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Bottom Line or Bleeding Heart: The Result of a National Study of Giving in the Small and Medium Business Enterprise (SME) Sector in South Africa

by Ceri Oliver-Evans; Susan Wilkinson-Maposa

Jul 12, 2008

Corporate Philanthropy and social investment in South Africa is a dimension of resource mobilization that has been called to attention by critical policy and legislative frameworks. Attempts to generate evidence and understanding of practices and performance on social expenditure of listed companies have emerged. A recent national study expands this knowledge generating empirical evidence on Very small, Small and Medium Enterprises in South Africa.