Shaping our future with confidence

Our sustainability report offers a detailed overview of our performance in key areas such as economic growth, social and employee welfare, climate change and environmental stewardship, providing a holistic view of our sustainability efforts.

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Thought Leader

Launched the first Sanlam ESG Barometer in South Africa.


R139 million invested in CSI spend in 2023 globally.


Participated in the 2023 TCFD best practice case study yearbook by the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

Top Employer

Awarded Top Employer in South Africa for the 8th consecutive year

Financial Inclusion

Our products touch the lives of 69 million in Africa and Asia.


R24,6 billion invested in Empowerment financing

The six pillars of our sustainability strategy

Financial strength, resilience and consistent performance
We aim to generate enduring and sustainable value for our shareholders, employees and clients.
Trust and reputation
Sanlam places a strong emphasis on nurturing trust and maintaining a reputable standing with our clients.
Financial inclusion
Sanlam has developed innovative and affordable financial solutions to bridge the insurance and investment gap to its clients regardless of their income level or socio-economic status.
Investing for good in people and planet
We support sustainable investing principles, aligning with ESG principles in our investment portfolios to promote environmentally and socially responsible practices.
Strategic partnerships are integral to Sanlam's pursuit of social and economic impact within the communities we serve.
Thought leadership
Sanlam remains committed to serve as a thought leader in the financial industry, actively sharing expertise and cutting-edge research to foster responsible and impactful financial solutions.

Key resources

Sanlam Foundation

The Sanlam Foundation’s mandate is to be the custodian of Sanlam’s legitimacy as a responsible corporate citizen. To create shared value, the foundation drives increased positive social impact and helps protect Sanlam’s reputation as a trusted, relevant organisation, that is part of the fabric of the societies within which the Group operates.

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Sanlam Transformation

We want to be at the forefront of transformation in the financial sector and support confidence through empowerment. Sanlam established a transformation office which effectively came into being on 1 March 2020. The aim of this office is to ensure that the Group has a defined and articulated transformation positioning and approach.

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