2022 Deloitte Africa Impact Report

Doing good while doing well

We have focused our business to always be in service of the public interest. Not only is this one of the cornerstones of how we bring our Purpose to life, it also guides us to do business the right way, operating in collaboration with our clients to leave a legacy we can be proud of – making a positive contribution to society.

Joe Eshun, Managing Director of Businesses for Deloitte Africa says, “There is no limit to the problems we can solve through critical thinking, and the application of technology for good.”

RCL FOODS’ digital transformation journey kicks off with automated digital system

RCL FOODS is a leading South African food manufacturer, producing a wide range of branded and private label food products. In 2022, the company partnered with Deloitte to initiate a digital transformation journey that has revamped the company’s promotion spend management approach.

Embedding ESG to deliver value beyond compliance

“We will continue to seek holistic solutions that make an impact that matters, and work with our clients to meet their compliance requirements, while simultaneously embedding sustainability into the DNA of their business operations. It’s an exciting time to help clients shift the ESG needle and be part of an organisation that wants to build better futures for the next generation.”

Mark Victor, ESG Leader for Deloitte Africa

USAID: A life touched is a life changed

The USAID Boresha Afya (meaning “Improve Health”) is a long-term programme supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The project provided support to over 800 000 people living with HIV, 1 597 health facilities, 47 civil society organisations (CSOs), faith-based organisations (FBOs) and 12 private institutions (universities and private companies owning health centers/hospitals) across 43 districts.

Developing an ESG strategy and operating model blueprint for leading South African Telco

Deloitte embarked on an ESG strategy development process for a leading South African telecommunications operator. Investors around the world are increasingly calling for a response to climate change, sustainable business practices and shared value creation. We partnered with our client to define their ESG strategy, operating model blueprint and implementation roadmap.

Multinational mining and metals company uses innovative platform to drive digital workforce engagement

With 80 000 employees across several remote mining operations in South Africa, the client’s workforce is dispersed.

Mining company benefits from independent assessment of plans to achieve net-zero carbon emissions

A global mining company has ambitions to decarbonise and reach its net-zero emission targets by switching to renewable energy and generating offsets through carbon sequestration. The company has a portfolio of existing projects, which include solar PV, wind, forest conservation and afforestation, on one of their African operational sites.

Energy and Emissions Target Setting Strategy Lab helps mitigate risk and better manage environmental impact

A South African diversified Group, consisting of several business entities, generates Greenhouse Gas Emissions mainly through activities relating to its manufacturing facilities, logistics network and retail stores.

Turning trash into a value-adding plastics recycling market in Nigeria

Nigeria, like many countries in the world, is facing a significant and growing problem to effectively manage solid waste and plastics. In 2022, Lagos State, with an estimated population of over 24 million people, generates about 10 000 metric tons per day of solid waste of which 15% is plastic, and only 10% is recycled.

Renewable energy company benefits from ESG advisory services

A large international Southern African mining company required a business plan for Board consideration to expand its core business from exclusively focused on bulk commodity mining to include a renewable energy business.

Deloitte partners with Grindstone Accelerator to increase success rate of young innovation companies

Deloitte Africa has teamed up with Knife Capital, one of the most successful venture capital companies in Africa, as well as the SA SME Fund to launch the Grindstone Accelerator programme.

Deloitte Africa conducts external sustainability and non-financial assurance audits on listed entities

An important element of Deloitte’s ESG services is to provide limited and reasonable assurance, on some of the largest emitters and complex sustainability operations listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). This is important for these companies, not only to comply with local regulations, but also to give confidence of the company’s commitment to its stated ESG goals to investors and stakeholders in these organisations.