Modern Slavery Statement
Aspen Group statement on Modern Slavery Preamble Increasingly international legislation and protocol require companies to act in respect of modern slavery. Specifically, the UK Modern Slavery Act and the Australian Modern Slavery Act require companies to disclose their efforts to address the risk of modern slavery in their businesses and we are seeing the same…
Aspen announces R500 million investment at 4th SAIC
Johannesburg, South Africa – Aspen Pharmacare, a global specialty and branded pharmaceutical company and Africa’s largest pharmaceutical company, has announced a further investment of some R500 million to its flagship pharmaceutical manufacturing site in Gqeberha. The announcement comes in the wake of more than R8 billion which Aspen has already invested in this world…
Aspen donates life-saving medicines for 62000 surgeries in Ukraine
Johannesburg, South Africa – Aspen Pharmacare, Africa’s largest pharmaceutical company, has extended its support to Ukraine with donations of life-saving medicines required for urgent surgical intervention. This action further demonstrates Aspen’s ongoing commitment to saving lives and improving the quality of life of patients irrespective of their location or circumstances. Stavros Nicolaou Aspen Senior Executive…
Aspen helps evacuate SA students stranded in the Ukraine
Aspen partners with South African Government to evacuate South African Student’s from the Ukraine conflict Johannesburg, South Africa – Aspen Pharmacare, Africa’s largest pharmaceutical company, has partnered with the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation (“DIRCO”) to assist in the emergency evacuation of South African students who have been studying at various Universities…
Aspen concludes agreement to manufacture and make available an Aspen-branded COVID-19 vaccine (Aspenovax) throughout Africa
“With the conclusion of this agreement, our vision for Africa’s own vaccine has become a reality,” said Stephen Saad, Aspen Group Chief Executive.
Modern Slavery Statement
Aspen Group statement on Modern Slavery Preamble Increasingly international legislation and protocol require companies to act in respect of modern slavery. Specifically, the UK Modern Slavery Act and the Australian Modern Slavery Act require companies to disclose their efforts to address the risk of modern slavery in their businesses. This statement provides insight into Aspen’s…
Ethicare donates 3 000 face shields to pharmacists
An Ethicare initiative The unprecedented arrival of COVID-19 in South Africa forced everyone to come to terms with a new normal. The grave reality of the pandemic was highlighted with the announcement of a national lockdown on 23 March 2020. This drastic measure was implemented to flatten the curve and slow the spread of the…
Aspen debuts in the FTSE4Good Index Series
The annual FTSE Russell Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Ratings have been published and Aspen has been included as a constituent member in the global FTSE4Good Index Series for the first time. Jeanette Englund Aspen Group Risk Sustainability Manager said, “We are delighted to be included in the global FTSE4Good Index Series for the first…
Partnering with Siya Kolisi and Siphiwe Tshabalala to feed families
Aspen partnered with the Siya Kolisi and Siphiwe Tshabalala Foundations during Covid-19 to assist communities in need.
Aspen and Wits Pharmacy School care for Johannesburg’s homeless
Aspen and Wits Pharmacy School aligned to assist homeless citizens with food, blankets and flu vaccinations.
Aspen donates hand sanitizers to Eastern Cape Department of Health
Aspen donated hand sanitizers to organisations caring for the Eastern Cape’s poorest communities.
COVID-19 food parcels for Soweto’s elderly
Aspen partnered with Dr Mveleli Ngqwede to distributing food parcels to the elderly in Soweto
Aspen donates electronic devices valued at R2.4 million to assist UP medical students
An Aspen Pharmacare initiative Johannesburg – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (Aspen), a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company headquartered in South Africa, has donated 600 internet-enabled electronic devices valued at R2.4 million to support students from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP). Stavros Nicolaou, Aspen Pharmacare Senior Executive: Strategic Trade said, “Aspen…
AGI: Covid-19 support in Mauritius
Aspen donates anaesthetic medicines to patients in critical condition An Aspen Global Incorporated Initiative Ministry of Health, Emmanuel Anquetil Building, Port Louis, 29 April 2020: In a major contribution in our fight against Covid-19, Aspen Global Incorporated, the Mauritian subsidiary of Aspen Pharmacare Holdings (a multinational pharmaceutical company), has donated approximately 30,000 vials of three…
Helping to nourish Morgan
Morgan is a beautiful little girl who turned two at the beginning of 2020 and who was diagnosed with Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (“FPIES”) in October 2018. FPIES is an immune reaction in the gastrointestinal system to one or more specific foods, commonly characterised by profuse vomiting and diarrhea. It also presents with symptoms such…
Aspen Asia cares for WHH’s elderly
An Aspen Asia Initiative There is an ever-increasing need to care for the elderly who either have no families or have been abandoned, neglected or even maltreated by their families. Since 1968, Hong Kong’s Wah Hong Home for the Elderly (WHH) has been providing residential care services to 48 underprivileged single elderly citizens. Most of these…
Support for Carpe Diem’s Youth Centre
An Aspen Pharmacare initiative In the spirit of making a difference to the lives of those in need, the Aspen Free State Direct Sales team braved a chilly Saturday morning on the 13 July in support of the 2019 Clicks Care Run and Mandela Day. Hosted at the Emoya Wildlife Estate in Bloemfontein, the Clicks…
Department of Health and PHEF celebrate investment in human resources
The South African National Department of Health (NDoH) and the Public Health Enhancement Fund (PHEF) celebrated their investment in human resources for health in honour of the late Prof Bongani Mayosi on 30 April 2019. The public and private healthcare sector leaders and professionals converged in honour of post-graduate and medical doctors from various healthcare…
Celebrating Top Achievers at Walmer Primary
Top academic achievers from Walmer Primary School enjoyed celebrating their success at a prize giving hosted by Aspen Pharmacare’s Port Elizabeth team.
Walk in my shoes
Aspen contributes to building a socially cohesive society with the Walk in my Shoes campaign.
Modern Slavery Statement
We are committed to addressing the requirements of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 and equivalent legislation in the jurisdictions in which we operate.
Warrior Women, Heartbeat of the Community – This is Me!
The Warrior Women, heartbeat of community – This is Me campaign included drum beat workshops, a performance by Aspen’s choir and a march in support of no violence against women and children.
Raising funds for Ireland’s homeless and disadvantaged citizens and victims of substance abuse
Aspen Pharma Trading in Ireland helped to raise awareness about homelessness in Ireland and to raise funds for Peter McVerry Trust, an Irish charity that reduces homelessness, the harm caused by substance misuse and social disadvantage across the country.
Aspen goes gold for children with cancer
To mark the end of International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Aspen Pharmacare sponsored a Go gold for kids with cancer event at the newly opened Paediatric Oncology Ward at the Port Elizabeth Provincial Hospital.
We care for those in need
Our pledge to care for vulnerable citizens dates back to the early 2000s when we first signaled our commitment to socio economic development (SED) through a number of initiatives
Aspen hosts third UKZN Legal Workshop
Aspen Group Legal presented it’s third annual Legal Workshop to 27 students from the University of KwaZulu Natal
Raising Funds for Lebensweg Stormarn
Aspen employees sold homemade Christmas articles, crepes and waffles at Christmas stands and the newly founded company choir performed a Christmas song medley to raise funds for the establishment of the Lebensweg Stormarn hospice.
Dedicated neonatal and paediatric operating theatre officially opened
Aspen’s contribution to the Tygerberg Children’s Hospital’s new paediatric and neonatal theatre will provide for surgical treatment to more than 980 children annually.
Social and Entrepreneurial contributions recognised
Aspen Philippines has selflessly cared for local communities through a range of social and environmental campaigns for many years.
Making a difference in Malabar
Employees showed how much they care by reaching out to the residents of Malabar with gifts of essential items.
Creation Workshop helps cancer patients
Creation Workshops provide multiple benefits for patients cared for at AAMN
Handbag project for abuse and sexual violence victims
The Handbag Project is a kind gesture to bring comfort to victims of abuse and sexual violence.
Freedom from Abuse – 16 days of Activism
In 2017, the Port Elizabeth Women’s Forum again led the team at that site in voicing their support for victims of abuse
Valuing our young entrepreneurs
“Our key to our future is for our children to be able to dream big and then get the opportunity to live their dreams” – Stephen Saad
Deputy President Ramaphosa pays tribute to Aspen
Showcasing our manufacturing capabilities and technologies as a leading supplier of medicines in the Southern hemisphere.
Assisting the physically disabled
The Association for the Physically Disabled focuses on each person’s ability rather than the disability that they may have.
Fun Day for disadvantaged learners
All pupils are treated equally regardless of ethnic background, need or ability.
Reducing our carbon footprint
Combined heat and power plant for environmental and financial benefits.
Supporting Beyond Zero
Kenya’s Beyond Zero programme endeavours reduce maternal and child mortality.
Breast cancer can be beaten
Ladies enjoyed a Cuppa for Cancer while being inspired by an Aspen breast cancer survivor.
AspenKids receive and give back
Young Aspen ambassadors showed some care to children with special needs.
Celebrating International Women’s Day
The Group is committed to gender equality and pursuing the rights of women.
Taking the lead on WTD
The manufacture and distribution of life-saving thrombosis medication is a core focus area for the Group.
Aspen hosts World Aids Conference delegation
We have remained at the forefront of providing ARV treatment for HIV/Aids patients across the continent.
Inspiring Filipina women
Empowering women is a focus area within Aspen and the communities in which it had businesses.
University campaign attracts top talent
Aspen Bad Oldesloe is an attractive employer of choice for local university graduates.
Business : Education : Community – it’s in our DNA
Aspen Group Legal hosted its second Legal Workshop for students from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Embracing World Environment Day
The UN’s “Connecting with Nature” encouraged employees to participate in World Environment Day 2017
Breaking the chain of violence against women and children
Employees showed their solidarity in support of violence against women and children.
Relief for fire victims
Our team in Port Elizabeth reached out to victims of the 2017 Knysna fires by providing some relief during their time of need.
Helping cancer warriors harness mental strength
The team in Brazil collected scarves for patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment in Ipanema.
Honoured for environmental change
“Our commitment is about mobilizing the whole organization to get extraordinary things done and to connect people with nature,” said Ace Itchon
Supporting Practice without Borders
Raising funds to assist destitute patients in need of medical treatment.