Let your corporate social responsibility programme create optimal value

We live in an era where consumers are bombarded with information. Through social media and the internet, knowledge and information are shared between millions of consumers worldwide, exposing the workings of small and large companies. Businesses can no longer ignore the participation of a larger audience in their operations.

Companies should take a stance on important social issues to build a brand that consumers trust and respect. All businesses must do more than seek strong profit margins for success; being socially responsible is part of business survival in today’s economy. The purpose of corporate social responsibility is to give back to the community, participate in philanthropic causes, and provide positive social value. Companies should also integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and interactions with their stakeholders.

Corporate social responsibility can be managed internally, or through a partner that helps create a valuable programme. CPI SA is a public charity, registered as a non-profit company. Our knowledge of the social environment is comprehensive and relevant. We specialise in adding value to benefit both our partners and beneficiaries.

What does a corporate social responsibility programme add to your company?

  • A well-managed social responsibility programme will add value to your company’s publicity exposure.
  • Connecting your company’s social responsibility programme to your publicity and media strategy will create possibilities for new campaigns and marketing opportunities.
  • Being a socially responsible company can bolster a company’s image and build its brand.
  • Social responsibility empowers employees to leverage the corporate resources at their disposal to do good.
  • Formal corporate social responsibility programmes can boost employee morale and lead to greater productivity in the workforce.
  • Embracing socially responsible policies goes a long way towards attracting and retaining customers, which is essential to a company’s long-term success.

Companies are increasingly ramping up their focus on social responsibility, whether it’s championing women’s rights, protecting the environment, or attempting to obliterate poverty on a local, national, or global level. From an optics perspective, socially responsible companies project more attractive images to consumers and shareholders alike, which serves to affect their bottom lines positively.

Social responsibility and ethical practices are vital to your success. The 2015 Cone Communications/Ebiquity Global CSR Study found that a staggering 91% of global consumers expect businesses to operate responsibly to address social and environmental issues. Furthermore, 84% say they seek out responsible products wherever possible.

As the above statistics show, consumers are increasingly aware of the importance of social responsibility. Many individuals will gladly pay a premium for goods, knowing that part of the profits will be channelled towards social causes near and dear to them. Consumers also actively seek products from businesses that operate ethically. CSR demonstrates that you’re a business that takes an interest in broader social issues, rather than just those that impact your profit margins. This image will attract customers who share the same values.

That is why the way we handle our donor funds is unquestionably judicious and focused.

Companies can likewise witness increased foot traffic if they enhance the local community. CPI SA offers a comprehensive corporate social responsibility service to individuals and institutions to create unique solutions that will directly impact your local community, create awareness and reach your target market. Our unique model can be implemented seamlessly, effortlessly, and successfully within an organisation or company’s framework.

CPI SA guides an organisation or individual to best apply their annual social budget for their optimal benefit.

Our seven objectives (Humanitarian, Health, Education, Language/Culture, Land/Housing, Conservation/Environment and Animal Welfare) offer comprehensive benefits to corporates and can be transformed into a sustainable investment. We understand the essence of your business and the importance of your financial output. That is why we want to create a transparent, targeted corporate social responsibility programme for your company that generates maximum value.

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Foster Care Club

Inspired by World Foster Care Month celebrated in November, CPI-SA in 2019 launched a Foster Care Club supporting South African Foster parents. The club serves as a connection to bring foster parents together.

Parents can send their:

  • Questions;
  • Messages; or
  • Thoughts and struggles to CPI-SA.

We will reach out offering help.

Alternatively send us an e-mail: cpisacommunication@gmail.com

Bags of Mercy Initiative

South Africa has one of the highest rates of violence against women (GBV). The Bags of Mercy Initiative mobilises women to become an invisible friend to an abused woman by gifting a handbag – old or new – filled with things that can make her rediscover her self-worth.

Abuse against women usually takes place behind closed doors:
Hard words where no-one else can hear.
Blows where no-one can see it.

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Be a Santa to someone Project

Each Christmas we strive to surprise the children at our foster care homes and caring facilities with a special gift. CPI-SA asks the public to give a little piece of their heart by getting involved in the annual “Be-Santa-To-Someone” project. This way you can easily warm a child’s heart and put a cheer into an unfortunate child’s Christmas stocking.

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PROTECT

  • Bursary programmes granting children a prosperous future.
  • Counselling & Trauma support for sexually abused children.
  • Community Homes to support needy children/teens (Grade 1 to 12).
  • Skills Development programmes to combat unemployment: Soft skills, Handy work, Trade.
  • Development programmes: Financial Management, Safety and Emotional Intelligence.
  • Training Environment programmes: Arthur Project, K9 Watchdog.
  • Transforming SA Children’s Courts to Child friendly environments.

CARE

By means of our Foster Homes, Day Care Centres, FAS Caring Homes and Underprivileged Family Feeding programmes we offer individuals a safe place to live, learn and thrive. Please support our caring initiatives and feeding schemes.

INVEST

CPI-SA’s innovative interventions are designed to promote education, social and economic development. Thanks to the loyal support of individuals and companies we create opportunities for underprivileged people to rise above their circumstances by offering:

  • Study funds, Study Loans and Bursaries.
  • Education and Training.
  • Housing and viable community projects.

Let us help you to build and grow your Social Responsibility portfolio effortlessly! Learn how to optimally apply your annual social budget to benefit both your community and your company.