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Issue 123 | July 2021
The monthly communication to Supporters and friends of the institute where we publish articles and thought pieces by TEI subject matter experts, share our exciting training and events calendar, and acknowledge the certification of ethics officers.
Lead Article

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Local government: Flawed people or flawed system?

In the July 2021 lead article, Kris Dobie visits the design of local government.  Is it bad people, or the system followed that makes ethical leadership really, really difficult?
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Thought piece


                                                                                                     
More than ever before, South Africa needs moral heroes

In this thought piece by Dr. Paul Vorster, he emphasizes the importance of moral heroes to rise in South Africa - people who are willing to stand up in times of adversity, trying to make things better.

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Partner collaboration

 
Ethics Talks – One year later: What impact did COVID have on ethics?
 
TEI has partnered with JVR Academy on an interesting professional ethics series, called Ethics TALK. The 'Ethics TALK' series includes several conversations on professional ethics, with CPD recognition. It also includes two virtual Ethics@TheMovies sessions.  For more information on content and costing, CLICK HERE.

Do not miss out on this exciting series!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
TEI Supporters

TEI Supporter and Sponsor Annual Event!
 
This is the final call for TEI Supporters with a fully paid subscription, to register for our Annual [complimentary] Supporter and Sponsor Gathering from 09:00 - 10:30 on 29 July 2021. 

This is your opportunity to interact with like-minded professionals over a virtual coffee. You will hear from TEI representatives, who will provide an overview of the past year's activities to give you an idea of what your support goes towards. Our distinguished guest, Mr Mgojo, the Chief Executive Officer of Exxaro, will also share his "ethics journey during the time of state capture".


We look forward to seeing you there.
CLICK HERE TO R.S.V.P.
Annual awards

 
Ethics Initiative Awards 2021!
 
As the due date for Expressions of Interest is tomorrow, this is the last reminder to all interested ethics practitioners to share their 'ethics initiative' successes by means of participating in our annual awards ceremony! This year’s edition has some exciting new features, as it focuses on
“Organisational Ethics in the Time of Covid-19”.

The three most innovative submissions will be invited to make a presentation on their initiatives
at the Ethics Officer Learning Forum on 10 September 2021, where delegates will vote for the worthiest innovation.  If you would like to express your interest, please contact Lulama Qabaka at lulama.qabaka@tei.org.za.

Deadline for submissions: 27 July 2021

 
CLICK HERE TO EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST
Ethics Officers

Congratulations new Ethics Officers!
 
Over the past month, the following people successfully fulfilled the requirements of the Ethics Officer Certification Programme and have been certified as ethics officers.
  • EO 1183 - Mateus Chale
  • EO 1184 - Maxwell Pirikisi
  • EO 1185 - Sushirekha Naidoo
  • EO 1186 - Yolanda Pillay
  • EO 1187 - Hulisani Marovhi
  • EO 1188 - Madri du Plessis
  • EO 1189 - Melissa Naidu
  • EO 1190 - Kgopotso Kodisang
  • EO 1191 - Emelia Attoh
  • EO 1192 - Wonga Mbijekana
  • EO 1193 - Maureen Masher
VIEW ALL CERTIFIED ETHICS OFFICERS HERE
Calendar

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Upcoming training and events

The Ethics Institute has an exciting training calendar for 2021.  If you wish to register for any of our training sessions or events - please contact Kgothatso Tshabalala.
  • 5 - 31 August 2021 - Online Ethics Officer Certification Programme [Private Sector focus] click here to register
  • 13 August 2021 - Online Public Sector Ethics Committees workshop click here for more information
  • 10 September 2021 - Online Ethics Officer Learning Forum click here for more information
  • 30 September - 26 October 2021 - Online Ethics Officer Certification Programme [Private Sector focus] click here to register
  • 14 October - 9 November 2021 - Online Ethics Officer Certification Programme [Public Sector focus] click here to register
  • 11 November - 7 December 2021 - Online Ethics Officer Certification Programme [Private Sector focus] click here to register
  • 30 November 2021 - Online Building Ethical Culture in Organisations workshop click here for more information
CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR 2021 TRAINING CALENDAR
TEI Supporter subscriptions
For any enquiries or additional information regarding your Supporter subscription, please contact us on
(012) 342 2799 or at supporters@tei.org.za. Please visit our supporter page for more Supporter opportunities.
VIEW OUR SUPPORTER OPPORTUNITIES
TEI Sponsors
For any enquiries or additional information regarding TEI sponsor opportunities, please
click here or view our sponsor opportunities below.
VIEW OUR SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES
With appreciation to our Tier 1 Sponsors
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