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Values relaunch to build an inspiring and 
inclusive culture

In March 2023, AngloGold Ashanti introduced its core values to 
all employees in global town hall sessions led by the CEO and supported by ExCo. 

Zero Harm Awards champion safety innovation as part of company culture

The AngloGold Ashanti’s Safety Discipline Zero Harm Awards recognises proactive and innovative measures taken to eliminate and/or control safety hazards in support of the Company’s vision to have workplaces free from occupational injuries and illness.

Empowering SMEs for sustainable growth in Obuasi

In a collaborative effort to bolster local economic growth, empowerment, and the promotion of sustainable business development, AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi Mine in Ghana partnered with Absa Bank Ghana Limited, the terms of which were detailed in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Working together guided by our Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Strategy

In 2023, we achieved a significant milestone in our commitment to fostering an even more inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace.

Mindful momentum: elevating employee wellbeing

AngloGold Ashanti has brought mental health into the centre of its health policies and initiatives. We understand that an individual’s mental health is the bedrock of their overall health and wellbeing.

Exploring a Collaborative Security Model at Geita Gold Mine

The International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) is a multi-stakeholder initiative formed in 2013 to ensure that providers of private security services respect human rights and humanitarian law.

Obuasi mine launches ten-year socio-economic development plan

Obuasi mine launched a ten-year socio-economic development plan (SEDP) which encapsulates a clear strategy to ensure Obuasi and its host communities reap sustained benefits.

Refreshing AngloGold Ashanti’s Major Hazard Management Process

AngloGold Ashanti’s Major Hazard Control Standards form a critical part of the AngloGold Ashanti Safety Framework and support our risk management process.

AngloGold Ashanti’s zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment

AngloGold Ashanti is committed to creating a working environment where our people feel supported and well equipped, mentally and physically, so that they can bring their best and most authentic self to work.

Empowering indigenous businesses in Australia

AngloGold Ashanti Australia has contributed to Aboriginal empowerment in the Australian resources sector by partnering with Carey Mining.

Revitalising our values, refreshing our culture

In 2022, we began a process to revisit and re-launch our core values, as part of the culture transformation journey that started in 2021.

Successful trial farm at Old Tailings Storage Facility at Iduapriem

The development and execution of a closure plan is intrinsic in the planning and during the operation of any AngloGold Ashanti project. Planning for closure is part of a wider development plan and until approval has been given by the relevant authorities, progress on any new operation cannot begin.

Cashew nut plantation, Siguiri, Guinea
Siguiri cashew project: creating sustainable livelihoods

After extensive consultation with the community of Siguiri to address high levels of unemployment and looking at what was available as a source of income for the community, a decision was made to construct a semi-mechanised cashew processing plant.

Mine Closure Committee, Obuasi, Ghana
Obuasi Mine’s Closure Consultative Committee

The key purpose of the Closure Consultative Committee (CCC) is to track the implementation of the mine’s reclamation plan, ensuring that the completion criteria contained in RSA are met.

Aquaculture project, Iduapriem, Ghana
Aqua culture project in Iduapriem to boost local fish farming industry

At AngloGold Ashanti, it is our aim to contribute to resilient, self-sustaining communities. One of the ways in which we do so at our Iduapriem mine is by developing the local fish farming industry as an alternative and sustainable source of livelihood for communities.

Autonomous drilling at Tropicana mine, Australia
Autonomous drill improves safety at Tropicana

In 2020, AngloGold Ashanti rolled out a $6 million autonomous drill fleet at Tropicana mine. It’s an industry first for hard rock mining and is making working practices safer and increasing operating efficiencies.

Plant biodiversity preservation programme, Brazil
Brazil’s sustainable partnership programme

AngloGold Ashanti has a number of partnerships in place that help us to live up to our commitment to make the communities in which we operate better off because of our presence.

COVID-19 education campaign

Throughout 2020, AngloGold Ashanti rolled out COVID-19 awareness campaigns across its operations. In partnership with a communications agency, we developed a collection of social-media friendly material in an easily accessible format that was distributed at our operations and in communities and schools.

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Covid-19 response: Supporting employees and communities in Brazil

Making sure work environments were safe for employees in the face of COVID-19, was just one aspect of AngloGold Ashanti’s response to the pandemic. This video outlines the humanitarian support provided to hospitals and social partners in an effort to fight COVID-19.

Underground at Cuiaba mine, Brazil
CuiabÁ Safe Production Programme

Ensuring the safety and health of our employees is AngloGold Ashanti’s first value. In order to achieve this, we have a series of frameworks and guidelines that our employees adhere to every day.

Carolina Sánchez, Quebradona, Colombia
Diversity and inclusion at Quebradona

An interview with Carolina Sánchez, geological engineer on the role of women in mining.

Employees at Cuiaba, Brazil
First AngloGold Ashanti global women’s forum conference

We are working to build a company where all our employees feel comfortable and valued. One of the initiatives to foster this has been the formation of the AngloGold Ashanti Global Women’s Forum.

Community Policing Cadettes, Geita, Tanzania
Geita mine builds a community policing team

The establishment of the community policing team at our Geita gold mine in Tanzania fulfils a number or our sustainability objectives.

Artisanal Mining Programme, Gramalote, Colombia
Gramalote partners with ASM

The Gramalote project in Colombia, now an equal joint venture between AngloGold Ashanti and B2Gold, is supporting a number of ASM formalisation projects. As in many areas in which AngloGold Ashanti operates, ASM has a long tradition in the area surrounding the proposed mine.

Health work goes beyond the mine fence

We know that health risk is broader than the workplace and a significant proportion of determinants of health lie beyond the mine fence. Vice President: Group Health, Dr Bafedile Chauke-Moagi outlines AngloGold Ashanti’s responsibility to protecting public health.

Diverse group of employees at Tropicana Mine Australia
Helping to improve diversity and inclusion across the company

In 2019, the Global Diversity and Inclusion Framework was drafted and implemented to guide managers to achieve a truly diverse workforce.

Mosquito spraying and malaria control programme, Geita, Tanzania
Integrated malaria control programme

AGA-Mal sprays over a million structures annually, protecting approximately a million people from malaria, and creates ±1,300 local temporary jobs annually

Students at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology opens an Obuasi campus (KNUST)
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology opens an Obuasi campus

AngloGold Ashanti has helped to facilitate the development of a satellite Obuasi campus for Ghana’s renowned Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), which is headquartered in the city of Kumasi.

Lion spoor in the sand
Our enduring legacy in South Africa

In October 2020, our South African operations transitioned to a new future with Harmony Gold. Founded in 1998, with roots reaching back to the development of South Africa’s goldfields, AngloGold Ashanti’s operations have contributed significantly to South Africa’s socio-economic development and its people over the past two decades.

Lindi Maqubela, VP: Group Compliance
Responsible sourcing programme

An interview with Lindi Maqubela, VP: Group Compliance

Lung capaciity testing, South Africa
Silicosis and TB class action settlement

In 2019, AngloGold Ashanti was part of a historic settlement. This settlement not only brought to a close a silicosis class suit by a number of attorneys acting on behalf of former mineworkers, it also sought to address certain shortcomings in the state-run compensation system.

Tropicana mine employee at sunset, Australia
Strong Minds, Strong Mines

AngloGold Ashanti Australia rolled out the award-winning Strong Minds, Strong Mines (SMSM) programme across its sites in the second half of 2020 as part of its new Wellbeing@AGAA Strategy.

Tailings storage facility management, Brazil
Tailings storage facility management in Brazil

We have engaged with concerned communities to demonstrate the effectiveness of our TSF management systems. In 2019, more the 850 people from our nearby communities participated in visits to TSFs.

Farm Market Project, Siguiri Mine, Guinea
The Market Garden Project in Siguiri empowers local women

In 2013, Siguiri mine conducted a socio-economic baseline study on Block 1 of its concession. Findings revealed that the host communities have large tracts of wetland conducive for agriculture. However, these agricultural lands were used only in a marginal way by a tiny proportion of the population due to the high prevalence of artisanal mining.

In 2019, Tropicana fatigue management project was a finalist in the Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards
Tropicana implements programme to address sleep disorders

AngloGold Ashanti’s Tropicana gold mine in Australia rolled out a programme based on improving health, safety and productivity outcomes by identifying and supporting people with sleep disorders.