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Discovery’s new Retirement Fund targets the root causes of SA’s retirement savings gap

Discovery’s new Retirement Fund targets the root causes of SA’s retirement savings gap

Press releases   •   May 22, 2019 11:00 GMT

Discovery launches new fund to help South African employees close the retirement gap.

Period of exceptional growth for Discovery and considerable investment in new initiatives

Period of exceptional growth for Discovery and considerable investment in new initiatives

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.

Discovery introduces the world’s first behavioural bank

Discovery introduces the world’s first behavioural bank

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.

Can behavioural science give us all a better day?

Can behavioural science give us all a better day?

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.

Innovation the key to prosperity

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.

Optimism after a lost decade

Optimism after a lost decade

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.

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.

Discovery delivers strong results as the Group launches new businesses and develops its bank and Global Vitality Platform

Discovery delivers strong results as the Group launches new businesses and develops its bank and Global Vitality Platform

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2018 08:00 GMT

Annual results show excellent performance across Discovery’s businesses with disciplined allocation of capital and cash.

Sumitomo Life launches Vitality in Japan

Sumitomo Life launches Vitality in Japan

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2018 07:23 GMT

Bringing the number of countries in which the Vitality Shared-Value Insurance model is available to 18.

Discovery and Vitality-linked insurers credited as pioneers of Shared-Value Insurance

Discovery and Vitality-linked insurers credited as pioneers of Shared-Value Insurance

Press releases   •   Jun 27, 2017 11:21 GMT

A new report published by FSG and the Shared Value Initiative this week recognizes the Vitality business model, formed by Discovery and deployed by five of the world’s leading insurers, as a leading example of Shared-Value in insurance.