Alf James

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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

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

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

Fund’s name change reflects expanded scope

'Our aim is to make aware that saving is a lifestyle choice'

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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