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  05-06 Dec'16

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Corporate Governance Framework® Workshop

Corporate Governance Framework® Workshop

A 1-day practical workshop drafting the company’s Corporate Governance Framework®  07 Dec'16

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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

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.

RESILIENCE: A POSITIVE DEVIATION AMID DIFFICULTY (2016-11-07)

With the accelerated pace of global development, fuelled by South Africa’s socio-economic and political uncertainty, there are obvious knock-on business implications that increase business risks, not least of which includes dampening the mood for local investment.  It is therefore not surprising to see many organisations downsizing, restructuring and even being forced to shrink their trading operations in the face of declining revenue and higher cost pressures.  Since the 2007-2008 global financial market crisis, organisations are operating in turbulent markets and have to constantly adapt to increasing business uncertainty and changing circumstances.

IMPROPERLY APPOINTED BOARDS SPELL DISASTER FOR ORGANISATIONS (2016-10-17)

It has been said that it is very difficult to accurately describe what exactly defines a good board of directors, and trying to find a scientific formulae for a so-called ‘perfect’ board is improbable.  At the inception of the first round of appointing directors on the board, the shareholders will usually have a very good idea of the ideal group of directors which they believe will be best suited and qualified to start and direct the business.

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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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