Newmont prioritizes workforce health and safety, fosters professional growth opportunities and contributes to a positive legacy by respecting human rights and diverse cultures and building enduring relationships.

Our priority topics under Social consist of Health, Safety and Security, People and Culture, Human Rights and Social Acceptance. Learn more below.

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Expanded our Fatality Risk Management program to address risks associated with exposures to hazardous dust and fumes in 2023
Completed more than 650,000 critical control verifications to support the safety of our workforce
Conducted investigation into fatality at our Brucejack mine and began applying the lessons learned across the enterprise

The health, safety, wellbeing and security of our employees and communities are our first priority. There are risks and hazards associated with mining that must be effectively managed and controlled to be minimized. Safety is one of Newmont’s core values, and in 2022 we updated our global Health, Safety and Security Strategy to advance our journey toward a fatality, injury and illness-free workplace.

Increased female representation among senior leaders to 33%, up from 31% at the end of 2022
Éléonore introduced the “Cree Word of the Run” program to heighten awareness of Cree culture and language among employees and foster a sense of belonging by promoting the Eeyou language

The evolving nature of work creates new challenges and opportunities to attract and retain top talent. Our refreshed global People Strategy, which reflects these changes, is a multi-year journey focused on three pillars – leadership; inclusion, diversity and equity; and people experience. Through this Strategy, we aim to create a safe, healthy and equitable workplace where everyone belongs, thrives and is valued.

Ranked 2nd among 110 companies across the extractive and apparel industries in the 2023 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark assessment
Commissioned an independent human rights risk assessment for our Ahafo North project’s land access process in 2023

Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings. Newmont recognizes that sustainable development and action on global challenges, such as the transition to a low-carbon economy, are underpinned by respect for human rights. Our practices are guided by the goals of universally recognized human rights principles and by our global Human Rights Strategy, through which we work to embed respect for human rights into everything we do.

Achieved our target to integrate a root-cause analysis methodology into our site stakeholder management system to better understand the underlying drivers of complaints and grievances and reduce or eliminate repeat issues
All sites addressed 100 percent of tier 1 complaints or grievances recorded on site registers within 30 days
All sites – except Akyem, Porcupine and Yanacocha – had a social impact assessment (SIA) in place and updated within the past five years

Earning and keeping the trust and goodwill of stakeholders impacted by a business is a challenge. At Newmont, we employ a methodical stakeholder relationship management approach to earn social acceptance. By working to understand and manage our activities’ impacts on communities, and by including local stakeholders in collaborative decision making, we aim to create lasting relationships based on mutually beneficial and sustainable development outcomes.