Performance data1

Natural capital

Components 2018 2019 2020
Energy use (kWh/ton) (intensity/ton) 132,6 125,9 119,0
Water use (kℓ/ton) (intensity/ton) 1,67 1,6 1,5
Increase/(decrease) in absolute electricity use 2,7% (8,5%) (5,3%)
Increase/(decrease) in energy intensity 3,4% (5,0%) (5,7%)
Increase/(decrease) in absolute water use (19,3%) (7,2%) (8,8%)
Increase/(decrease) in water intensity (21,2%) (5,4%) (5,9%)
Packaging (tons) 0,3 0,3 0,3
Waste (tons) 0,02 0,02 0,02
Carbon emissions CO2-e/ton production 0,23 0,22 0,20

Water tariffs for industrial/commercial use increased by a range of 12% to 20%. (There was a 38% to 45% increase in the Western Cape.)

Human capital

Components 2018    2019    2020   
Total number of permanent employees (SA) 11 348    10 074    10 838   
Total number of permanent employees (outside of SA) 1 426    571    350   
Total number of contractors 1 590    1 114    1203 
Total number of employees and contractors 12 938    11 188    10 958   
Percentage of employees who are deemed historically disadvantaged South Africans (HDSA)2 93,4% 93,4% 94,0%
Percentage of management deemed HDSA2 12,8% 13,8% 14,1%
Percentage of employees who are women 29,6% 30,4% 30,2%
Percentage of employees who are “permanent” (SA only) 87,7% 90,0% 99,0%
Percentage of employees who belong to a trade union (SA only) 59,0% 61,0% 59,6%
Employee turnover4 11,0% 8,8% 9,1%
Total number of person days lost due to industrial action (ie strike action) 0    43    0   
Percentage of total person days lost due to industrial action – calculated or reported 0% 17,2% 0%
Skills development      
Total number of employees trained in South Africa, including internal and external training interventions – skills development 4 288    3 946    2 972   
Rand value of employee training spend (Rm) (South Africa) 22,6    127    97,3   
Percentage of total payroll part of training 1,8% 4,2% 3%
Safety and health      
Fatality in a route-to-market incident 1    1    3   
Group lost-time incident frequency rate (LTIFR) on target 0,27    0,38    0,34   
Lost-time injuries (LTIs) 107    139    129   

1 Includes data for VAMP for the full year.
2 Excluding international.
3 Contractors are FTC’s less than three months and this number does not include our seasonals.
4 This figure is our annualise turnover including all leavers, and not limited to resignations. This is turnover (all leavers and not attrition) and is annualised.

Workforce profile

          South Africa           Outside of South Africa   Total
Year African Indian Coloured White Foreign
nationals
  Disabled   Permanent Temporary1 Total
South
Africa
  Permanent Temporary   Total
permanent
Total
2020 8 678 594 909 614 43   12   10 838 5 152 15 990   350 215   11 188 16 555
2019 8 920 642 890 677 59   14   11 188 5 032 16 220   571 297   11 759 17 088
2018 8 397 700 985 695 0   14   10 777 5 963 16 740   1 426 364   12 203 18 530
2017 8 485 701 1 083 780 0   37   11 049 5 246 16 295   2 012 4 664   13 061 22 971
2016 8 437 720 1 120 831 0   72   11 109 3 689 14 798   3 841 2 149   14 950 20 788

1 This number reflects our peak number of seasonal employees and our FTC employees as at 30 September 2020.

Social and relationship capital

Components (Rm) 2018 2019 2020
Commitment to socio-economic development (SED), reaching over 88 000 beneficiaries (FY17: R35 million) 32 28,5 22,4
Spend on bursaries for 164 students (2018: R6,3 million and 188 respectively) 6,3 7,0 6,1
  20171 20181 20191
BBBEE ownership      
Tiger Brands Foundation 5,0% 4,8% 4,8%
Tiger Brands Black Managers Trusts 2,2% 1,9% 0,6%
General staff share trust 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
Thusani trusts (beneficiaries are children of black employees) 2,0% 1,9% 1,9%
Spend with BBBEE verified suppliers (Rbn) 11,9    8,9    11,5   
Spend with suppliers classified as qualifying small enterprises and exempt micro-enterprises (QSE, EME) (Rbn) 1,7    1,2    1,6   
Spend with suppliers that qualify as black owned (Rbn) 2,4    2,4    3,8   
Spend with suppliers that qualify as black women-owned (Rbn) 1,7    1,7    2,1   

1 Note that for BBBEE values, the 2020 values will only be confirmed after the release of this report.

  2018 2019 2020
Enterprise and supplier development      
Black farmers supported 58 58 841
Total investment of black farmers supported (Rm) 11 10 13,22
Jobs created 412 45 262  
Additional investment made in Khayelitsha Cookies (Rm) 1,3 0,7 1,0  
Our communities      
High-quality, nutrient dense and fortified food packages distributed 55 600 89 000 105 648  
Direct and indirect beneficiaries reached monthly via the Tiger Brands food and nutrition support programme 30 000 42 000 30 000  
Community members trained in food gardening and community education 204 396 596  
Components 2018 2019 2020   
Food and nutrition support programme (Rm) 20,6 13,7 15,4   
Cause and brand-related CSI (Rm) 2,6 0,9 0,6   
Employee volunteerism (Rm) 0,6 1,5 0,3   
Community skills development (Rm) 6,0 9,5 5,5   
Community-based enterprise development (Rm) 1,0 1,8 2,0   
Ad hoc (Rm) 1,8 1,0 1,0   
Total (Rm) 32,6 28,5 24,83 
Tiger Brands Foundation      
Spend on the programme to date (approximate for 2011 to 2020) (Rm) 174 206 240   
No-fee schools across all nine provinces benefit 94 94 101   
Number of regional coordinators that oversee smooth running at provincial level 10 10 10   
Kitchens constructed/upgraded 38 43 51   
Learners that receive a nutritious breakfast every school morning 67 429 73 056 74 455   
Warm nutritious breakfasts served since 2011 65,2m 78,5m 88,0m   
Jobs sustained for the community as food handlers, monitors and regional coordinators 390+ 410+ 430+   
Food handlers and community stakeholders received Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority accredited training in seven provinces. 347 514 5144   

1 25 through direct investment from Tiger Brands, 59 through the Dipuno Fund.
2 R4,8 million through a direct investment from Tiger Brands, R8,4 million through the Dipuno Fund.
3 An additional R7 million donations were made to Food Forward.
4 No training due to Covid-19 lockdown.