CN&CO is very excited and honoured to be playing a part in a new South African initiative, The Good Economy. CN&CO’s Blake Dyason and partner of Brownie Points has played a crucial role in getting this programme off the ground. The Good Economy really speaks to CN&CO’s values as a company and in working towards the greater good of our amazing country!

Brownie Points has been selected out of 300 applicants as one of 10 partners to pilot The Good Economy social employment fund, which is part of the employment initiative funded by the Presidential Employment Stimulus. As the lead implementation partner for The Good Economy, Brownie Points will support nine other partner organisations to meaningfully employ more than 1 000 people.

“Our end goal is to host a successful proof of concept that is scalable and sustainable in the long run,” says Brownie Points founder, Pascale Henke. “Together with our partners, we aim to show that social employment is the best way to employ people at scale, while adding real value to our society as a whole.”

Brownie Points aims to unlock shared value for all involved through cross-sector collaboration and working towards the common goal of sustainable and meaningful employment.

Read more about the incredible initiative on The Good Things Guy’s website and listen to Blake speak to Bruce Whitfield on The Money Show on 702 and Cape Talk here.

Ongoing news on The Good Economy project can be tracked via Brownie Points’ Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages, as well as on the official campaign page: Brownie Points | The Good Economy.