About our report
Boundary and scope
This 2019 Sustainable Development Report is focused on the social impacts of our business against our strategic objective to operate as a powerful force for social good.
It represents a transition from our previous to our new sustainable development strategy. The new strategy will include a set of specific metrics to measure our progress over time. As a result, Discovery has decided to de-emphasise reporting against the Sustainable Development Goals and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines, but we will retain specific measures that are relevant to our business and Shared-Value business model.
Non-financial information and data included in our Sustainable Development Report relates primarily to South Africa-based business units, which account for the majority of our revenue and employees. We also include commentary on specific initiatives in the United Kingdom through
Stakeholders can access additional information about the Group’s strategy, performance and prospects, as well as governance structures, in our 2019 Integrated Annual Report, available as a PDF download.