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Prosus receives the 'Highest Newcomer' award in the Dutch Transparency Benchmark

Amsterdam, 1 December 2021 - Prosus was presented with the Highest Newcomer award at the digital Kristalprijs ceremony held on 30 November 2021. The award was presented by Monika Milz, the chair of the jury. Milz: “We as a jury felt your report gave strong insights into the many areas [Prosus] is active in as a firm. We feel your [Prosus's] entrance is a splendid entrance in those high ranks.”

Prajna Khanna, Global Head of Sustainability at Prosus and Naspers attended the Kristalprijsuitreiking on behalf of Prosus to receive the award. “On behalf of Prosus, I would like to thank the jury for recognising our efforts. At Prosus, we remain completely committed to enhanced transparency, because it helps map our own contribution to climate action and all the interconnected social impacts.”

Transparency Benchmark is a study of the qualitative and quantitative development of corporate social reporting among the largest companies in the Netherlands. The 2021 jury theme was ‘Transparency about the impact of climate factors in connection to other global challenges.' 

Prosus’s award is based on its inaugural Transparency Benchmark score of 73, out of 100. Prosus is among the top 40 most transparent companies among the 500 largest Dutch companies.

For more details and the full ranking results visit: https://www.transparantiebenchmark.nl/en

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About Prosus:

Prosus is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating and investing globally in markets with long-term growth potential, Prosus builds leading consumer internet companies that empower people and enrich communities.

The group is focused on building meaningful businesses in the online classifieds, food delivery, payments and fintech, and education technology sectors in markets including India, Russia, and Brazil. Through its ventures team, Prosus invests in areas including health, logistics, blockchain, and social commerce. Prosus actively seeks new opportunities to partner with exceptional entrepreneurs who are using technology to improve people’s everyday lives.

Every day, billions of customers use the products and services of companies that Prosus has invested in, acquired or built, including 99minutos,  Airmeet, Aruna, AutoTrader, Autovit.ro, Azos, BandLab, Bibit, Biome Makers, Borneo, Brainly, BUX, BYJU'S, Bykea, Captain Fresh, Codecademy, Collective Benefits, Creditas, DappRadar, DeHaat, Domofond.ru, dott, EduMe, ElasticRun, eMAG, Endowus, Eruditus, EVERY, Facily, Flink, Foodics, Good Glamm Group, GoodHabitz, GoStudent, Honor, iFood, Imovirtual, Klar, Kovi, LazyPay, letgo, Luno, Mensa Brands, Meesho, merXu, Movile, Oda, OLX, Otodom, OTOMOTO, PaySense, PayU, Pharmeasy, Platzi, Property24, Quick Ride, Red Dot Payment, Republic, Shipper, ShopUp, SoloLearn, Stack Overflow, Standvirtual, Superside, Swiggy, Thndr, Tonik, Ula, Urban Company, Wayflyer, and Wolt.

Hundreds of millions of people have made the platforms of Prosus’s associates a part of their daily lives. For listed companies where we have an interest, please see: Tencent, Delivery Hero, Remitly, Trip.com, Udemy, Skillsoft, Sinch, and SimilarWeb.

Today, Prosus companies and associates help improve the lives of more than two billion people around the world.

Prosus has a primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam (AEX:PRX) and secondary listings on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (XJSE:PRX) and a2X Markets (PRX.AJ). Prosus is majority-owned by Naspers.

For more information, please visit www.prosus.com.

About Prosus

Prosus is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating and investing globally in markets with long-term growth potential, Prosus builds leading consumer internet companies that empower people and enrich communities.

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