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


OUR GENERAL APPROACH TO COVID-19 (2020-03-19)

OUR GENERAL APPROACH TO COVID-19 (2020-03-19)

We are constantly monitoring the Government's prescriptions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, including all measures to prevent the spread of the virus.

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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 (JHB)

Governance Course (JHB)

A 2-day practical Corporate Governance, Risk & Compliance (‘GRC’) Intervention (also featuring a live demonstration of the digital Corporate Governance Framework®) schedule for 20 - 21 April 2020 in Johannesburg.

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Corporate Governance Framework® Workshop (JHB)

Corporate Governance Framework® Workshop (JHB)

A 1-day practical workshop drafting the company’s Corporate Governance Framework® (also featuring a live demonstration of the digital Corporate Governance Framework®) scheduled for 22 April 2020 in Johannesburg.

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A 1-Day Whistleblowing Training Session (JHB)

A 1-Day Whistleblowing Training Session (JHB)

A 1-day whistleblowers governance training session scheduled for 23 April 2020 in Johannesburg.

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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 2019

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE INDEX 2019

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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Recent Articles

COVID-19: ADDRESSING DEBILITATING RISKS REQUIRES A ROBUST GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK (2020-04-17)

The times we are currently living in are unprecedented. Covid-19 has once again highlighted the reasons why governance -- good governance -- is a critical function in a democratic country..

SELECTING THE WRONG DIRECTORS FOR THE SOE AND SOC BOARDS HAS BEEN DISASTROUS (2020-01-27)

As most South Africans eagerly awaited some reprieve from a year of constant and negative bombardment, be this over matters such as a massively contracted economy, rising unemployment, state capture, rising corruption and the threat of expropriation of property without compensation, many had hoped to return from their annual vacation rested, and hopeful to hear some positive news.  This did not happen.

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Recent News

COVID-19: A BRAVE NEW WORLD WHERE GOOD GOVERNANCE IS KEY (2020-03-25)

Dear CGF clients, constituents and followers

A brave new world

As the world, and indeed South Africa, now faces the uncertainty of a risk that threatens human life, business operations and social movement as we know it, the Corona virus (Covid-19) has forced the world’s leaders and businesses to rethink  measures aimed at  protecting a nation and its inhabitants to ensure their safety and survival.

OUR GENERAL APPROACH TO COVID-19 (2020-03-19)

CGF is a Proudly South African company which offers a wide range of corporate governance services for all industry sectors, no matter the size of the organisation.  Our Lead Independent Consultants specialise in various areas of governance risk and compliance (GRC), working across South Africa.

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