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.
Backing our service promises with cash
Nedbank Retail's AskOnce promise campaign guarantees that we will continually enhance our customers' banking experience through excellent service.
Committed to customer and community engagement
When Ralph became the CEO last year, he set out a number of key objectives for the business with 'Putting our customers first' as his top focus.
Best in Customer Service
Old Mutual has been voted the best customer service organisation in the long-term insurance sector for the fourth consecutive year in the 2011 Ask Afrika Orange Index.
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.
Managing investments responsibly
Integrating responsible investment criteria into our decision making.
Old Mutual signs UN-backed principles for responsible investment
Old Mutual has become a signatory to the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) as an asset owner.
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.
Responsible to our employees
Employees choose their benefits online
We offer our employees competitive and rewarding benefits.
In 2013 our plans are to extend and expand the Virtual Voice Q&A sessions across 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.
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.
Responsible to our communities
Heiveld Co-operative is a collective of small-scale rooibos farmers who are successfully exporting their organic, antioxidant-rich tea to international markets.
Honouring Nelson Mandela's 93rd birthday by working to end hunger
Staff volunteered their time to work with Stop Hunger Now SA and the Old Mutual Foundation. Colleagues outside South Africa visited hospitals, donated blood and painted schools to give the initiative their whole-hearted support.
RILEBU Finance Club for kids boosts financial literacy
RILEBU focuses on teaching six to 14 year olds about responsible money management through online games and activities.
Nelson Mandela statue unveiled in Washington
A three-metre tall statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled outside the South African embassy in Washington DC.
Responsible environmental management
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.
Reducing emissions through our green buildings
At Mutual Tower, Windhoek, Namibia's first green skyscraper, use of the latest energy-saving lighting and motion sensors is significantly reducing energy consumption.
Old Mutual commended for climate change disclosure
Old Mutual has been commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
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.