OUR RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS
IMPACT AT A GLANCE


Collaboration

RESPONSIBLE TO OUR CUSTOMERS

Financial wellbeing – Education at scale

For the year ended 31 December 2017, our financial education programmes supported over

408 000 PEOPLE ACROSS AFRICA

Investment

RESPONSIBLE INVESTING

As at 31 December 2017 R116.3 billion of our assets under management is invested in the green economy, with:

Energy investment

R22.1 BILLION

RENEWABLE ENERGY

Infrastructure investment

R61.4 BILLION

INFRASTRUCTURE

Agriculture investment

R1.0 BILLION

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Housing investment

R15.1BILLION

HOUSING

Funding investment

R1.9 BILLION

SMALL, MEDIUM AND MICRO-SIZED ENTERPRISES FINANCING

Employees

RESPONSIBLE TO OUR EMPLOYEES

Level 2 B-BBEE contributor status

Top Employer in South Africa, ranking first for financial services and insurance companies for 7 consecutive years and first overall in South Africa in 2017.

Top player Africa
Top player South Africa
Community

RESPONSIBLE TO OUR COMMUNITIES

Old Mutual is recognised by our peers and NGOs as one of the top 10 corporates for the past 5 consecutive years in terms of our developmental impact in South Africa.

(The Business in Society Handbook, Trialogue)

EDUCATION

  • Launched our largest education project in South Africa, the “Old Mutual Education Flagship programme” as a 7-year initiative with an investment of R350 million in 2013.
  • In South Africa, our 3 primary bursary schemes collectively funded 130 students in various fields of study at various institutions of learning during 2017.

EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEERISM

  • 2211 Staff Payroll Giving contributors donating over R180 000 monthly
  • 362 grassroots Staff Community Builder projects around South Africa
  • 36 organisations receiving philanthropic support (including those funded through staff donations

NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

  • Committed R100 million to support various initiatives in line with South Africa’s National Development Plan.

SUPPLIER AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

  • Invested R500 million in supplier and enterprise development programmes during 2017
  • Undertaken to allocate an incremental amount of R500 million to a ring-fenced Enterprise Supplier Development Fund.

 

THE MASISIZANE FUND

  • Since inception, this fund has approved loans of approximately R500 million of which approximately R400 million has already been disbursed.
  • Through this investment, the fund has supported over 200 enterprises and facilitated the creation of more than 6 700 jobs.
Environment

RESPONSIBLE TO OUR ENVIRONMENT

As at 31 December 2017 R116.3 billion of our assets under management is invested in the green economy with:

Green Building

5-STAR GREEN BUILDING

The Green Building Council of South Africa has assigned our Sandton and Pinelands properties a 5-star Green rating.

Solar carport

LARGEST SOLAR CARPORT IN SA

Installed the largest solar carport in South Africa at our Pinelands offices to reduce carbon emissions. 3 600 solar panels, generating 1.32MWp megawatt at peak, reducing the building’s energy consumption by up to 10%.

Our Stories

Applause from the Mayor of Tshwane

Applause from the Mayor of Tshwane

Revitalization of the economy and a sustainable approach to financial wellbeing

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