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CGF Articles & Editorials

Directors must understand key operational issues - ISO 9001:2015 (2014-10-29)

Article by CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd

As more organisations across the world are being placed under the corporate governance spotlight, it is not surprising that more institutional stakeholders are demanding superior performance from boards and their directors.

Corporate Governance: Continuing Professional Development through CGF (2014-10-27)

Article by CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd

CGF is delighted to announce that our corporate governance training programmes have been awarded Continuing Professional Development (‘CPD’) status through the SA Board for People Practices (‘SABPP’). 

The risk of governance failure: South Africa 2014 (2014-10-22)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen

A continent known for opportunity
For many centuries Africa has been known as a continent where only the ‘toughest of tough’ survive.  

Committing South Africa to Integrated Reporting (2014-10-17)

Kwazulu Natal: Public talk by TM Booysen

Although one cannot be entirely sure of the origins of business reporting perse, what we do know is that during the 19th century, business regulation in the United Kingdom became a huge focus and many business owners were forced to turn to professional ‘accountants’. 

BEYOND PLAY: A down-to-earth approach to governance, risk and compliance (2014-10-03)

Advertorial by CGF Research Institute

Dawn Pretorius, a lead consultant for CGF, has published a book entitled BEYOND PLAY

Director’s dissent: Where your undue silence will be used against you (2014-09-29)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen and reviewed by Deloitte

Time and again, business reports have revealed how many organisations have seen their demise as a result of their nonchalant board of directors.

Momentum builds toward the Southern Africa inaugural compliance awards (2014-08-22)

As a strategic partner of the inaugural Southern Africa Compliance Awards, CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd (‘CGF’) is proud to be a part of this auspicious event.

B-BBEE: An Act in progress... (2014-08-20)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen

Since the original launch of what was first known to be the Black Economic Empowerment Act No. 53 of 2003 (‘the Act’) which was signed into South African law in January 2004, the Act has seen many changes.

Gender diversity in the boardroom (2014-07-30)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen

As South Africa heads toward National Women’s Day -- which has been established as an annual public holiday to commemorate the role women have played in South Africa’s democracy -- it is appropriate to focus on gender diversity in the boardroom and how South Africa is fairing against other developed and developing countries worldwide.

CGF’s in-house governance courses gaining popularity (2014-07-21)

Advertorial by CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd

Since different industry sectors vary quite substantially from one to the next; it stands to reason that their respective challenges, as well as the type of people required to direct and manage their businesses remains an on-going test.