Investment holding company
Established in 1965. Manages a portfolio of budget retail chains selling predominantly clothing, footwear and textiles. Acquired Australian retailers Best&Less in 1998 and Harris Scarfe in 2012. Bought by South Africa's Steinhoff International in 2014.
|Pepkor Holdings Pty Ltd||ZAF||website|
| Steinhoff International Holdings Ltd
owns 92% of Pepkor Holdings Pty Ltd
|Pepkor Holdings Pty Ltd|
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 14/100 in the Household Durables category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 2021). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2021)
|Steinhoff International Holdings Ltd|
In December 2017 Steinhoff went from having a market capitalisation of $US19 billion to $US1.9 billion in the space of a few days, after it was discovered that several years of audited accounts could not be trusted.
Source: news article (2018)
This company received a score of 11.4/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
Source: Newsweek (2017)
This company has a number of corporate responsibility claims on its website.
Source: company website (2014)
This company faced criticism over it's 2014 purchase of Pepkor when directors bought shares without disclosing a deal was imminent. The company denies any wrongdoing.
Source: news article (2014)
|Address||Cape Town, South Africa|