Corporate Governance continued 7. Social and Ethics Committee The Afdawn Social and Ethics Committee (the committee) was established in 2013. The committee assists the board in monitoring that the group maintains high levels of good corporate citizenship with all stakeholders and ensures that the business considers its social and environmental impact and performance. The committee acts in terms of the delegated authority of the board and assists the directors in monitoring the group’s activities relating to ethics, stakeholder engagement, including employees, customers, corporate social investment, environmental issues, and black economic empowerment. The responsibilities of the committee are as follows: • Monitor the group’s activities relating to social and economic development, good corporate citizenship, the environment, and health and public safety. • Draw matters relating to these activities to the attention of the board, as appropriate. • Monitor functions required in terms of the Companies Act of South Africa and its regulations. • Report annually to shareholders on matters within the committee’s mandate. AFRICAN DAWN 19 ANNUAL REPORT 2015 Committee members The committee comprised the following members at the end of the reporting period: Director Designation SM Roper (Chairperson) Independent Non-executive A Böhmert Executive JK van Zyl Executive Due to the issues being addressed by the board at present, this committee was informal for the year under review and a more formal process will be introduced in 2016.
AFRICAN DAWN 2015 Annual Report
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