Mining is a long-term business. In addition to delivering the metals and minerals that power our global economy, we believe our business can make a lasting, positive impact beyond shareholder value.
Our sustainability approach starts with building and maintaining respectful relationships with the communities and governments that host our operations.
Mitigating and managing the inherent risks in our business is critical to our success and, more importantly, to our stakeholders’ wellbeing. We are committed to the responsible management of resources such as land, air quality, water and biodiversity, as well as putting the health and safety of our people first.
We recognize that mining can be a powerful force for good, and we partner with local communities to create opportunities for sustainable economic development everywhere we operate.
Newmont’s policies and standards support these efforts and guide our performance. In addition, we voluntarily participate in organizations and initiatives that provide a framework for action, a means for independently measuring our performance and a forum to learn and share best practices.
Our systems also ensure effective health, safety, community relations and environmental protection processes are in place at all Newmont operations. Since 2007, we have assessed our site-based management systems using ISO 14001 (environment) and OHSAS 18001 (health and safety) standards.
More information on our sustainability approach, programs and performance is published in our sustainability report, Beyond the Mine.