ASISA and its members recognise that the savings and investment industry can thrive sustainably only if the economy of the country is healthy and growing and if South Africa’s citizens are employed and earning and then empowered to save and invest.
Key to ensuring this is addressing unemployment by supporting young people to become work-ready and through enterprise and supplier development. Equally important is enabling economic participation by South Africa’s most vulnerable citizens through consumer financial literacy.
ASISA therefore established three independent entities under the Foster the Future banner to help address these challenges.
The ASISA Academy is an independent business school in which high quality learning solutions are created, evolved and delivered to meet the practical learning and development needs of South African Savings, Life Assurance and Investment Management organisations...
The ASISA Academy has developed a Job Connections internet portal to assist graduates in finding employment. The portal features all the delegates who have applied for ASISA Academy Graduate internship programmes and were unsuccessful but who we believe are good candidates and eligible for employment in the financial services industry. Companies who are searching for suitable graduates can view these profiles for free.