16 November 2018: Redefine Properties’ was once again recognised for its widely acclaimed integrated report, emerging as the overall winner at the Charted Secretaries Integrated Reporting Awards 2018 held last evening. Instituted in 1956 and hosted by the Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa together with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the awards celebrate efforts made by companies in reporting sustainability.
Considered one of the most prestigious accolades for integrated reporting in the country, the CSIR Award is very democratic with a panel of judges, each individually assessing the reports against the stringent criteria. These include - balanced disclosure of trade-offs and outcomes; robust stakeholder engagement; strategic objectives in the short, medium and long-term; evidence of accountability and transparency.
“We are delighted to have met these high standards and further encouraged to continuously challenge ourselves to meet the needs of all our stakeholders”, says financial director, Leon Kok.
“This recognition stands testament to our longstanding commitment to transparency and accountability to our stakeholders and confirms that value can be created not only from financial but also from environmental and social performance”, he concludes.