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!)   10 Jun'15

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Governance Course

Governance Course

A 2-day practical Corporate Governance, Risk & Compliance (‘GRC’) Intervention
22-23 Jun'15

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Nominate your Eco-Logic Champion today!

Nominate your Eco-Logic Champion today!

The Annual Eco-Logic Awards 2015 (Entries close 31 Jul’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

PROMOTING GOOD GOVERNANCE: IMPERATIVES FOR ACCOUNTABILITY (2015-05-18)
...it is imperative that we make a distinction between words such as “accountability”, “responsibility”, “must” and “should” – and specifically so in the context of its use within a boardroom and its organisation.
CORRUPTION: STRONG GOVERNMENTS AND ETHICAL LEADERS BRING SUSTAINABILITY (2015-04-29)
Irrespective of where you may live -- and no matter what your line of business and language may be -- universal thoughts most often expressed by people regarding corruption is obscured in darkness and negativity.  Corruption is by no means something new; it has followed mankind throughout the ages and it continues to exist in various forms to include grand corruption, political corruption, corporate and administrative corruption, as well as petty and systemic corruption.
Sustainability depends on a strong governance framework (2015-04-16)
Corporate governance is one of the key elements many investors consider when they reflect upon the organisation’s success, as well as when deciding upon their investment choices.  But when the organisation’s governance system shows signs of stress or failure, not only do astute investors understand the unsettling impact it has upon the organisation’s supply chain, they also become wary about its sustainability which may give rise to them re-considering to ‘weather the storm’ or ‘bail out’ so to speak.
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Recent News

ADVOCATE THULI MADONSELA: BOLSTERING GOVERNANCE WITH CGF (2015-05-26)
Advocate Thulisile (‘Thuli’) Nomkhosi Madonsela is no stranger to millions of people across the world, and she has been a part of South Africa’s political landscape for many years.  Given her notable legal background and vast experience as a Human Rights lawyer and Equality expert, Thuli fulfilled an instrumental role in the Constitutional Assembly in drafting South Africa’s new Constitution during the period that saw Tata Nelson Mandela become the first black president of South Africa.
SEARCH IS NOW ON FOR ECO-LOGIC CHAMPIONS OF 2015 (2015-05-20)
Entries are now open for The Eco-Logic Awards 2015, which recognise South Africa’s environmental champions and reward outstanding achievements.
PROUDLY PRESENTING THE NEW CGF WEBSITE (2015-05-18)
At CGF Research Institute (‘CGF’), we are constantly striving for ways to make our corporate governance related services simpler, and more accessible to every tier of your organisation.  To this end, we are proud to announce the launch of our recently updated website, created in partnership with web specialists, WOW Interactive.
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