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SOCIAL WAY - Anglo American

SOCIAL . WAY. Version 2. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: CORPORATE OFFICE. GOVERNMENT AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS. 20 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AN, UK. T +44 (0) 20 7968 8888. F +44 (0) 20 7968 8637. Letter from Mark Cutifani The Anglo American Our leaders are held to account for SOCIAL Way defines managing the SOCIAL impacts of our our governing activities, including those undertaken framework for SOCIAL on our behalf by contractors. All line performance. This managers and supervisors are expected second version to provide effective leadership in of the SOCIAL Way managing SOCIAL issues. All managed has been updated operations and sites are expected to to reflect evolving fully comply with the requirements set international standards and best practice. out in the SOCIAL Way. This requires: Our intention is for Anglo American to Resourcing: appropriate staffing and be recognised as leading the mining training to ensure the development , sector in our relationships with host implementation and governance of communities.

The Social Way requirements apply to the entire life cycle of our activities from exploration3 through project development (concept, pre-feasibility and feasibility stages), construction, commissioning,

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1 SOCIAL . WAY. Version 2. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: CORPORATE OFFICE. GOVERNMENT AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS. 20 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AN, UK. T +44 (0) 20 7968 8888. F +44 (0) 20 7968 8637. Letter from Mark Cutifani The Anglo American Our leaders are held to account for SOCIAL Way defines managing the SOCIAL impacts of our our governing activities, including those undertaken framework for SOCIAL on our behalf by contractors. All line performance. This managers and supervisors are expected second version to provide effective leadership in of the SOCIAL Way managing SOCIAL issues. All managed has been updated operations and sites are expected to to reflect evolving fully comply with the requirements set international standards and best practice. out in the SOCIAL Way. This requires: Our intention is for Anglo American to Resourcing: appropriate staffing and be recognised as leading the mining training to ensure the development , sector in our relationships with host implementation and governance of communities.

2 SOCIAL performance requirements. We aim to make a lasting, positive Engagement: effective and inclusive contribution to the countries and engagement with local stakeholders. communities in which we operate, in order to become Partners in the Impact management: proactive Future. To accomplish this, we seek to identification, assessment and create and maintain mutually beneficial management of SOCIAL impacts. relationships by understanding and Socio-economic development : maximising the positive influence we can an integrated approach, focused on have on local development . This can be leveraging our core business activities achieved by capitalising on the strengths in order to maximise the positive of our core business through local developmental contribution of procurement, infrastructure synergies our business. and local workforce development as well as focusing on local institutional This standard will be reviewed at capacity building, enterprise development appropriate intervals in order to and education and health initiatives.

3 Incorporate best practice, to align with The needs and concerns of all our societal expectations and to embed what stakeholders will inform and guide our we have learned about the effective approach to doing business. management of SOCIAL performance. At the same time, we recognise that to be a positive catalyst for development we must proactively manage the potential adverse impacts our activities can have at the local level. Without exception, we will respect and protect the human rights, Mark Cutifani livelihoods, culture, beliefs and heritage Chief Executive, Anglo American plc of our host countries and communities. November 2014. 3. 4. CONTENTS. 06 Introduction 09 SOCIAL Risk and Impact Management 11 SOCIAL Performance Strategy and SOCIAL Management Plan 13 Stakeholder Engagement 14 Socio-Economic development 15 SOCIAL Commitments 16 SOCIAL Incident Management 18 Community Health, Safety and Security Management 19 Contractors, Suppliers and other Business Partners 20 SOCIAL Performance Resourcing 21 Context-Specific Requirements 24 Governance and Asssurance 24 Glossary The Anglo American SOCIAL Way ( SOCIAL Way) defines our governing framework for SOCIAL performance.

4 It sets out clear requirements for all Anglo American managed sites to ensure that systems are in place to: engage with affected and interested stakeholders; avoid, prevent, mitigate and, where appropriate, remediate adverse SOCIAL impacts1; and maximise development opportunities. The SOCIAL Way defines our governing SOCIAL performance for the framework for SOCIAL performance at purposes of the SOCIAL Way Anglo American managed operations encompasses stakeholder throughout the entire lifecycle of our engagement, management of SOCIAL activities; from exploration through risks and impacts, human rights and project development , construction and our approach to socio-economic commissioning, operation, closure and development . It is considered as post-closure. It also covers the acquisition part of an integrated approach to and disposal of assets.

5 Our SOCIAL managing all of our risks and performance principles are as follows: impacts. Accountability for these requirements are therefore Deliver a lasting positive contribution multi-disciplinary. to communities: We recognise that host countries seek significant socio- economic benefit from the development In this second version of the of natural resources and that the SOCIAL Way, the requirements have support of stakeholders is fundamental been revised to reflect evolving to our long-term success. We aim to expectations and international work with stakeholders affected by our best practice including: the updated activities to deliver a lasting positive International Finance Corporation (IFC) contribution, to be a partner of choice Performance Standards (2012); the for host governments and to be an UN Guiding Principles on Business employer of choice.

6 And Human Rights (UNGPs); and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Manage risks and impacts: We will Human Rights (VPSHRs). We aim to seek to avoid, prevent, mitigate and, ensure that our SOCIAL performance meets where appropriate, remediate such or exceeds international standards. The impacts. We recognise that a core part SOCIAL Way supports the realisation of our of delivering a positive contribution is core business values outlined in Good the effective management of actual Citizenship: Our Business Principles, and potential negative SOCIAL impacts. the Anglo American Guiding Values and Business Integrity Policy. 1 This includes adverse human rights impacts. 6 Introduction Respect human rights: We recognise marginalised groups in decision-making that effective SOCIAL performance and to support their empowerment is intrinsically linked with respect for through socio-economic development human rights.

7 In practice, this means opportunities. This includes our avoiding, preventing, mitigating and, recognition of the right of Indigenous where appropriate, remediating adverse Peoples to Free, Prior and Informed human rights impacts through human Consent (FPIC) as stated in the rights due diligence. Our commitment International Council of Mining and to respect human rights is formally Metals (ICMM) Position Statement on expressed in our Human Rights Policy Indigenous Peoples and Mining2 and and our endorsement of the UNGPs. reflected in the UN Declaration on the This commitment applies to all Rights of Indigenous Peoples. universally recognised human rights, in particular as defined in the Integrate SOCIAL performance within International Bill of Human Rights relevant operational processes: (which includes the Universal We recognise that effective SOCIAL Declaration on Human Rights, the performance management requires International Covenant on Civil and coordination between business Political Rights, the International functions.)

8 We acknowledge the potential Covenant on Economic, SOCIAL and influence and impacts associated with Cultural Rights) and in the ILO our suppliers and contractors. We, Declaration on Fundamental Principles therefore, include appropriate SOCIAL and Rights at Work. performance requirements as part of Engage with affected and interested our contractual agreements when the stakeholders: We engage with affected, contracted activity could have potentially potentially affected and interested significant adverse impacts and / or stakeholders in a transparent manner to an ability to deliver significant positive ensure that they are able to express development opportunities. their views on positive opportunities, The SOCIAL Way applies to our risks, adverse impacts as well as relationships with our employees, prevention and mitigation measures.

9 Contractors and other public and private Effective engagement and participation sector business partners in what they allows us to consider and respond to do on our behalf. In those situations stakeholders' views in a proactive way. where Anglo American does not have Empower vulnerable and full management control, we will exercise marginalised groups: We recognise our available leverage to influence that potentially vulnerable groups compliance with our requirements. within our affected communities could be disproportionately impacted by or Business Unit (BU) CEOs are less able to benefit from our activities accountable for implementation of the due to the fact that they may be SOCIAL Way across the Group; Exploration marginalised, historically disadvantaged Managers, Project Directors and and disempowered. Through our Mine Managers are responsible for SOCIAL performance management, we implementation of the SOCIAL Way seek to assist in addressing previous at all exploration sites, projects and disadvantage, to involve vulnerable and managed operations.

10 2 May 2013. Introduction 7. SCOPE. The SOCIAL Way requirements apply to following options will be considered the entire life cycle of our activities from depending on Anglo American 's leverage, exploration3 through project development the criticality of the business relationship (concept, pre-feasibility and feasibility and the severity of the human rights stages), construction, commissioning, abuse: operation, closure and post-closure. Control: If Anglo American has leverage The requirements are mandatory for: to prevent or mitigate the adverse managed sites and facilities; and impact, it should exercise it. contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers Influence: In some cases, Anglo American and any other business partners under may lack leverage, but may be able to Anglo American management where it influence improvements through has been identified that the contracted capacity building or the provision activity has the potential to result in of incentives.


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