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Our sustainable long-term success is based on the highest integrity of our people in business relationships over the years, providing best practice in the development of our conduct embedded in our core values, provision of a safe and secure working environment and treating every employee with fairness and respect. We have also ensured that we minimize our impact on the environment and communities we operate in and set appropriate and consistent standards for dealing with service providers and suppliers.

We value our people - they are our most important asset. Their energy, enthusiasm and integrity has opened avenues to new and existing businesses.

We are focused on taking sustainability beyond our operations evident in our approach to business and through our stakeholder engagement strategies. Across our diverse stakeholder groups and value chain, we create products and services that support economic growth and improvements in quality of life. We want people to benefit from our presence within their communities and as such create shared value and lasting impact that contributes to the sustainable development of the society.

Our activities are aligned to the UN SDGs, thus establishing strategic synergies, and strengthening relationships that are necessary to accomplish strong social development, protect the environment and promote economic development on a local and global scale.

We have partnered with several developmental players in driving the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals across Africa. Our involvement in initiatives, alliances and activities that foster social development and environmental protection have helped us to deliver on our sustainability goals.

ETHICS & COMPLIANCE

Our Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct in our businesses guides the entrenching of corporate ethics in the way we do business. All employees, management and business vendors are sensitized and given access to the Code to understand the role they play in upholding our values and how to conduct themselves as stakeholders of Sahara Group.

Code of Ethics

Strengthening Governance
and Partnerships

We continue to support partnerships with the OECD, the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) where we lend our voice on anti-corruption and transparency from our unique perspective as an African owned multinational. We have also been actively working with the United Nations Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG) where we serve as Co-chair on the Board.

KEY GOVERNING POLICIES

Sahara Group recently partnered with Treedom to plant a minimum of 2,000 trees annually across Africa, which will absorb more than 450 tonnes of CO2 over the next 10 years, per location. This collection of trees called ‘Asharami Groves’ will be planted in the conglomerate’s locations of operation across Africa, starting with Cameroon (900 trees) and Kenya (1,100 trees).

Sahara Group recently partnered with Treedom to plant a minimum of 2,000 trees annually across Africa, which will absorb more than 450 tonnes of CO2 over the next 10 years, per location. This collection of trees called ‘Asharami Groves’ will be planted in the conglomerate’s locations of operation across Africa, starting with Cameroon (900 trees) and Kenya (1,100 trees).

These are recurring questions which Sahara Group has received from business partners, potential business partners, independent analysts, and researchers. Answers have been provided to the questions. Should there be other questions; Sahara Group will update the FAQ document accordingly in line with PACI provisions.

Fostering Inclusion & Diversity

Over the years, we have demonstrated our commitment towards sustaining our people and our quest towards the attainment of a more gender balanced workforce by the introduction of policies and clear targets to minimize the gender gap.

FAQS

Pursuant to operating a transparent enterprise, we have provided answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Sahara. Relevant documents have been attached to some answers where necessary. Sahara restates its commitment to upholding globally acclaimed best practice in all its operations, processes, and activities.

 

These are recurring questions which Sahara Group has received from business partners, potential business partners, independent analysts, and researchers. Answers have been provided to the questions. Should there be other questions; Sahara Group will update the FAQ document accordingly in line with PACI provisions.