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
Accessing insurance through different channels
Customers can now buy short-term insurance from us directly.
Innovations that give customers more ways to interact with us
We created a market leading product in South Africa that both helps people save, and also provides them with financial education.
Improving customer knowledge online
We presented information and tools in a new and interesting way to ensure that these customers, who may have little knowledge of financial services products, can easily make sense of them.
Old Mutual launches unique income cover that meets the full financial need of employees
Old Mutual has launched South Africa's first disability product.
Housing Impact Fund
Housing Impact Fund for South Africa aims to fill this significant housing gap, and focuses primarily on residential households earning between R3 500 and R16 000 per month.
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.
OMIGSA's R9bn fund targets gap in housing
Old Mutual Investment Group South Africa (OMIGSA) Alternative Investments has raised a total of R9 billion for its Housing Impact Fund for South Africa.
The Imfundo Trust
The Imfundo Trust focuses on assisting deserving black students to acquire tertiary training at selected South African universities.
Responsible to our employees
Old Mutual Women's Network
We established the Old Mutual Women's Network in London at the beginning of 2012 to help ensure women are being given the tools to reach more senior roles within Old Mutual.
Managing for value
During 2011 we produced a booklet 'Managing for Value' which describes the type of risk culture we want to create, the behaviours that support that culture, and contains practical scenarios to help teams to better assess and understand risk.
Leveraging our diversity to build strong teams
Nku strongly believes in the power of team working particularly as we all live and work in a globalised world.
Looking after the financial wellbeing of our employees
Our employees' wellbeing is extremely important to us and we want to ensure that we are providing not only physical and emotional wellbeing support, but that our employees are also cared for financially.
Responsible to our communities
Nedbank's gifts to Kuruman schools are key to sustainable future
In August 2011 Nedbank donated vegetable tunnels to four primary schools in the Kuruman region of South Africa.
Inspired by others to help make a difference in society
Clarence's objectives are to strengthen the strategic focus of the Foundation on education and to consolidate work in areas such as maths and science.
Heiveld Co-operative is a collective of small-scale rooibos farmers who are successfully exporting their organic, antioxidant-rich tea to international markets.
Young Enterprise Personal Economics Programme
Young Enterprise is designed to boost the financial literacy and enterprise capabilities of students aged between 12 and 16.
Responsible environmental management
Employees taking the green initiative
In 2011 the 460-strong Product Solutions department in Old Mutual South Africa established their own Green Committee.
Old Mutual Asset Management goes green
Old Mutual Asset Management's Carbon Taskforce met every three weeks in 2011 to research ways to reduce their carbon footprint.
Campaigning against deforestation
We recognise that climate change is a serious global issue which requires a collaborative approach to tackle it.
Affinity customers support 1,000 projects
In 1990 Nedbank became a pioneer in mutual-benefit marketing in South Africa with its innovative Nedbank Affinity programme.