Report to Society

Our business principles


Scope of the report

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.

How we report

AngloGold Ashanti’s Report to Society is published on an annual basis, coinciding with the financial reporting cycle.

Using this report

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Featured case study

Developing a new blueprint for safety and health for AngloGold Ashanti

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.

New approach to safety and health in South Africa pays dividends

“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.

Converting mineral wealth to national treasure: the challenges of mining and development

The recent spike in commodity prices (which in the case of many commodities has now receded) has led to increased debate internationally.

Developing a business case for climate change

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.

An integrated approach to land management for AngloGold Ashanti

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.

Improving security practice in line with the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

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