Alf James

Sustainable transport key to sustainable development

Transport is essential to economic growth and affects people's daily lives, but it also drives climate change and is the cause of too many deaths

Focussed on benefitting members

Profits from the fund's activities are reinvested to benefit members

Truck stops promote driver safety and responsible investment

The Harrismith Highway Junction Truck Stop is creating vital skills and employment

Truckers UNiTE against human trafficking

Truck drivers are the eyes of the campaign, which combats horrific crime

Communication with members is key to fund’s success

Cellphones are the preferred channel of interaction

High rate of compliance allows for rapid investment

Compliance with pension payments is high, despite high staff turnover

Investments focussed on enhancing members’ wellbeing

The fund's investment goal is to enhance returns to members on a sustainable basis

Retirement fund a reliable constant in members’ lives

Governance is good because the trustees worked in the industry, are fund members and undergo training during the year

The future must change for women

Women are paid less than men, so their pensions are smaller

Call to join quest for financial freedom and security

Retirement industry stakeholders can improve both the country's retirement and socioeconomic conditions

Collaboration necessary to resolve South African savings crisis

Promoting a culture of saving can help to turn the economy around - particularly for African women

Investment strategy directed by clear policy

The fund policy is to have not less than 60% of its domestic assets managed by black owned and controlled investment management companies

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