The 2018 National Business Awards, a showpiece event in the South African business calendar, announced the champions of the South African economy at a glittering gala ceremony in Johannesburg on Thursday 15 November 2018. Recognising the success, innovation and ethics of South African companies and organisations across all industry sectors, an illustrious community of top business performers gathered to celebrate the achievements of the National Business Awards finalists and winners.
Sustainable development is inherent to Mpact and a key tenet of our vision to be a leading packaging business with the highest ethical standards, delivering exceptional value for customers, employees, communities, and shareholders. We adhere to the highest industry health and safety standards and have a zero tolerance policy on safety incidents. We are committed to responsible sourcing of raw materials, conserving the natural resources we depend on, and ensuring efficient supply chains.
To this end, we engage with our various stakeholders on critical sustainability issues such as workplace safety, future resource constraints, employment practices, transformation, diversity, regulatory environment and broader social issues affecting the country. As such, our Group sustainability activities, which are aligned to Mpact's three strategic pillars, reflect this engagement, the integration of our business model, and consider highly the impact of these activities on the environment, our people, our investors, and the communities in which we operate. Mpact's three key pillars of the business strategy, namely, Mpact's leading market position, a customer-focused operating structure and performance are set out in Strategy and Objectives of the Integrated Report. Refer to Mpact's business model.