Additional sustainability information
 
     
  Bidvest Freight  
     
 
  2010     2009     2008     2007     2006  
Economic(1)                       
Value added statement                       
Refer to financial statements, here.                       
Black economic empowerment procurement                       
BEE procurement (R'000, adjusted in terms
of the DTI Codes)  
17 282 697     17 358 669     14 212 745     4 633 285     4 117 606  
Corporate social investment                       
CSI (R'000)   47 229     33 444     35 295     38 457     28 650  
South Africa   35 197     25 312     29 001     32 238     25 724  
International   12 032     8 132     6 294     6 219     2 926  
CSI as % of pre-taxation profit   1,0     0,8     0,7     1,0     0,8  
South Africa   1,2     0,8     0,7     1,2     1,1  
International   0,6     0,8     0,5     0,5     0,3  
Enterprise development spend
(R million) - South Africa
  
41,1     70,7     30,8     44,9     *  
Environmental parameters(2)                       
Total water usage (litres '000)   2 405 195     2 016 327     2 452 192     2 561 258     *  
Total electricity usage (kWh '000)   398 984     390 822     397 286     614 986     *  
Petrol (litres)   22 643 913     24 837 710     21 375 267     16 360 688     *  
Diesel (litres)   100 859 428     96 463 480     66 231 293     45 682 972     *  
Total carbon emissions (tonnes)(3)   699 779     676 630     581 376     *     *  
Carbon emissions per employee (tonnes)(3)   6,6     6,5     5,5     *     *  
 
 
(1) Economic performance describes and quantifies how we distribute the value channelled through the business, the opportunities created and takes into account our economic contribution to society. This is distinct from financial performance which is extensively reported.
(2) 2009 environmental figures restated.
(3) The GHG Protocol
  The GHG (greenhouse gas) Protocol is the most widely used tool for quantifying and managing GHG emissions, converting six main greenhouse gases into carbon dioxide equivalent units (CO2e) and separating GHG-producing activities into “scopes” according to the level of corporate control over activities