To be the role model for pension funds worldwide.
GEPF is entrusted as the custodian of a significant portfolio of the wealth of public servants. Our mission is to:
- Ensure the timely and efficient delivery of the benefits provided in the rules, and protect pensions against inflation to the maximum extent affordable, while maintaining the financial soundness of the Fund;
- Invest responsibly by engaging with organisations in which we invest to encourage good governance, social equity and sound environment practices;
- Empower our members, pensioners and other stakeholders through adequate communication; and
- Champion retirement industry initiatives.
We value honesty, transparency, empathy, professionalism and innovation.
By honesty, we mean:
- Being ethical and truthful, maintaining good governance practices, and not misrepresenting or withholding information to which our stakeholders are entitled.
By transparency, we mean:
- Communicating openly and frequently with our stakeholders;
- Setting out information in a format that is clear and understandable; and
- Being open to scrutiny and oversight.
By empathy, we mean:
- Working collectively and co-operatively with our stakeholders;
- Caring; and
- Client focused.
By professionalism, we mean:
- Acting with diligence, competence, confidentiality and reliability.
By innovation, we mean:
- Championing research and development in the retirement fund industry worldwide.