Scope of this report and assurance
Our integrated annual report combines financial and non-financial information for the year from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 giving a full understanding of our group's performance. It was prepared using the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI G4), recommendations of the King Report on Corporate Governance in South Africa 2009 (King III), the International Integrated Reporting Council Framework, requirements of the Companies Act No 71 of 2008 (“Companies Act”), and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
This report includes the financial performance of the Naspers group and its subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates. The scope of reporting on non-financial performance is indicated in the detail of the report.
Group reporting standards are continually being developed to make our disclosure more meaningful and measurable for stakeholders. This report excludes financial and non-financial targets or forward-looking statements other than explained below.
Information extracted from the audited Naspers Limited consolidated annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2015 has been included in this integrated annual report. Refer to PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. (PwC) report. South African broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) information was verified by Empowerlogic (MultiChoice) and AQRate Verification Services (Media24).