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ReportAlert.info - Investec (LON:INVP) Publishes 2012 Sustainability Report

The report detailes the group's commitment to building a sustainable business that makes a valuable contribution to society, macro-economic stability & to the environment
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(3BL Media) - July 31, 2012 - Investec released its sustainability report for 2012 detailing the group’s commitment to building a sustainable business that makes a valuable contribution to society, macro-economic stability and to the environment. The contents of this report are evidence of the group’s collective efforts around three key areas of profit, people and planet.

Highlights for the year include the following:

  • Investec continued to build sound and recognized franchises across all core geographies to develop the right balance of businesses for the long term
  • A 15-year €50 million Climate Action Framework Loan Facility with the European Investment Bank was concluded to fund energy-efficient and clean energy projects in South Africa.
  • Investec’s Gresham Street office in the UK was awarded the Special Commendation Platinum Award in the City of London’s Clean City Awards Scheme
  • £4.5 million was spent across the group on a variety of social and charitable investments
  • £13 million was spent across the group on learning and development of staff and leaders

The report demonstrates Investec’s commitment to transparent communication by offering more detail on the non-financial areas of the business which are of interest to the group’s stakeholders.

To view the full report or find out more about Investec’s sustainability efforts, please visit www.investec.co.za/about-investec/sustainability.html or email Kubashnee Venkatraman kvenkatraman@investec.co.za

About Investec
Investec is an international specialist bank and asset manager that provides a diverse range of financial products and services to a niche client base in three principal markets, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia as well as certain other countries. The group was established in 1974 and currently has approximately 7 800 employees.

Investec focuses on delivering distinctive profitable solutions for its clients in three core areas of activity namely, Asset Management, Wealth & Investment and Specialist Banking.

In July 2002 the Investec group implemented a dual listed company structure with listings on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges. The combined groups current market capitalisation is approximately GBP3bn.
 

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