“In celebrating seven years of Mandela Day this year, we thought it is important to stay true to the ethos and values of the initiative. The format of the announcement will be a first. We’re not only talking about Mandela Day activities, we are doing them,“ said Yase Godlo, Manager of Mandela day at the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
This makes Absa the first South African auto-financier to offer customers rebates of up to 0.75% (in addition to the normal individualized pricing they would have enjoyed) when they purchase passenger vehicles with a carbon output of less than 120g/km. Additionally, for each vehicle sold, a tree is planted on behalf of the customer by Absa.