Sunday Times Top 100 Companies 2021: Company 1

Technology and sustainability: a winning combination for Kumba

The pandemic increased risk and uncertainty, but it also helped create a better business

14 November 2021 - 08:39 By Lynette Dicey

Kumba Iron Ore’s transition in 2018 to a value-focused business has paid off, with the group reaching the top spot in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies, from third place last year.

“To deliver on our purpose of reimagining mining to improve people’s lives, we are changing the way we mine,” says Kumba CEO Themba Mkhwanazi. “We’re developing the future of sustainable mining through our FutureSmart Mining strategy, which is focused on technology, digitalisation and sustainability.”..

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