Where a well-established infrastructure of insurance companies, banks, investment groups and stock exchanges exist, individuals and businesses are to some extent protected, and thus better able as a society to manage risks. In these markets, members of society have a choice of life and asset insurance, safe payment systems, access to credit, the ability to trade in any currency and accumulate assets with a high level of trust.
The Group’s key objective is the creation of sustainable value for shareholders over the long term. This is achieved by optimising Return on Group Equity Value (RoGEV) through a continued focus on Sanlam’s five strategic pillars. These strategic pillars are supported by five sustainability themes, which are entrenched within the Group’s operations and decision-making. This ensures that the Group’s strategic pillars are tested against those key principles that will ensure long-term thinking and sustainability.
Sanlam’s key objective is the creation of value for stakeholders over the long term. Therefore, the Group drives diversity and innovation to position itself as a leader in client-centric wealth creation, management and protection. This means that Sanlam must treat its clients fairly, while doing business in a profitable and sustainable way.