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Sasol engages actively and collaboratively on sustainability issues via various fora:
• We play an active role in developing and implementing
the global chemical industry’s Responsible Care®
initiatives, and participate in working groups of the
CEFIC, CAIA and the American Chemistry Council.
• We retain our focus on continually improving
performance in line with meeting Responsible Care®
management practices as a global signatory.
• We have been a UN Global Compact signatory since
2001, and have endorsed the UN Global Compact CEO
Water Mandate since March 2008.
• We sustain our commitment to industry best practices
through our membership of the International Council
of Chemicals Associations (ICCA), Chemicals Policy and
Health Leadership Group and we continue to work with
ICCA to promote safe chemicals management.
• We are a member of the NBI, of the Strategic Water
Partners Network as well as of the South African Petroleum
Industry Association and BUSA.
• Sasol is a member of the Minerals Council of South Africa,
formerly the Chamber of Mines.
• We have signed-up to the EP100 which is a global
collaborative initiative on energy productivity.
• Only African founding member to the global AEPW, which
seeks to eliminate plastic waste from the environment.
• Sasol has been independently assessed according to the
FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to
remain a constituent of the FTSE4Good index.
• Our Chemicals Business continues to partner with EcoVadis
for Corporate Social Responsibility assessments.
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Business address and registered office
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Republic of South Africa
Photographs used in this report have been sourced from our photographic library and many were taken before the COVID-19 outbreak. Some
of these photographs do not reflect the social distancing and protocols approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) such as wearing
of masks in public places and social distancing. All initiatives and related photographs done during the pandemic were carried out in line with
• We participate in the annual climate change and water
disclosures of the CDP.
Forward-looking statements disclaimer
Sasol may, in this document, make certain statements
that are not historical facts and relate to analyses and
other information which are based on forecasts of future
results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable.
These statements may also relate to our future prospects,
expectations, developments and business strategies.
Examples of such forward-looking statements include, but are
not limited to, the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
pandemic on Sasol’s business, results of operations,
financial condition and liquidity and statements regarding
the effectiveness of any actions taken by Sasol to address
or limit any impact of COVID-19 on its business; statements
regarding exchange rate fluctuations, changing crude oil
prices, volume growth, changes in demand for Sasol’s
products, increases in market share, total shareholder return,
executing our growth projects, oil and gas reserves, cost
reductions, legislative, regulatory and fiscal development, our
climate change strategy and business performance outlook.
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“seek”, “will”, “plan”, “could”, “may”, “endeavour”, “target”,
“forecast” and “project” and similar expressions are intended
to identify such forward-looking statements, but are not
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other forward-looking statements will not be achieved. If
one or more of these risks materialise, or should underlying
assumptions prove incorrect, our actual results may differ
materially from those anticipated. You should understand
that a number of important factors could cause actual results
to differ materially from the plans, objectives, expectations,
estimates and intentions expressed in such forward-looking
statements. These factors and others are discussed more
fully in our most recent annual report on Form 20-F filed on
20 September 2021 and in other filings with the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission. The list of factors
discussed therein is not exhaustive; when relying on forwardlooking statements to make investment decisions, you should
carefully consider both these factors and other uncertainties
and events. Forward-looking statements apply only as of
the date on which they are made, and we do not undertake
any obligation to update or revise any of them, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise.
B-BBEE – Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment
NOx - nitrogen oxides
NPO - non-profit organisation
bscf – billion standard cubic feet
one billion – one thousand million
CY - calendar Year
PM - particulate matter
ECD – early childhood development
PSM - Process Safety Management
ESG – Environmental, social and governance
REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals
FER – fires, explosions and releases
RCR - recordable case rate
FER-SR – fires, explosions and releases severity rate
SDG – Sustainable Development Goal
FY – financial Year
SHE – safety, health and environment
GHG – greenhouse gas
SME - small, medium enterprises
HSI - high severity incident
TIoP - Transport Indicator of Performance
ktpa – thousand tons per annum
VOC - volatile organic compounds
One billion is defined as one thousand million, bbl – barrel, bscf – billion standard cubic feet, mmscf – million standard cubic feet, oil references
brent crude, mmboe – million barrels oil equivalent. All references to years refer to the financial year ended 30 June. Any reference to a
calendar year is prefaced by the word “calendar”.
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