“Organisational Leaders are being challenged to rebuild their companies as “communities of engagement”. Government officials and social change activists are working to strengthen the sense of social cohesion and community.

If you care about Leadership, Community, Engagement or Social Cohesion, you will want to attend one of the upcoming “Community Building” learning experiences. We hosted the first of these sessions in 2009 and have since had more than 1,000 people participate in the process in South Africa. This is a learning experience with a difference: An opportunity to learn a new way of convening & building community and at the same time an opportunity to be inspired by the opportunity to be in community with a diverse group of South Africans.”

Read more … http://scenicsouth.co.za//wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Community-Building-Press-Release-March.doc.pdf

Louise van Rhyn


Symphonia wins international Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award

Symphonia for South Africa received the Blue Dart Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award for Social Entrepreneurship at a glittering ceremony on 18 February 2012 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The Social Entrepreneurship award recognised Symphonia for South Africa for their innovative leadership development programme where business leaders are partnered with school principals in a co-learning and co-action partnership.