Old Mutual Positive Futures Plan 2015

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Old Mutual Positive Futures Plan 2015

The Plan’s goals for 2020 include:

  • scaling up its financial education programmes to reach 50 million people
  • positively influencing 20 million people through micro-finance and micro-insurance products
  • investing 10% of its funds under management in the green economy and infrastructure.

Bruce Hemphill, Group Chief Executive says “We remain committed to being proactive in our contribution to society, including the growth of jobs, housing and income.  Our Positive Futures Plan unites us in our long-term view of creating positive futures for all.”

Old Mutual’s core responsible business practices will continue: sound environmental management; investment in communities through Old Mutual’s foundations, trusts and supported-employee activities; continued development of its approach to human rights; and disclosing progress through publically available reports such as through PRI and CDP.

Download the Positive Futures Plan 2015 here

Content from this campaign

Green Affordable Housing Matters to Old Mutual
“Green affordable housing integrates social and environmental sustainability imperatives providing access to better quality homes with lower running costs for lower middle income groups” - Manie Annandale Head of Affordable Housing Development Finance, Nedbank.  Cape Town, South Africa Building for the future: By the end of 2015, Old Mutual had invested R10.2...
Aug 24, 2016 9:15 AM ET
Investing in the Green Economy and Infrastructure
Why it matters Addressing environmental, social and governance factors in our investment and ownership decisions makes good business sense. This long-term approach adds value to all our stakeholders and means that the investment decisions we make today take into account the wellbeing of future generations. Funding a greener future We have...
Aug 2, 2016 9:00 AM ET
Old Mutual on Embedding Responsible Investment
Getting it right To support our drive for best practice in responsible investment, we constantly monitor our compliance with our Responsible Investment Standard. We aim to be active and engaged investors: our South African asset manager has met our target of casting 100% of proxy votes, and we are making good progress across the rest of the Group. A proxy vote is where...
Jul 20, 2016 10:35 AM ET
Old Mutual on Financial Inclusion: Why it Matters
Why it matters Education is only part of the solution. People also need access to suitable products. New ways to meet financial needs The South African Government has been encouraging new approaches that bring financial services to underserved communities. In response we have launched Imbizos which are community-based providers of...
Jul 6, 2016 2:00 PM ET
Old Mutual on Financial Education: Why it Matters
Why it matters There are 350 million adults in sub-Saharan Africa. More than half have no ready access to financial services, and financial knowledge could be improved across all our markets. Earning trust We are working to ensure that our 64,000 employees and 18.9 million customers have access to the best financial education available and...
Jun 22, 2016 11:00 AM ET