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®  24 Aug'16

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Governance Course (Johannesburg)

Governance Course (Johannesburg)

A 2-day practical Corporate Governance, Risk & Compliance (‘GRC’) Intervention  12-13 Oct'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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Recent Articles

CGF’s GOVERNANCE SERVICES CONTINUE TO GROW (2016-07-18)

As a Proudly South African company, CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd (‘CGF’) was founded in 2004 on the basis of assisting organisations to deal with the challenges of governance, risk and compliance (‘GRC’).  Back then, CGF’s board of directors correctly anticipated the complexities that would challenge many South African organisations, both large and small.

PROTECTION OF INVESTMENT: HOW SAFE ARE SOUTH AFRICA’S ‘INVESTMENTS’? (2016-07-18)
At the time when South Africa re-entered the global economic arena in 1994 -- amongst a number of critical tasks set by the late President Nelson Mandela -- the newly elected democratic government realised the importance of establishing Bilateral Investment Treaties (‘BITs’) with foreign countries.  These BITs were established in order to inter alia; boost the then ailing economy through international trade, as well as to attract their much needed foreign investment to South Africa. 
COMPETITION LAW: BAD ECONOMIC TIMES CAN BE GOOD BUSINESS FOR OTHERS (2016-07-05)

As South Africa’s economy continues to struggle with shrinkage of 7.1% in exports and imports -- which was recently reported by Statistics SA for the first quarter of 2016 -- our dismal GDP (gross domestic product) annual growth of less than one percent, is great cause for concern.  The pressure to see some form of economic vibrancy, which has generally eluded the country since 2008, has never been greater than it is at this point in time.

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Recent News

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.

DESPONDENTLY POOR WITH BLEAK FUTURE (2016-06-01)

As is the case with so many developing countries across the world, poverty is a matter which is discussed as a growing crisis by heads of state, business leaders and civic groups; but the trends of poverty continue to rise.

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Patrons & Partners

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All World Live
Gold Patrons
Beesa Group
irmsa
Silver Patrons
IIR
Proudly SA
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CSI Solutions
Rifle-Shot
Woodburn Mann
SAQI
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Transcend
tfaq
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