Sasfin recognises that the banking and financial services sector has an important role to play in the context of environmental sustainability, both in South Africa and in the global context.
Sasfin acknowledges its obligation to effectively manage the direct and indirect environmental and social impacts of its activities, products and services. In terms of the nature of the Group’s operations, water and energy usage, as well as waste generation, is not considered to be material.
Economic growth, social equity and environmental integrity are interdependent outcomes of all sustainable development.
The integration of social, economic and environmental factors is essential for planning, implementation and decision-making so as to ensure that development serves present and future business partners.