DEmpower / DEC exit as Sphere shareholders

When Sphere was established in 2003, its founding shareholders had the privilege of donating shares in Sphere to three charitable organizations, one of them being the Disability Empowerment Concerns Trust (the DEC Trust). The DEC Trust endeavors to contribute to the sustainability of six South African,  Non-Governmental disability organisations (Disability Organisations). All of these Disability Organisations are beneficiaries of the DEC Trust and […]

It’s ok it’s ok it’s ok it’s ok

#TheFutureWeWant I spent Thursday morning at Ekuthuleni Primary School in Diepkloof, Soweto, hosted by Itumuleng Kgaboesele of @SphereHoldings and @CitizenLeaderLab, an NGO that runs the Partners for Possibility as part of the Execs Back To School. We met the principal, some teachers, lots of kids. We asked two children what they wished for their schools. […]

Execs Back to School 2021: business-education partnerships key to creating #TheFutureWeWant

Business executives who participated in the third annual Execs Back to School initiative have gained a deeper understanding of what is required to the education system in an effective and sustainable manner, as South Africans continue to grapple with the challenges of the pandemic, social unrest, poverty and inequality. This is according to Symphonia for […]

Execs Back to School 2020

Sphere Holdings is proud to sponsor Execs Back to School for a third consecutive year. Following the success of the 2018 and 2019 events, where CEO’s and top executives from some of South Africa’s largest companies had a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in schooling environments in Johannesburg and Cape Town, we invite you to […]

CV and Interview Workshop at TLHATLOGANG School

On the 27th October 2019 Sphere Holdings gathered at Tlhatlogang School to run a CV and Interview workshop for the Grade 11’s.  The team was overwhelmed by the engaged response of the students and their enthusiasm for the role play activities.  Well done team!!

Second annual Execs Back to School initiative sees 40 business leaders go back to school in Johannesburg

Business leaders and principals exchange leadership lessons and build partnerships to improve education. Unique one-day immersion returns to Johannesburg after last year’s maiden event. Johannesburg, Wednesday 07 August 2019 – Today, 40 business leaders and top executives from some of the country’s largest companies including Amrod, Babcock, BCX, Consol, Edcon, Long4Life, MTN, Nedbank, Sanlam, Sphere […]

Sponsorship of Student Area at Tlhatlogang School

In November 2018 Sphere Holdings sponsored benches, dustbins and tress at the Tlhatlogang School in Soweto.  The space was transformed into a colourful and relaxed area for the students to enjoy.   

27 CEOs taught education lesson in SA’s first “Execs Back to School” day

CEO and Principals exchange leadership lessons and build partnerships to improve education. Execs Back to School to become annual event. Johannesburg Wednesday 24 October 2018 – Today, 27 CEOs and top executives from some of the country’s largest companies including Sasol, Vodacom, Pearson, HP, Merrill Lynch, Consol Glass, Sphere and EOH swapped the boardroom for […]

Habitat for Humanity

On the 16th July 2018 Sphere partnered with Habitat for Humanity for the day as part of the Nelson Mandela Centenary birthday celebrations with the aim to build 100 houses.  The Sphere team were assigned a site in Lawley (10km South of Lenasia) and although the weather was challenging the day was filled with memories […]