CFA Society South Africa Wins Society Excellence Award from CFA Institute
Society named 2018 Most Outstanding Society Award laureate for its outstanding work and dedication throughout the year
CFA SOCIETY SOUTH AFRICA , has been recognized by CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence, as the 2018 recipient of the Most Outstanding Society by member size (900-2000 ). The 2018 Society Excellence Awards recognise CFA Institute member societies who have made an outstanding impact and contribution to delivering member value and furthering the mission of CFA Institute in their communities.
"The Society Excellence Awards programme gives CFA Institute the opportunity to distinguish the hard work and commitment that our global network of societies demonstrates" noted Emily Dunbar, head, Global Society Relations. "With 151 societies in 76 countries and territories, CFA Institute is grateful for the thousands of CFA charterholders that generously volunteer their time and skills, and in turn, help to create a better member organization that benefits the investment profession at a local, regional and global level."
The CFA Institute Society Awards Programme was established in 2006 to identify and reward efforts of societies in the delivery of the CFA Institute mission and provide value to the investment professionals they represent. This year, there were 102 nominations submitted globally in 14 award categories, representing 43 societies.
"We are honoured to receive the award for Most Outstanding Society by member size this year", said Nerina Visser, president of CFA SOCIETY SOUTH AFRICA. "As a member society of CFA Institute, we are dedicated in our efforts help build the next generation of investment professionals, to serve our members and promote the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence. We are proud of the recognition shown by CFA Institute for our commitment to supporting the organisation's mission".