Doing good

Pick n Pay has a long and remarkable history of sustainability and progressive social action, beginning well before it became a fashionable part of corporate life. This may in part have reflected the particular challenges facing South Africa in the early decades of the business. But at its core were the vision and values of Pick n Pay’s founder, Mr Raymond Ackerman, his unshakeable belief in the consumer, and his commitment to the principle that doing good is good business.

David North
Group Executive Strategy and Corporate Affairs

FTSE4Good Emerging Index


FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Pick n Pay has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products
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