African sentiment is favouring Ukraine
Ahead of the African Peace Initiative visit to Kyiv and Moscow, the upcoming Russia/Africa meetings in St. Petersburg and the BRICS Summit in South Africa in August, international research company Ipsos polled African citizens on their attitudes towards Russia, Ukraine and the controversial position on the war taken by some African governments.
Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Workplaces
Nurturing a workplace culture that promotes diversity and inclusivity is a great way to boost employee morale and engagement and increase productivity. But whereas there is a near unanimity in the corporate circles that the two interconnected concepts are essential for businesses, many organizations find it difficult to strike the gender, ethnic, age, religious and racial balance amongst their workforces.
Ricalda Makena – My impact story
The Trusted Advisor training by the Client First team in August impacted me as a person, as well as our internal processes and provided possibilities for business growth. I was challenged by the model of stepping outside my comfort zone and into personal growth- the comfort zone being about routines, no risks, and being unchallenged.
What Next for Brands as Global Economy Slows Down
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Global Economic Outlook 2022 report revealed a slow-down in the global economy in the second quarter of this year, owing to downturns in China and Russia, and reduced consumer spending powers in the United States (US). Global downturns also referred to as recessions are widespread and sustained contractions of economic activity marked by declines in the gross domestic product of many economies.
Sustainability: Closing the Say-Do Gap
World leaders, civil society activists, scientists, multinational conglomerates, and all other shades of interests were in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, this November for the climate change conference dubbed COP27. This is the biggest and most important annual climate-related conference on the planet.
Brand Health Tracking Key in Boosting Growth
Do you remember when you bought your current mobile phone? What about the first time you went to your favourite restaurant? And the first time you bought those tea leaves that make the perfect cup of tea? What made you choose these brands? Was it based on a recommendation? Was it advertising? That influencer on your social media feed? Or did it just tick your “must have” requirements