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Massmart HIV/AIDS Performance and Risk Update 2014

Every year Massmart reviews its HIV/AIDS activities to ensure that its efforts sufficiently address this ongoing health crisis. What follows is a description of Massmart’s current rate of HIV infection…

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Massmart winning the fight against HIV and AIDS (June 2012)

With an estimated 11% or 5.7-million South Africans tested as HIV-positive, the impact of the disease is being felt in all aspects of South African life. What is concerning is…

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Massmart encourages early detection of priority illnesses (June 2012)

If there is one goal that is common to all of us, governments, businesses and the people, it is sustainability. For Massmart, this concept is the ethical centre of all…

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Reaping the benefits of share ownership – Thuthukani pays out (November 2011)

The Massmart Thuthukani employee empowerment scheme was launched in 2006. It saw the placement of 18-million Massmart shares, representing R900 million of the company’s shareholding, into the Thuthukani Trust.

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Massmart Develops Future Black Leaders (June 2007)

When Norman Mainganya, 34, worked as a salesman at Makro Wonderboom, he thought the guys back in the receiving area had it easy. “I believed my job was harder because…

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Building diversity is important at Massmart (March 2007)

In all of Massmart’s strategic social goals – education, nutrition, employee health and wellness, addressing food insecurity and encouraging environmental responsibility – the company sees its effectiveness and sustainability as…

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Free ARVs Added to Massmart’s HIV/Aids Programme (September 2006)

Massmart has extended its HIV/Aids programme to include offering antiretrovirals (ARVs) to every infected permanent employee and his/her spouse.

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Massmart Announces Staff Empowerment Programme (July 2006)

In one of the most important deals in its history, the board and executive committee of Massmart has announced, pending shareholder approval, its intention to enter into an empowerment transaction…

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