At AngloGold Ashanti it is our firm view that if we cannot operate responsibly, we should not be in business.
Our key sustainability issues during the life cycle of mining and processing gold
AngloGold Ashanti has a varied portfolio of assets in key gold-producing regions around the world
AngloGold Ashanti reports to a wide range of stakeholders and business partners for this reason, our Annual Report comprises a number of documents, in different formats.
AngloGold Ashanti’s Report to Society is published on an annual basis, coinciding with the financial reporting cycle.
Navigating a report of this size can be difficult, this is a quick guide to what you can expect to find
This report has been assured by external auditors PwC.
AngloGold Ashanti recognises that, as the company conducts its business, so it has an impact on a wide range of stakeholders and business partners
In many ways 2008 has been a seminal year for the management of safety and health within AngloGold Ashanti. And it is one in which the group’s efforts to eliminate accidents at work have delivered significant results.
“Every person has my permission and full support to stop a working place if it is not safe.” These are the words of Johan Viljoen, Vice President of the Southern Africa Division.
The recent spike in commodity prices (which in the case of many commodities has now receded) has led to increased debate internationally.
In December 2007, AngloGold Ashanti CEO Mark Cutifani set a short - to medium-term target for the group of reducing energy consumption by 15% per ounce of gold produced.
Access to land – particularly that held through customary title – and relocation are highly complex and emotive issues. This is particularly the case among local populations in Africa, Australia and South America.
Securing its assets and ensuring the safety of its employees is not only a right of the company, but a responsibility – to employees, to their communities, to shareholders and to the countries.
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ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI Report to Society 2008