On August 27, 2017 fin24 covered an open letter from Khaya Gobodo, managing director of Old Mutual Investment Group, to fellow CEOs of Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed companies.
According to the article, Mr. Gobodo “said the aim is to establish an open dialogue among them regarding issues seen as critical for long-term shared value creation across the South African economy.
‘We all talk about ESG in very broad philosophical terms. It is usually an appendix to annual report, but not an integral part in conversations.
We say that those days are behind us. We need to talk about how ESG can be the central conversation piece to become an influential concept.’”
You may read the article on the fin24 internet site.