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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Corporate Governance Framework® Workshop

Corporate Governance Framework® Workshop

A 1-day practical workshop drafting the company’s Corporate Governance Framework®
(New in SA!)   23 Sept'15  or  21 Oct'15

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Governance Course

Governance Course

A 2-day practical Corporate Governance, Risk & Compliance (‘GRC’) Intervention
28-29 Sep'15  or  27-28 Oct'15

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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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Recent Articles

LOAD SHEDDING WOES PRESENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR CRIMINALS (2015-09-01)

Take steps to protect your loved ones and assets

As load shedding across the country wreaks havoc in homes, businesses and in the traffic, criminals have not missed the opportunity to capitalise on the compromised security. Countless homes have reportedly been robbed since the introduction of Eskom’s load shedding and there is every expectation that the trend will pick up as load shedding is expected to continue for at least the next two years in South Africa.

COBIT® 5: A DISCUSSION THE BOARD MUST NOT AVOID (2015-08-28)

There’s a saying that goes along the lines that “the more things change, the more they stay the same”.  Rather ironically, this axiom was first coined by a French journalist -- Alphonse Karr -- in 1839 and it is as true then as it is today.

PACKING MORE VALUE INTO CGF’S NEW PRODUCT OFFERING (2015-08-25)

As more companies are becoming exposed to the manner in which their leadership determine their business strategy and engage business transactions, so more questions are also being raised about the company’s corporate governance practices.  Unlike years gone by when companies were not bound as much by various legislation and similar mechanisms to report to the public on their company dealings, today there are far greater reporting requirements and greater numbers of interested parties wanting details concerning companies and their daily operations.

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Recent News

CGF HONORARY PATRONSHIP: EDWARD CHR KIESWETTER HELPS BALANCE GOVERNANCE WITH BUSINESS AGILITY (2015-08-28)

Finding ‘agile’ individuals who understand the importance of balancing rules with organisational objectives is one of CGF Research Institute’s primary goals when selecting our Honorary Patrons.

DIEPSLOOT GOES CYBER THIS MANDELA MONTH WITH 67 DAYS OF DIGITAL ACTIVISM (2015-07-23)
In the spirit of making every day Mandela Day, The Wot-If? Trust and its partners are embarking on 67 Days of Digital Activism, launching in Diepsloot on 22, 23 and 24 July 2015.
RISK MANAGEMENT BOLSTERED IN GOVERNANCE SERVICES: APPOINTMENT OF JANINE JOUBERT (2015-07-01)
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Janine Joubert who joins CGF’s governance team as a Lead Consultant in Risk Management, Compliance and Governance.
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