Polokwane – Employees from Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) came together to officially launch their Soul Ambassador movement, consisting of a group of individuals who are passionate about giving back to their local communities in the form of time and donations. To officially kick off this launch, the new batch of Soul Ambassadors assisted at Mohlakaneng High School by distributing meals during lunch, cleaning, washing pots and also helping the school cooks with preparation for the following day’s meal.
Builders was challenged by Greater Endedale Mall in Pietermaritzburg to donate basic school needs to underprivileged children. Builders Express Pietermaritzburg adopted Ashdown Primary School and Phambili Primary as they reside in the areas the store operates within.
Engen service station owners have once again come together to help the children of Diepsloot informal settlement, many of whom are hungry and live below the breadline.
READ to RISE launched their third classroom programme at Westville Primary School in Mitchells Plain on Friday 24 February 2017.
Players in the SPAR Charity Golf Day survived breezy conditions at Humewood in Port Elizabeth to dig deep into their pockets as the 22nd edition of the event resulted in a bonanza for the beneficiaries.
Hammanskraal, Tshwane. Tshedimosestso Community Development Centre in Hammanskraal is in great spirits thanks to the 112 Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa employees who gave up of their time to give back as part of the business’s Employee Volunteering Programme. Proudly donned in red shirts, the employees got involved in various activities with the objective of creating a better and more sustainable future for those that utilise the centre.
Johannesburg – The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has welcomed the public hearing scheduled by the Standing Committee on Finance (SCOF), to be held in Parliament on 15 February, on the regulator’s measures to strengthen auditor independence and contribute to the efficiency of capital markets. The IRBA decided in August 2016 that the preferred solution to achieve adequate auditor independence and enhance the credibility of financial reporting was Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation (MAFR).
A just-released survey, which was conducted by SA’s leading cardiovascular medicine provider to determine how heart-aware South Africans are in the lead up to Valentine’s Day, revealed that nearly a quarter described their relationship with their hearts as ‘on the rocks’.