Vision, Mission and Core Values



Vision, Mission & CoreValues

SAFCOL (South African Forestry Company Limited) is the third largest state-owned forestry company in South Africa, under the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) with operations in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Kwa Zulu Natal, as well as in the northern parts of Mozambique.


SAFCOL’s mandate is; to conduct forestry business which includes timber harvesting, timber processing and related activities, both domestically and internationally.


Through our operations we employ about 5000 people through direct and indirect employment and by extension, are responsible for about 20 000 lives in communities adjacent our operations.


A world leader in the integrated forestry products business, powering sustainable growth and creating wealth through partnerships with communities.


  • Dedicated to growing our business in the forestry value chain and maximising stakeholder value.
  • Driven by an unwavering commitment to facilitate sustainable economic empowerment of communities and wealth creation.

Core Values

  • We are passionate about forests and communities
  • We respect and value our employees and customers
  • We conduct ourselves with honesty and integrity
  • We strive for excellence and innovation in our business