Press Releases • Feb 21, 2019 08:18 GMT
21 February 2019 – Discovery today presented its half-year results for the period ended 31 December 2018; representing a period of exceptional growth, with a temporary decline in profits due to considerable investment in new initiatives, and volatility in large claims in Discovery Life, unique to this reporting period.
Press Releases • Feb 10, 2019 18:07 GMT
The men’s elite race was dominated by twenty-year-old Alex Yee (GBN) with a time of 00:52:04 in first place, and the women’s elite race ended with an exciting eight seconds between Ai Ueda (JPN) and Summer Rappaport (USA).
Press Releases • Feb 05, 2019 10:15 GMT
Discovery’s SEE ME campaign, launching in February in the Alexandra township in Johannesburg, aims to help educate children and teachers on road safety and keep kids safe on the roads during their walk to school with reflective gear.
Press Releases • Dec 11, 2018 08:56 GMT
Discovery Vitality today released the results of its 10-week public campaign, the Vitality Open, which was aimed at getting South Africans to exercise more and improve their driving behaviour.
News • Dec 06, 2018 10:12 GMT
Chairperson and independent non-executive Director, Mr. Hilkowitz, has informed the Board that he has decided to retire, effective 28 February 2019. Discovery is very grateful to Mr Hilkowitz for his invaluable contribution to the Group throughout the last 16 years of exceptional growth.
Press Releases • Nov 28, 2018 11:35 GMT
Building on the results of the largest behaviour change study on physical activity, Vitality and its global network of insurers have committed to making 100 million people more active over the next seven years, aligned to the World Health Organizations’ Global Action Plan on Physical Activity.
Press Releases • Nov 28, 2018 07:45 GMT
Get your sweat bands and spandex ready, because entries to the 2019 Discovery Retro Run, powered by KFM, are now open. Scheduled to take place on Saturday, 9 February 2019, the Discovery Retro Run will welcome thousands of participants to the Sea Point Promenade for a groovy 5 km or 8 km sunset run that will finish at the iconic Cape Town Stadium.
Press Releases • Nov 14, 2018 12:14 GMT
14 November 2018 – Johannesburg – Financial services company, Discovery, today announced details of its new banking offering. Described as the world’s first behavioural bank, the fully digital bank leverages Discovery’s Shared-Value model, and can be joined from March 2019 by anyone with a smart phone.
Bill and Hillary Clinton talk democracy, corruption, land reform, technology, Artificial Intelligence and more
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2018 16:36 GMT
President Bill Clinton and former First Lady, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton were the keynote speakers at the 9th Discovery Leadership Summit held at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2018 15:58 GMT
President Cyril Ramaphosa has proclaimed the end of what he characterised as a nine-year impasse between the government and private sector, and praising Discovery Chief Executive Adrian Gore for his visionary leadership and good corporate citizenship. He was speaking today at the Discovery Leadership Summit held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2018 14:55 GMT
Taking the stage at the Discovery Leadership Summit, David Cameron, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, paid respects to the leadership style of former President, Nelson Mandela. “He was a man with a generous spirit and a total lack of malice. He was a great man with a great heart, and we need more of that today,” says Cameron, the youngest Prime Minister the UK has ever had.
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2018 14:12 GMT
How can we shift our perception to create a better reality? Caroline Webb, renowned leadership coach and economist, shared critical views on getting the most out of the human brain to have a better, more productive day, every day. Webb was one of the speakers at the 2018 Discovery Leadership Summit, held on Thursday in Sandton, Johannesburg.
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2018 13:25 GMT
Innovation usually has the aim to disrupt markets and industries. When thinking of innovation, it may not always be a completely new product or service. There are various types of innovation, and each of them has a very specific purpose and effect. Market-creating innovation probably has the greatest potential to disrupt markets and grow the economy.
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2018 12:48 GMT
Olympic Gold medalist, Commonwealth Games champion, and Discovery Vitality Ambassador, Caster Semenya, talks about women taking their place in sport – and in life – at the Discovery Leadership Summit 2018 in Sandton today.
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2018 11:38 GMT
Will antimicrobial resistance (AMR) be the greatest societal leveller of our time? “It doesn’t distinguish between colour, economic status or political systems. It affects all seven billion of us and we need to do something about it.” This is the view of esteemed British Economist, Lord Jim O’Neill, who was a speaker at the 9th Discovery Leadership Summit held on Thursday in Sandton, Johannesburg.
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2018 10:42 GMT
Today at the 2018 Discovery Leadership Summit held in Sandton, business leaders emphasised the irrefutable case for economic growth. This is central to turning around the country since the 2008 financial crisis and the challenges associated with state capture.
Press Releases • Oct 25, 2018 12:15 GMT
Discovery was awarded top honours at the 20th annual Sunday Times Top Brands Awards held on Wednesday 24 October 2018, in Johannesburg.
A Conversation with President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Discovery Leadership Summit 2018
Press Releases • Oct 07, 2018 08:21 GMT
7 October 2018 – Johannesburg – Discovery today announced the celebrated global leaders and influential individuals who will take to the stage at the Discovery Leadership Summit, 2018. The event takes place on 1 November 2018.
Press Releases • Oct 04, 2018 12:26 GMT
4 October 2018 – Johannesburg, South Africa – Discovery today announced that Caster Semenya - World, Olympic, and Commonwealth Games 800m Champion - has become a Discovery Vitality Ambassador.
Press Releases • Sep 27, 2018 12:16 GMT
This World Heart Health Day, we look at the factors contributing to hypertension and ways to lessen our risk