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Financial highlights and results
Our Group in brief
Consolidated segmental analysis
Performance at a glance
External appraisals
Global footprint
Directorate
Chairman’s statement
Chief executive’s report
Financial director’s report
Review of operations
Summarised sustainability report
Corporate governance
Financial statements
Shareholders
Management directory
Shareholders’ diary
Administration
Glossary
AGM notice and proxy
 
Summarised sustainability report
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Sustainability at Bidvest is about being Proudly Bidvest and presents the opportunity to provide employees with a fresh way of thinking that not only inspires them, but also enables a new generation of entrepreneurs to create business value that addresses and where possible exceeds evolving societal needs and expectations
Refinancing of Dinatla’s investment, cementing the empowerment partnership for a further five years
Review and full upgrade of Group communications capacity
BEE procurement R4,6 billion (16,7% of discretionary South African spend)
Direct employment: 10 859 jobs created
Women employees – 44,8% (women employees in South Africa – 49,1%)
Total training spend R141,1 million (R118,1 million in South Africa)
Bidvest is one of only three South African companies listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index 2007 and the JSE has reaffirmed Bidvest as a founding constituent of the SRI Index
Corporate social investment spend increased to R38,5 million, equating to 1,0% of pre-tax profit (R32,2 million and 1,2% of pre-tax profit in South Africa)
 
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