These case studies give insight into our management approach to material sustainability issues.
As a first step, a change in approach to risk management was enabled by a restructuring of the risk management function that positioned it within the business strategy team.
The Graduate School of Business integrates ideas underpinning adult learning, systems thinking and action learning to design and deliver programmes which are based on an entirely new concept in management education and have been acknowledged as some of the most innovative available in South Africa today.
Initiated in April 2008, AngloGold Ashanti’s Safety Transformation project is an ongoing programme which seeks to engage people to work collectively to design a new approach to safety in the company.
AngloGold Ashanti decided in 2005 to implement an integrated malaria programme in Obuasi, one that would not only cover mine housing and infrastructure but also private housing and buildings in Obuasi town and in villages within the Obuasi Municipal district.
For many years sub-Saharan Africa has borne the brunt of the HIV and AIDS epidemic and consequently prevalence rates in the region are high.
The need for armed security guards to protect our people, property and assets has unfortunately risen over the last couple of years at several of AngloGold Ashanti’s operations, as a result of an increased number of violent attacks on security staff by armed criminals.
Sadiola and Yatela Gold Mines are adjacent to each other in the south-west of Mali, near the border with Senegal and share a stakeholder forum.
In July 2008, AngloGold Ashanti launched its vision, mission and values globally to employees. AngloGold Ashanti is a valuesdriven company which sees its values as the starting point for developing relationships built on mutual trust and which support each of its employees making a contribution to the organisation’s shared success.
At the end of 2008 a Government Relations department was created within AngloGold Ashanti, and 2009 saw the function establishing itself formally within the business.