to generating long-term value

07/12/2021

  The demand for sustainable investments has grown exponentially over the past year as the pandemic has both amplified and accelerated the need for improved social welfare, governance, and support of economic activity that enhances rather than damages the environment. From a total of US$320 billion invested globally in the second half of 2020, a substantial number…

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How to make a business stronger

05/26/2021

Build a business with an infinite mindset rather than a short-term outlook. Businesses with an infinite mindset exchange short-term goals for those of achieving a lasting, positive impact on the world. In the book The Infinite Game, author Simon Sinek explains that businesses with a finite mindset play to beat the competition,…

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Increasing Intrinsic Incentives Creates True Customer Loyalty

05/26/2021

Businesses and marketers alike employ extrinsic incentives because they are easy to quantify. But they are expensive (someone has to pay for that free coffee, after all). Conversely, intrinsic incentives are cheaper to maintain, but harder to grasp – because they boost individual satisfaction and feelings such as a sense…

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What Forward-Thinkers Are Teaching Their Children

04/30/2021

The lessons parents taught children a generation ago around career and financial success are worlds apart from the wisdom parents need to be handing down to their children now. We asked four top industry leaders what lessons for success they feel the children of today should be learning for the…

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Keeping the doors open: How the hospitality industry is staying afloat

04/30/2021

The hospitality sector has been among the worst hit by the pandemic – and the struggle continues. An industry built on positivity and friendliness has, however, found myriad ways in which to remain operational. As the sector continues grappling with the impact of successive waves of the virus, and weathers…

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Interview: South African Techpreneur Aisha Pandor Out to Sweep Kenya

04/01/2021

Aisha Pandor-SweepSouth Cofounder and CEO. Determined to link homeowners to cleaners and eradicate the plights they faced came the inception of Sweepsouth. The online platform, which began with the home-cleaning service, is now operating in 4 major cities in South Africa, Nairobi and a future expansion to West African countries…

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Litigation funding: Pioneering an alternative asset class in South Africa

04/01/2021

Provided By Taurus Capital 18 Mar 2021 Litigation funding occurs when a third party, with no direct interest in a legal case, finances the legal costs in return for a share of the claim proceeds if successful. “This form of finance allows proceedings to be pursued which otherwise would be hindered…

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