STAKEHOLDER AREAS OF FOCUS
• Economic empowerment/
• Community safety and health
• Environmental protection
Our operations create employment and career
development opportunities for our local communities, as
well as business opportunities for local suppliers.
Communities also benefit from improved standards of
living from, inter alia, the infrastructure we put in place and
• Advancing industry-specific
matters with policymakers and
other key stakeholders
Our memberships provide a forum for us to promote and
defend our interests in the broader industry context, to
learn from and to benefit from their contribution.
Further, our participation and membership in various
associations ensure that we stay in touch with current and
• Quality control
• Business ethics
• Training & support
• Supply chain transparency
• Sustainability requirements
We require our suppliers to live up to sound social and
environmental standards. We also know that our suppliers
expect us to conduct our business fairly and honestly;
hence establishing trust and long-term relationships.
Collaborating with suppliers to secure long-term availability
of materials and to pursue future opportunities.
• License to operate
• Compliance & regulations
• Land issues
• Level ‘playing fields’ for all
• Local economic development
• Corporate Responsibility
We are often a major economic contributor to the local
and national jurisdictions in which we operate. Our tax and
other contributions enable governments to develop and
maintain public works, services and institutions.
We proactively engage the government and regulators on
policy matters at local, provincial and federal levels and
provide support of national agendas.