CHARLES MOLAPISI: Look beyond profits to show how lives are affected
MTN SA CEO Charles Molapisi reflects on the company's recent results and the impact its operations have had on society and the economy
There is no doubt businesses have underestimated or wilfully looked past the impact their scale and operations can have on the environments in which they operate and the communities they serve. Business has an important role to play in engendering change that matters, change that drives positive impact. The recent MTN True Value report shows the immense power of our company’s activity in action, where every second of every day — when someone interacts with an MTN product or service — the value we provide goes far further and much deeper than a number on an annual report.
The results of the report, compiled independently by KPMG, show MTN is making extensive headway in helping to address unemployment, poverty and inequality in South Africa, and reflect how we apply our values to ensure we contribute to a larger social ecosystem...
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