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Sustainability

We aim to be Africa’s most affordable, accessible and innovative retailer, and to do this in a responsible way for our communities and the environment. This provides us with a social licence to operate and it makes business sense.

Our Sustainability Strategy

Our strategy aligns with our purpose and our values, business objectives and drivers. We make sure to leverage our IT capacity, embed sustainability measuring and monitoring into our business operations and decision-making, and focus on building meaningful partnerships that will help scale the impact of our sustainability projects.

Our People

We invest in our people to enable them to reach their highest potential.

Our Customers

We provide accessible, affordable and safe products to our customers.

Our Communities

We #ActForChange in our communities.

Our Suppliers

Together we grow local economies and create jobs.

Our Natural Capital

We promote sustainable consumption and production patterns for our planet.

Trained 141 452 people

Invested R491 miilion and 3.5 million training hours

Saved 34.2 million kWh through use of energy- efficient lighting, equaling 35 430 tCO2e

Grew the number of food gardens supported to 119 and trained 571 community members

Served more than 34 million meals to communities in need

* For the year ended 28 June 2020

Our contribution to tackling global challenges

We align ourselves on the issues relevant to our business and identify where we can most significantly contribute to the United Nations Sustainability Goals (SDG).


Our Partners

We cannot #ActForChange on our own, which is why we ground our social investment in local community partnerships.