Strategic communication

Reports [photo]

We believe in your business, your brand and your ability to deliver results. Our responsibility is to ensure your audience
– both internal and external – does too. Read more.

Who we are

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Russell and Associates is a multi-faceted communications consultancy providing a broad range of communication services, primarily to clients in the natural resources sector. Established in May 1999, with a single account, the consultancy now services over 50 clients across the world. Read more

GRI Organizational Stakeholder 2016 [logo] GRI Data Partner 2017 [logo]
Russell and Associates is an official GRI Data partner

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) drives sustainability reporting by all organizations. Read more

Russell and Associates are members of IABC, IAS and GRI.


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Save South Africa is a campaign made up of organisations, civil society groups, business leaders, prominent individuals, South African citizens of the founding principles of our democracy. View the Website

About us

Russell and Associates is a multi-faceted communications consultancy offering a full range of communication services, including media and investor relations. Established by Charmane Russell in May 1999 with a single account, the consultancy currently services over 50 clients across the world.

We are niched within the natural resources sector with clients who are listed on the JSE, ALTx, LSE, Aim and ASX.

Senior associates [Photo]Our team of talented individuals has extensive experience in all aspects of the communications field, including investor relations, media and public liaison, crisis communication, websites, strategic communication, employee communication, media and presentation skills training, publications, event management and photography.

Centrally located in northern Johannesburg, South Africa, Russell and Associates has a network of contacts in New York, London, Sydney and Perth and is able to provide access to international expertise and a global audience. We are small enough to provide personal service yet large enough to service your needs.


We offer an integrated range of communications services, providing our clients with the best tools and skills to interact with all stakeholders. From crafting your communications strategy to providing personalised and pragmatic investor and media relations advice and support, our team has the experience and ability to address your requirements.

Deliver the
right message

We will work with your sustainability team to deliver the right message through your annual reporting offering.
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Focus on
material issues

To be able to compile a sustainability report, you need to understand your material sustainability issues and report in accordance with GRI.
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We recognise that stakeholders have questioned the reliability of annual reports in the wake of corporate failures.
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Using the online

Increasingly, the electronic online report is becoming the ‘default’ report – online, full HTML report enables companies to maximise the effectiveness of the internet’s flexibility...
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Our work


Kwanele! Enuf is Enuf! [photo]

Kwanele! Enuf is Enuf!

We support this initiative which highlights the incidence of rape and sexual abuse... Read more

Food and Trees for Africa

Kwhazakele [photo]

At the end of 2008, Russell and Associates decided that, rather than spending money on just another corporate gift, it would be more in keeping with the spirit of Christmas... Read more

Stop rhino poaching [photo]

Stop rhino poaching

South Africa is home to most of Africa’s rhinos. In 1970 there were approximately 70 000 rhinos but today there are fewer than 24 500 surviving in the wild...
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St Mary's School Foundation [photo]

St Mary's School Foundation

St Mary’s Foundation supports the education of girls, the development of teachers and the funding of community affairs programmes... Read more

Witwatersrand Hospice [photo]

Witwatersrand Hospice

HospiceWits provides the much needed holistic care and support for people and their families, diagnosed with a terminal illness... Read more

Setupa Business Enterprises

Since September 2011 we have been using the courier services of Amos Madia the owner of Setupa Business Enterprises... Read more


Physical address

42 Glenhove Road
Melrose Estate
South Africa
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Postal address

PO Box 1457
Parklands 2121
South Africa

Contact numbers

Tel: +27 11 880 3924
Fax: +27 11 880 3788