It recognises Sanlam’s responsibility to conduct its affairs ethically, transparently, with accountability, fairly and in a socially responsible way. This ensures a sustainable business that creates value for its stakeholders.
The directors of Sanlam serve on the Board of Sanlam Life Insurance Limited (Sanlam Life), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanlam. The two boards function as an integrated unit, in practice, as far as possible.
Chairman Johan van Zyl's report consist of responses to key questions that reflect his leadership perspective, summarise the main focus areas for the Board during the past year, and reflect on the longer-term value created by Sanlam for stakeholders.
The Sanlam Board recognises that appropriate remuneration for executive directors, members of its Executive committee and other employees is inextricably linked to the attraction, development and retention of top-level talent and human capital within the Group.
Sanlam has a comprehensive and entrenched governance system and approach that enables sustainable value creation for stakeholders. At the core is the trust that our material stakeholders place in Sanlam to uphold the highest level of integrity and ethical conduct.
Sanlam is a listed company on the Johannesburg Stock
Exchange operated by the JSE Limited (JSE) and
Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX). For the period ended
31 December 2017, Sanlam fully implemented and
disclosed hereto all the principles on good corporate
governance as provided for under King IV™ as well as the mandatory corporate governance
requirements of the JSE Listing Requirements.