Responsible business in practice
We have a collection of stories from across the countries in which we operate. They demonstrate the many ways in which our aim of being a responsible business actually happens at a local and personal level within Old Mutual.
Responsible to our customers
Innovative customer solutions
The initiative empowers employees who act as CaSanoVas to develop their own approach to dealing with issues.
Weather alerts for customers
This service not only helps customers protect their assets, but it also reduces the number of weatherrelated claims we face.
Making business more mobile with PocketPOS™
By the end of 2013, business clients across South Africa had bought more than 1,200 Nedbank PocketPOS? units.
Recognising the potential of information technology to propel Zimbabwe into a vibrant economy.
Responsible investment workshops
The workshops focus on the United Nations supported Principles for Responsible Investing.
Renewable energy delivery
The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) aims to significantly increase the proportion of South Africa's energy needs that is met from independent, renewableenergy sources.
Corporate engagement on responsible investing
Electus,has been at the forefront of conversations concerning responsible investing with a number of high profile corporates throughout 2013.
IDEAS for the future
The IDEAS Managed Fund focuses on infrastructure investments that make a significant contribution to economic growth and/or upliftment in core infrastructure, environmental infrastructure and social infrastructure.
Responsible to our employees
Enhanced employee wellbeing scheme
This year, we redeveloped our employee wellness programme, reflecting employee suggestions to cover new topics including nutrition and retirement savings.
Old Mutual Wealth has established a Leadership Programme, in collaboration with Cass Business School.
Old Mutual creates a networking opportunity for its employees
Old Mutual Women's Network (OWN) is strongly anchored on Old Mutual's Employee Value Proposition, which allows individuals to conduct conversations on various topics.
In 2013 our plans are to extend and expand the Virtual Voice Q&A sessions across Old Mutual.
Responsible to our communities
Nakelela Employee Volunteering
The Nakelela campaign will help Mutual & Federal reach their goal of increasing the number of employee volunteers by 10% during 2014
Mentoring enterprising students
Young Enterprise Company Programme is an organisation that Old Mutual has partnered with for the past five years in the UK. The scheme gives groups of students' practical experience of the joys and pitfalls of setting up and running a real firm for a year.
Nedbank TV show creates soccer stars
The Nedbank Ke Yona soccer team have raced from humble beginnings to a national football showcase in South Africa
Supplies for schools
The Backpack Drive, comprising over 600 people from local organisations, filled 30,000 backpacks for children aged 8 to 12.
Responsible environmental management
Following the success of our recycling initiatives across Old Mutual Emerging Markets, we are now focusing on how we process our organic waste.
WWW Water Balance programme
Nedbank has invested in the WWF Water Balance Programme , aimed at clearing alien vegetation from key water catchment areas around South Africa.
Collaborating to achieve ISO14001
Old Mutual Wealth UK, through the Environmental Action Team and Novus, are aiming for ISO14001 certification in 2014.
Portside has been awarded a 5 star GSSA rating for Office Design using energy efficiency construction.