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Mission and values

Our values

  • Safety [icon]


    Safety [icon]

    Safety is our first value.

    We place people first and correspondingly put the highest priority on safe and healthy practices and systems of work. We are responsible for seeking out new and innovative ways to prevent injury and illness in our business and to ensure that our workplaces are free of occupational injury and illness. We live each day for each other and use our collective commitment, talents, resources and systems to deliver on our most important commitment .... to care.

  • Dignity and respect

    We treat each other with dignity and respect.

    We believe that individuals who are treated with respect and who are entrusted to take responsibility, respond by giving their best. We seek to preserve people’s dignity, their sense of self-worth in all our interactions, respecting them for who they are and valuing the unique contribution that they can make to our business success. We are honest with ourselves and others, and we deal ethically with all of our business and social partners.

  • Diversity

    We value diversity.

    We aim to be a global leader with the right people for the right jobs. We promote inclusion and team work, deriving benefit from the rich diversity of the cultures, ideas, experiences and skills that each employee brings to the business.

  • Accountability

    We are accountable for our actions and undertake to deliver on our commitments.

    We are focused on delivering results and we do what we say we will do. We accept responsibility and hold ourselves accountable for our work, our behaviour, our ethics and our actions. We aim to deliver high performance outcomes and undertake to deliver on our commitments to our colleagues, business and social partners, and our investors.

  • Communities

    We want the communities and societies in which we operate to be better off for AngloGold Ashanti having been there.

    We uphold and promote fundamental human rights where we do business. We contribute to building productive, respectful and mutually beneficial partnerships in the communities in which we operate. We aim to leave a legacy of enduring value.

  • Environment

    We respect the environment.

    We are committed to continually improving our processes in order to prevent pollution, minimise waste, increase our carbon efficiency and make efficient use of natural resources. We will develop innovative solutions to mitigate environmental and climate risks.

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