Welcome to CGF Research Institute

Our products and services are designed to assist all organisations in achieving the objectives of entrenching and complying with appropriate Corporate Governance practices. Globally, Corporate Governance has emerged as a discipline that needs to be thoroughly understood by the entire business community in order to shape future strategic direction and guide operational conduct, and principally by those who exercise, or advise on, fiduciary duties.

Corporate Governance, Risk & Compliance

Our Corporate Governance Framework® suite of products and services are essential for the company's Prescribed Officer and who may include:

  • Company Directors
  • Executive and Senior Management
  • Governance Officers
  • Compliance and Ethics Officers
  • Risk Management Professionals
  • Business Leaders
  • Trustees
  • HR Practitioners


CGF Body of Knowledge®

CGF Body of Knowledge®

Subscribe to our web-based Body of Knowledge covering selected Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) products.

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Professional Speaker

Professional Speaker

Terrance is a director and co-founder of CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd. He has served most of his professional career in the SA financial services market and has been widely recognised for his thought leadership and innovative approach as an independent executive consultant.

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Governance Course (Johannesburg)

Governance Course (Johannesburg)

A 2-day practical Corporate Governance, Risk & Compliance (‘GRC’) Intervention  21-22 Feb'17

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Corporate Governance Framework® Workshop

Corporate Governance Framework® Workshop

A 1-day practical workshop drafting the company’s Corporate Governance Framework®  24 Feb'17

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Good Governance Pledge

Good Governance Pledge

Raising 100 000 South African business and SADC community leaders who stand for good governance. Click on the link below and find out what you derive from your CGF pledge.

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Fast Tracking Company Officers

Fast Tracking Company Officers

CGF’s Fast Tracking Company Officers manual provides a simplified account of those matters covered in the Companies Act 71 of 2008 whilst integrating King III related recommendations, and relevant principles of Common Law.

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BEYOND PLAY

BEYOND PLAY

A down-to-earth approach to governance, risk and compliance.

The author of BEYOND PLAY -- Dawn Pretorius -- provides readers an excellent account of enterprise-wide governance, risk and compliance (‘eGRC’).  She starts with simple concepts and builds on them to provide insight and a practical guide for a holistic approach to eGRC.  The Foreword has been written by Professor Angela Itzikowitz, BANKING and FINANCE, ENSafrica.

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ECO-LOGIC AWARDS COMPETITION (2017)

ECO-LOGIC AWARDS COMPETITION (2017)

The Enviropaedia’s Eco-Logic Awards 2017 competition has been opened, and the public are called upon to help identify and nominate individuals, organisations and communities that positively contribute towards an environmentally sustainable world for us to live in. Each year, the best of South Africa’s Eco-Champions are profiled and promoted in the Eco-Logic Awards competition.

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Recent Articles

INTOLERANT AND UNSOCIABLE BEHAVIOUR TO BECOME LEGISLATED (2017-01-18)

South Africa’s first black President, the late Nelson Mandela famously said, “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion.  People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”  It is against this backdrop that the issue of racism needs to be tackled, especially in light of the recent racist utterances and numerous incidents of vicious crimes which have been perpetrated in South Africa under the guise of racial hate and the associated social intolerances.

HIGH PERFORMING BOARDS (2017-01-18)

Board performance, or the lack thereof, has recently been quite prominent in the South African landscape.  Unfortunately, the examples of mismanagement, poor oversight and lacklustre governance of our state-owned entities as well as some private sector businesses, abound.  Poor and deteriorating financial results, high staff turnovers, lack of strategic direction and transparency as well as little to no stakeholder communication, are but some of the symptoms of a poorly performing board.

ANTI-HATE SPEECH BILL INTRODUCES NEW BUSINESS RISKS (2016-11-07)

Saying or doing something racist, or performing various deeds which falls within a long list of things the Bill deems to be hate speech -- or a hate crime -- could see you ending up with a criminal record.

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Recent News

CGF’s CONSULTING TEAM GETS EXTRA BOOST WITH ROBERT DAVIES APPOINTMENT (2016-10-28)

We are pleased to welcome Robert Davies to our elite team of Lead Independent Consultants. Robert has a wealth of experience in corporate law, banking, finance law and financial services regulation where he has been involved in some of the largest banking and finance transactions undertaken in South Africa to date.

Eco-Logic Awards competition (2017)

The Enviropaedia’s Eco-Logic Awards 2017 competition has been opened, and the public are called upon to help identify and nominate individuals, organisations and communities that positively contribute towards an environmentally sustainable world for us to live in. Each year, the best of South Africa’s Eco-Champions are profiled and promoted in the Eco-Logic Awards competition.

SOBERING MESSAGE FROM LESS PRIVILEGED CHILDREN (2016-07-05)

On the 16th of June this year, I had the distinct privilege of being invited to attend the open day of a registered non-profit home for children, aptly called C.H.A.N.C.E which is situated in Dunnottar, Springs.

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