We believe that our strong commitment to the highest standards of corporate citizenship and sustainability strengthens our business, our workforce and the communities where we operate. Social Responsibility is integral to the way we conduct business.
- We conduct Environmental and Social Impact Assessments to identify and understand the potential social, cultural and environmental impact of operations prior to making major investments.
- We identify and assess our contributions to social and cultural changes in the areas where we operate and develop appropriate strategies to respect the rights and cultures of local communities.
- We collaborate with host governments, civil society, businesses and other stakeholders to make lasting contributions to social development, especially in the areas of education and health.
- We are committed to respecting all human rights where we operate.
- We seek to minimize any negative environmental, health and safety impact on our host communities as a result of our operations.
- We support the International Labour Organization (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
- We do not permit the employment of under-age children in our workforce or the use of forced or compulsory labor in any of our global operations.
- We are committed to diversity and provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin or disability.
- We do not tolerate any form of workplace harassment including sexual harassment of an employee or employment candidate.
- We recognize and respect our employees’ right to join associations and choose representative organizations for the purpose of engaging in collective bargaining in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws, rules, regulations and local customs.
- We are committed to providing challenging and rewarding career opportunities to ensure that we have a skilled, capable and energized workforce.
- We provide learning opportunities for employees to maximize their potential and ensure that the company achieves its business objectives.