We have identified seven areas in which we believe we can best achieve our purpose, to drive Africa’s growth, while making a positive impact on society, the economy and the environment.
We selected these areas based on their relevance to our core business as a provider of financial products and services; and the priority needs of Africa’s people, businesses and economies, with reference to the UN global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union’s Agenda 2063.
In 2018, we reported against six impact areas. In 2019, we reviewed our impact areas and made some changes to ensure they accurately reflect the areas in which we can make the greatest impact. The changes included merging education and skills development, and adding two new impact categories: climate change and sustainable finance; and health.