Making a difference Integrating sustainable development into the way we do business
About us Anglo American is global leader in mining platinum, diamonds, coal, base and ferrous metals  We o perate in Afric...
Commitment <ul><li>We will add value for shareholders, customers, employees and our local communities </li></ul><ul><li>Su...
Our approach We unlock the metal and mineral resources and through our activity create jobs, build skills, create conserva...
Environmental approach <ul><li>All our key operations: </li></ul><ul><li>are ISO14001 certificated </li></ul><ul><li>have ...
Sensitive exploration 2007 Green Mining Award We work in beautiful environments and make sure we don’t leave a mess behind
Award winning air quality project We work on local issues with the community reduce local air pollution
Environmental Innovation Award-winning innovation: mine water reprocessed for  the community
Water treatment Making mine water commercially available to the community in a water-stressed area. Reducing company liabi...
Condor Conservation Chile We work with local NGOs to protect wildlife
Energy  Energy is an important resource for companies and communities. We have set a Group target  of 15% reduction in ene...
Waste Management Reuse and recycling is part of good business
Social issues All our key operations have community engagement plans in place Regular assessment of the socio-economic  im...
Fighting Community disease We work with communities to fight diseases such as malaria, TB, AIDS and dengue
Our people <ul><li>We promote employee well being and the development of skills  </li></ul><ul><li>Safety is a key priorit...
<ul><li>Mining Industry leader in promoting best practice through: </li></ul><ul><li>Use of our Socio-Economic Assessment ...
<ul><li>Anglo American has signed up to: </li></ul><ul><li>UN Global Compact </li></ul><ul><li>The Extractive Industries T...
Report to Society Report to Society published annually in April  Also available on the Anglo American website www.angloame...
Thank you <ul><li>For further information please contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Kishor Harishani details </li></ul><ul><li>Or ...
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Alexandre Gomes, Anglo American, Brazil

  1. 1. Making a difference Integrating sustainable development into the way we do business
  2. 2. About us Anglo American is global leader in mining platinum, diamonds, coal, base and ferrous metals We o perate in Africa, Brazil, Chile and other South American countries, Australia, Asia and Europe Operating profit in 2007 $ 10.1 billion In 2007 we directly employed 90,500 people
  3. 3. Commitment <ul><li>We will add value for shareholders, customers, employees and our local communities </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Development is fundamental to the way we plan, build and operate our mines. </li></ul><ul><li>We look after the environment and the wildlife - preventing damage, managing waste and restoring the land afterwards. </li></ul><ul><li>We work with communities and help them build a better future </li></ul><ul><li>We build an economic base for the future and invest in local skills </li></ul>
  4. 4. Our approach We unlock the metal and mineral resources and through our activity create jobs, build skills, create conservation opportunities, build infrastructure and generate economic activities
  5. 5. Environmental approach <ul><li>All our key operations: </li></ul><ul><li>are ISO14001 certificated </li></ul><ul><li>have rehabilitation plans </li></ul><ul><li>have biodiversity management plans </li></ul><ul><li>plan productive post closure use of the land </li></ul><ul><li>We regularly review performance </li></ul><ul><li>We develop partnerships with key NGOs </li></ul><ul><li>and communities. In Brazil we are working with </li></ul><ul><li>Fauna and Flora International and universities </li></ul><ul><li>on biodiversity management </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sensitive exploration 2007 Green Mining Award We work in beautiful environments and make sure we don’t leave a mess behind
  7. 7. Award winning air quality project We work on local issues with the community reduce local air pollution
  8. 8. Environmental Innovation Award-winning innovation: mine water reprocessed for the community
  9. 9. Water treatment Making mine water commercially available to the community in a water-stressed area. Reducing company liability and providing a resource for the local authority Award-winning innovation
  10. 10. Condor Conservation Chile We work with local NGOs to protect wildlife
  11. 11. Energy Energy is an important resource for companies and communities. We have set a Group target of 15% reduction in energy intensity 2004-2014. We have i nvestments in clean coal technology, energy from methane, coal to liquids and carbon sequestration feasibility studies We report energy use annually as well as reporting the sources of our energy - such as the percentage of biofuels, alternative energy sources, diesel and electricity
  12. 12. Waste Management Reuse and recycling is part of good business
  13. 13. Social issues All our key operations have community engagement plans in place Regular assessment of the socio-economic impacts of our operations on local communities We are transparent in our engagement We work with local communities, NGOs and local authorities to promote the development of the areas in which we operate
  14. 14. Fighting Community disease We work with communities to fight diseases such as malaria, TB, AIDS and dengue
  15. 15. Our people <ul><li>We promote employee well being and the development of skills </li></ul><ul><li>Safety is a key priority </li></ul><ul><li>Our target: Zero harm </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational health programmes </li></ul><ul><li>We want healthy, happy workers </li></ul><ul><li>Major drive to reduce HIV and AIDS amongst employees in affected countries </li></ul><ul><li>We provide free voluntary counselling and testing </li></ul><ul><li>In South Africa we provide anti-retroviral treatment to >4,500 employees </li></ul><ul><li>(>95% are able to return to normal employment) </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Mining Industry leader in promoting best practice through: </li></ul><ul><li>Use of our Socio-Economic Assessment Toolbox (SEAT) </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Mine Planning and Mine Closure tools </li></ul><ul><li>Biodiversity peer review programme </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships with leading international organisations and NGOs </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for incorporating sustainable development in mine design and evaluation </li></ul>Developing Best practice
  17. 17. <ul><li>Anglo American has signed up to: </li></ul><ul><li>UN Global Compact </li></ul><ul><li>The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights </li></ul><ul><li>World Business Council on Sustainable Development </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Development framework – International Council on Mining and Metals </li></ul>External commitment
  18. 18. Report to Society Report to Society published annually in April Also available on the Anglo American website www.angloamerican.co.uk Builds transparency and trust, informs and explains the Group’s approach and performance Winner of international reporting awards
  19. 19. Thank you <ul><li>For further information please contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Kishor Harishani details </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Karin Ireton </li></ul><ul><li>Head of Sustainable Development: Markets and Economics [email_address] </li></ul>

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