Ground-breaking global study shows how fitter bodies could lead to a fitter SA economy with potential growth of $500 million (+R7 billion) a year
Press releases • Nov 06, 2019 02:01 CAT
• Vitality and RAND Europe publish a ground-breaking, global study on the economic impact of physical inactivity • The 23-country study assesses how different physical activity improvement scenarios may affect the economy of countries up to 2050, and shows the significant influence of regular exercise on economic growth, workforce productivity and life expectancy
Press releases • Nov 28, 2018 13:35 CAT
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 01, 2018 12:42 CAT
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.
Discovery delivers strong results as the Group launches new businesses and develops its bank and Global Vitality Platform
Press releases • Sep 04, 2018 10:00 CAT
Annual results show excellent performance across Discovery’s businesses with disciplined allocation of capital and cash.
Press releases • Feb 20, 2018 09:35 CAT
Group Chief Executive, Adrian Gore, shared the interim earnings and performance highlights of the Discovery Group for the six months ended 31 December 2017 with analysts.
Global leaders in finance, investment and financial planning to speak at the Discovery Financial Planning Summit
Press releases • May 04, 2017 13:02 CAT
The Discovery Financial Planning Summit will be held in Sandton, Johannesburg on 29 May 2017. The role of financial planners is more pivotal than ever before. Building a successful business despite today’s challenges of low economic growth, volatile world events, fast-changing technology and shifting client expectations requires knowledge, adaptability, and innovation...
Press releases • Mar 30, 2017 12:07 CAT
Discovery Vitality teams up with Wayde van Niekerk to help people to get active and lead healthier lives
Discovery and its Global Vitality Network join forces with Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global to combat the epidemic of stress and burnout
Press releases • Nov 30, 2016 14:33 CAT
Worldwide effort draws on latest scientific findings and experts in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, productivity, sports and sleep to improve health and productivity.
Press releases • Nov 14, 2016 11:27 CAT
The world lives under the ‘collective delusion’ that in order to succeed we have to burn out, while multi-tasking is a scientifically disproved myth, says Arianna Huffington, founder of Thrive Global and co-founder of The Huffington Post.
Press releases • Oct 28, 2016 11:47 CAT
Discovery announced that former General Electric Chairman and CEO, Jack Welch, will be addressing the Discovery Leadership Summit to be held in Sandton, Johannesburg on 14 November 2016. The Summit is a flagship, global thought-leadership event that enables the sharing of intellectual capital to contribute to leadership in business, government and civil society.
Press releases • Sep 27, 2016 11:39 CAT
Discovery announced the date of its eighth Discovery Leadership Summit to be held in Sandton, Johannesburg on 14 November 2016. The Summit is a flagship, global thought-leadership event that enables the sharing of intellectual capital to contribute to leadership in business, government and civil society...
Press releases • Sep 06, 2016 09:14 CAT
Johannesburg, South Africa – 6 September 2016. Discovery Limited today presented its annual financial results for the period ended 30 June 2016.
Press releases • Sep 02, 2016 14:50 CAT
South African roads are among the most dangerous in the world with 23.5 fatalities 100 000 people, compared to 2.97 in the UK. Deaths by road accidents are high on our government’s agenda and one of the goals of the National Development Plan is to reduce our national average in order to improve the quality of life for all South Africans.
Press releases • Jul 21, 2016 10:21 CAT
Discovery Limited announces a strategic partnership with Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (Sumitomo Life) and SoftBank Corporation (SoftBank) that will see shared value insurance introduced to the Japanese life insurance market through the joint development and introduction of insurance products incorporated with Vitality, Discovery’s globally recognised wellness programme.
Press releases • Jun 23, 2016 11:55 CAT
Generali Vitality, based on the Discovery Vitality programme and Discovery’s shared value insurance model, will be available to Generali customers in Germany from 1 July 2016.
Press releases • Oct 26, 2015 09:27 CAT
The Inaugural Discovery Duathlon, held in Sandton over the weekend of the 24th and 25th October, was a huge success with a great turnout! Fitness enthusiasts, aspiring athletes and novices took to the streets amidst the scorching Johannesburg temperatures, with the aim to complete a RunCycleRun.
Press releases • Sep 10, 2015 09:51 CAT
Performance highlights for the period include: New business up by 51% to R17 532 million, boosted by Discovery Health being awarded the business of Bankmed Medical Scheme. Core new business grew by 15%. Normalised profit from operations up 17% to R5 789 million Normalised headline earnings increased by 16% to R4 027 million
Press releases • Sep 10, 2015 08:38 CAT
Discovery announced today the launch of Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch for use by Vitality and the Vitality Network. Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch will enable Vitality members around the world to be motivated and encouraged to get more active and by achieving their goals, earn their Apple Watch and pay less for their health or life insurance.