Bench Marks Foundation
Bench Marks Foundation is a non-profit, faith-based organisation owned by the churches in South Africa. It is a unique organisation in the area of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and monitors corporate performance against an international measuring instrument, the Principles for Global Corporate Responsibility; Bench Marks for Measuring Business Performance. Considerable effort has been made to engage with civil society and NGOs.
Herman Meyer, Adjunct Professors Mike Solomon and Associate Professor Jenny Broadhurst attended the Bench Marks Foundation AGM in October 2016, and John Capel, the Director of Bench Marks will be participating in the MtM research symposium to be held in November 2016, Two MPhil students, Bonisile Shongwe and Phumzile Nwaila, have recently completed their internship programme with Bench Marks Foundation.