SCHREDER - Sustainability Report 2023


Initiatives from BEKA Schréder Our South African entity, BEKA Schréder, has a strong focus on education. This is an important issue in a country where inequalities in the education system play a role in perpetuating poverty and inequality. Every company in South Africa is rated according to the B-BBEE Scorecard. In general, the level of compliance determines participation in the economy and public tenders. BEKA Schréder decided to go beyond the B-BBEE checklist. The following programmes were implemented in 2023.  Higher Education Bursaries Two external bursaries (Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering) Three internal bursaries (Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Supply Chain Management and Business Administration)  Learnership, Apprenticeships, Internship (LAI’s) Internal learners: 10 learners on production technology NQF 4 External learners (unemployed learners with disabilities): 8 learners on New Venture Creation NQF level 4  Adult Basic Education and training (ABET) Available to adults who want to finish their basic education (literacy, numeracy and communication) Internal learners: 10 staff members External learners: 20 unemployed learners

4.4 - By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship. 4.5 - By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of educationand vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations.


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