The group’s sustainability information articulates Pepkor’s approach to our corporate sustainability strategy.

It highlights Pepkor’s efforts to address material matters and stakeholder concerns within our social and environmental contexts. The information on this site, and in our summary report, provides an overview of our sustainability focus areas, explaining how we have addressed these throughout the group.

Reporting boundary

Pepkor’s integrated reporting covers Pepkor Holdings Limited and our subsidiaries. All references to Pepkor, the group or the company refer to the operating businesses within the group. Although operating businesses might have different priorities, their strategic implementation and reporting is aligned with the group’s material matters and environmental, social and governance (ESG) themes.

The integrated suite of reports aims to furnish more detailed information to address issues that concern our stakeholders. It provides Pepkor’s response to mitigate risk and harness opportunities within the context of the strategy and our operating environment that creates sustainable value for stakeholders.

Principles and frameworks

The group has considered the following principles, disclosures and frameworks:

  • The King IV Report on Corporate GovernanceTM for South Africa, 2016 (King IVTM)*
  • The Companies Act, No. 71 of 2008, as amended (Companies Act), including reference to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles
  • JSE Equity and Debt Listings Requirements
  • Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Act, No. 53 of 2003

  • FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index

  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

  • JSE Sustainability and Climate Disclosure Guidance

  • Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

Other reports available on the group’s website

The integrated reporting suite provides supporting documentation illustrating how the group and our operating businesses address material matters and deliver on our strategy. Quantitative ESG data is kept up to date as changes might occur in the business, while qualitative ESG data are updated annually as part of the integrated reporting cycle.

These reports are published on the group’s website to be accessed and downloaded: integrated-report/.

Together, they represent Pepkor’s integrated reporting suite for FY23.

Integrated report

Corporate governance

Remuneration report

Annual financial statements

Notice of annual general meeting

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