Corporate Social Investment is an evolving concept and is no longer just random charity or philanthropy.
It is now integrated and viewed upon as a key to business operations, sustainability and development.
NWK is an established and reputable agricultural business that boasts more than 100 year’s experience in the dynamic South African market environment. As a leading provider of agricultural services and inputs, primarily in the North West Province, we focus on forging long-term relationships with our customers.
Our corporate identity is based on progressive corporate principles and deeply rooted co-operative values.
Our new slogan: Your grip on the market implies that the board of directors utilises a competent and motivated management corps to further develop NWK and to add value to shareholders’ interests.
NWK is involved in a wide spectrum of activities. Our Silo Services department provides outstanding storage and handling services, while the Grain Marketing department provides knowledgeable and professional marketing and price risk management services to producers, millers and other buyers of grain.
The Smile Foundation Profile
The Smile Foundation is a South African NGO that assists children with any type of facial abnormality, to receive free corrective Plastic and Reconstructive surgery within South Africa.
We help children who suffer from treatable facial abnormalities such as Cleft Lip and Palate, burn victims, Moebius syndrome (facial paralysis) and other conditions.
We are currently based in 6 Academic Hospitals around South Africa. We are investing in the medical teams we work with,through a Skills Development programme, and we assist the hospitals by purchasing equipment for use by the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Sephaku Cement Company Profile
Sephaku Cement, the first new clinker producing entrant into the South African cement market since 1934. A 64%-owned subsidiary of Dangote Cement Plc. and an associate of JSE-Listed Sephaku Holdings.
Pieter De Ras Company Profile
Pieter de Ras began his career in 1969 as a news photographer, but quickly found his niche in fashion photography, where his flair for styling earned him an enviable reputation among local fashion editors.
He established his own studio in 1976 and widened his portfolio to include advertising and commercial photography.
In the last few years Peter’s focus has been on architectural interiors and still life photography, for which he has won numerous local and international awards, including the coveted Clio in New York and a Gold Loerie for his work on the Apartheid Museum. He was named South African Professional Photographer of the year in 1989.
Pieter has traveled extensively for clients, most notably South African Airways, and has also been commissioned to produce several travelogues for local and international lifestyle magazines.