Welcome to CGF Research Institute

Our products and services are designed to assist all organisations in achieving the objectives of entrenching and complying with appropriate Corporate Governance practices. Globally, Corporate Governance has emerged as a discipline that needs to be thoroughly understood by the entire business community in order to shape future strategic direction and guide operational conduct, and principally by those who exercise, or advise on, fiduciary duties.

Corporate Governance, Risk & Compliance

Our Corporate Governance Framework® suite of products and services are essential for the company's Prescribed Officer and who may include:

  • Company Directors
  • Executive and Senior Management
  • Governance Officers
  • Compliance and Ethics Officers
  • Risk Management Professionals
  • Business Leaders
  • Trustees
  • HR Practitioners


CGF Body of Knowledge®

CGF Body of Knowledge®

Subscribe to our web-based Body of Knowledge covering selected Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) products.

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Professional Speaker

Professional Speaker

Terrance is a director and co-founder of CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd. He has served most of his professional career in the SA financial services market and has been widely recognised for his thought leadership and innovative approach as an independent executive consultant.

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CGF offers CIPC services

CGF offers CIPC services

CGF offers corporate secretariat services for companies and trusts.

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Governance Course (Johannesburg)

Governance Course (Johannesburg)

A 2-day practical Corporate Governance, Risk & Compliance (‘GRC’) Intervention (also featuring a live demonstration of the digital Corporate Governance Framework®) on 20-21 June 2018

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Corporate Governance Framework® Workshop

Corporate Governance Framework® Workshop

A 1-day practical workshop drafting the company’s Corporate Governance Framework® (also featuring a live demonstration of the digital Corporate Governance Framework®) on 22 June 2018

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BEYOND PLAY

BEYOND PLAY

A down-to-earth approach to governance, risk and compliance.

The author of BEYOND PLAY -- Dawn Pretorius -- provides readers an excellent account of enterprise-wide governance, risk and compliance (‘eGRC’).  She starts with simple concepts and builds on them to provide insight and a practical guide for a holistic approach to eGRC.  The Foreword has been written by Professor Angela Itzikowitz, BANKING and FINANCE, ENSafrica.

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Corporate Governance - An Essential Guide for South African Companies (Third Edition)

Corporate Governance - An Essential Guide for South African Companies (Third Edition)

The author -- Ramani Naidoo -- includes pragmatic guidance on day-to-day issues that directors and boards often grapple with.  Published by LexisNexis South Africa.

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CORPORATE GOVERNANCE INDEX 2017

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE INDEX 2017

South Africa is the birth place of the King Codes of Corporate Governance, but do South African organisations adhere to corporate governance principles?  Do leaders truly understand the spirit behind the Codes and apply the principles?  The Institute of Internal Auditors’ Corporate Governance Index sets out to answer this question by measuring the perception of Chief Audit Executives on the state of corporate governance within their respective organisations on an annual basis.

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REGISTER FOR THE ECO-LOGIC 2018 AWARDS

REGISTER FOR THE ECO-LOGIC 2018 AWARDS

The Eco-Logic Awards identify individuals, organisations and communities that positively contribute towards a sustainable world - and we encourage consumers to support them by purchasing  their products and services.

SHOWCASE your success story to South Africa; INSPIRE and influence others to ‘be the Eco-Logical change’; INCREASE your media exposure and build marketing advantage for you and your organisation.

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Recent Articles

MANAGING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST MUST BE A PRIORITY FOR SOCIETY, BUSINESS AND LEADERS (2018-05-23)

The media reports are full of such stories; albeit cheating in sports, State capture, wide-scale corruption at governmental, provincial, municipal, parastatal, corporate and the private business sectors, and similar related matters in the cases associated with the Guptas, Mckinsey, Trillian, KPMG (and other auditors), VBS Bank, including Eskom, Steinhoff, SAA and Transnet executives on a personal level.

XBRL® FACILITATES STANDARDISED BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL REPORTING GLOBALLY (2018-04-16)

Standards affect almost every aspect of daily living.  They set a certain benchmark level of quality or attainment, and they may be used as a measure, norm or model in comparative evaluations.  Standards may also regulate social and societal interactions and they are most often used to manage and guide operations to ensure safety, quality and functionality.  In essence standards are as important as they are influential; and the wider the range of their adoption, the easier it is to achieve -- albeit initially -- a common level of quality and comparison.

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Recent News

NEW APPOINTMENT: JUNADI JOOSTE ADDS MORE STRENGTH TO CGF’S BROAD RANGE OF COMPANY SECRETARIAT FUNCTIONS (2018-04-11)

We are pleased to welcome Junadi Jooste as the newest member to join CGF’s team of Lead Independent Consultants.  Junadi has acquired a wealth of business experience over the last 15 years in various industry sectors including Public Entities, the Financial Sector as well as Media Broadcasting.  Junadi specialises in a broad range of Company Secretarial functions.

NEW APPOINTMENT: CGF STRENGTHENS ITS HUMAN CAPITAL PORTFOLIO TO BOLSTER ITS GOVERNANCE SERVICES (2018-01-22)

CGF is delighted to welcome a renowned South African Human Capital specialist, Hannes Janse van Rensburg as the newest member of its team of Lead Consultants.  Hannes has a multi-disciplined business background that covers the full spectrum of Human Capital services, Adult Education at tertiary level as well business consulting.

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