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
Improving customer service
We asked our customer service employees for their valuable insights, from their regular interactions with our customers, and how we can improve the experience they provide to our customers.
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.
Sharing our customers' interests
We're committed to acting in the best interests of our customers.
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.
Nedbank Green Money
At Nedbank our innovative thinking has led to the development of a number of products and solutions to help grow the green economy.
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.
Investing in Africa's infrastructure
At Old Mutual Investment Group South Africa we have recently raised our fourth dedicated infrastructure fund for Africa.
Responsible to our employees
Helping employees with money matters
In Skandia UK we ran a two day Money Matters programme.
Gold status for Skandia's investment in people
Attracting, motivating and retaining the best people is key to the success of our business.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu salutes Old Mutual volunteers
Old Mutual has one of the largest corporate volunteering programmes in South Africa, with thousands of our employees volunteering their time for good causes every year.
Recognition for making best employer list
Old Mutual South Africa and Mutual & Federal both received external recognition for their HR and leadership practices, making in onto the Best Employers list.
Responsible to our communities
Building financial fitness across South Africa
Nedbank4me "My Future My Bank" is tailor made to suit the needs of kids and teens providing the youth with a cost-effective, simple and fun vehicle to manage their pocket money.
Zeekoevlei Sailing Centre
The Zeekoevlei Sailing Centre was established in 2008 with a vision to teach sailing to previously disadvantaged youth between the ages of 10 and 17 years.
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.
Mutual & Federal helps boost financial literacy
At Mutual & Federal we've been investing in financial literacy education.
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 calls for clear action from governments on climate change
Old Mutual has joined an international coalition of business leaders in signing The 2°C Challenge Communiqué.
Old Mutual commended for climate change disclosure
Old Mutual has been commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
Reducing flights and increasing face time
Some business units have already reduced their 2013 travel budgets as a result of being able to use Vspace instead of travelling.