Thuli Madonsela explains why Corporate Social Investment matters

Thuli Madonsela explains why Corporate Social Investment matters

- Thuli speaks of how she was able to secure scholarships and grants to pursue her career

- Prof Madonsela is now the Chairperson of Social Justice at Stellenbosch University

- Thuli says Corporate Social Investment unleashes the generosity of strangers and that is why it is important

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Prof. Thuli Madonsela, appointed as the new Chairperson of Social Justice at the University of Stellenbosch, has given her reasons as to why Corporate Social Investment is important.

Thuli was speaking at the 11th annual Trialogue Business in Society conference in Johannesburg. In her speech, she shared how CSI had made her dreams possible. She spoke of how her own parents, a farmworker and a domestic worker, could only afford to pay for her schooling until grade 7 and that, through securing scholarships and grants, she was able to not only finish school but also pursue a career that was her dream.

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CSI unlocks generosity of strangers

Thuli added that CSI is important as it “unlocks the generosity of strangers”. She believes this will help the help unlock the democracy dividend. She believes this will help South Africans to have a stake in nurturing faith in democracy and humanity.

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The Summit's statement added that the two distinguished figures are great examples of: ...properly qualified men and women of integrity who will always be guided by the dictates of our Constitution, the rule of law, and the need to always put the interests of the country and all its people ahead of all else.

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