Why the SA Institute of Race Relations accepted funding from Coca-Cola

It’s the way many institutions – including the media – survive.

Gwen Ngwenya

The IRR approached Coca-Cola.

Gwen Ngwenya

Our set of revenue is extremely diverse.

Gwen Ngwenya

A sugar tax is not inevitable.

Gwen Ngwenya

Coca-Cola funded research by the South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) on taxing beverages containing sugar, according to Fin24.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield asked SAIRR COO Gwen Ngwenya why the institute accepts funding by corporates.

Listen to Ngwenya’s explanation in the audio below.

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