About Juta and Company
The Juta Heritage
Juta and Company is the oldest publishing house in South Africa, and may well be South Africa’s oldest unlisted public company still in existence today. Remarkably, the company remains true to its initial intent to service education and information requirements, and for close on 160 years Juta and Company has been especially associated with Law, Education and Academic publishing and retailing. Drawing on its heritage of authority and excellence, Juta has remained relevant by retaining its entrepreneurial spirit of embracing technological innovation and diversifying beyond publishing and retail into training, e-learning and technology-driven information solutions.
The trusted South African provider of technology-enabled learning and information solutions that enhance performance.
At Juta we are accountable to one another, our customers, authors and shareholders, and are mindful of our role in our community and South Africa:
- we aspire to participative and respectful communication
- we respond with energy and purpose
- we embrace challenges and reward innovation
- we conduct ourselves with integrity and commitment
- we apply ourselves with thoroughness, consistency and heart
- we foster personal development and self-awareness
Divisions and Imprints
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At Juta, not only do we focus strategically on the long-term sustainability of the company, but we acknowledge our role and responsibility to the sustainable development of South Africa in the interest of economic prosperity, social upliftment and care for our environment.
As a successful for-profit enterprise, Juta is able to support the fiscus through the payment of company taxes (R13.5 million in 2010) and creates jobs for 272 staff who collectively contributed over R12 million in personal taxes via their employment at Juta.