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.

Our customers

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Responsible investment

  • Responsible investment workshops

    The workshops focus on the United Nations supported Principles for Responsible Investment.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Our employees

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Our communities

  • Nakelela Employee Volunteering

    The aim of the project is to increase employee volunteering and provide opportunities to participate with organisations close to employees' hearts.

  • 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, fill 30,000 backpacks for children aged 8 to 12.

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Environmental management

  • Organic waste

    Following the success of our recycling initiatives across Old Mutual Emerging Markets, we are now focusing on how we process our organic waste.

  • WWF 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,achieved a ISO14001 certification in 2015.

  • Portside

    Portside has been awarded a 5 star GSSA rating for Office Design using energy efficiency construction.

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