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Social

We strive to do business for the sustainable and holistic wellbeing of our employees, communities and society at large. Everything we do today ensures a safer and more productive tomorrow. This section showcases our commitment to societal stakeholders, our impact on social and relationship capital and how our projects support the Sustainable Growth and Impact strategy.

Highlights
  • Record four years fatality-free
  • Record LTIFR of 0.05
  • Khetha Ukuphepha COVID-19 campaigns
  • Received a Top Employer Award
  • Minimising disruption of COVID-19
  • Disbursements of over R79 million to 24 ESD beneficiaries
  • Implementation of contractor development programme in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science
  • Sponsored 17 African female students from the local communities at a cost of R182 000
Lowlights
  • Three safety high-potential incidents (HPIs)
  • Fatal shooting of a community member during a protest at Grootegeluk in October 2020
  • Delays in municipal approvals for infrastructure development
  • Delays in approvals of SLPs
  • COVID-19 loss of life

We conduct our business activities with the intention to promote social development in our communities.

Aware of the need to be responsible and accountable for our actions, we strive for operational efficiency, growth and regulatory compliance within a framework of responsible corporate citizenship.

Exxaro consistently benchmarks its activities against global best practice, endorsing several voluntary external standards, charters and principles, including the:

  • UN UNGC as a signatory
  • UN SDGs
  • CDP carbon and water disclosures

We also shape appropriate policies for South Africa as an active stakeholder in the mining industry through many channels, including the Minerals Council, Business Unity South Africa and Business Leadership South Africa.

COVID-19 food parcel donation at Leeuwpan mine