We see sustainability as being integral to how we do business, reflecting our belief that our long-term success requires us to prioritise sustainability throughout our business.
We recognise that our work can have an impact on society and the environment. We are committed to improving our performance in human rights, health and safety, environmental protection and compliance.
We constantly strive to find new ways to improve how we manage our health, safety and environmental practices, the welfare of all our workers and our support for the development and well-being of the communities in which we work. We are open and transparent in our engagement with our stakeholders. Respect for human rights is fundamental to all our activities.
Our number one priority in the workplace is to protect the health and well-being of all our workers. We take a proactive approach to health and safety and we are committed to ensuring a continuous improvement in the prevention of occupational disease and injuries.
Glencore Xstrata Corporate Practice is our corporate governance framework and the programme through which we manage sustainability. The Glencore Xstrata Corporate Practice reflects our values and its practical application across our business is detailed in our Code of Conduct.
Together, our Values and the Code of Conduct, as well as the underlying policies that support the ongoing integration of sustainability throughout our operational management procedures, represent our commitment to upholding good business practices.
We are committed to meeting or exceeding all applicable laws and other external requirements.