Corporate Responsibility Report 2007

Corporate Responsibility Report 2007

Compliance with the Mining Charter Scorecard

Mining Charter cover

Response to the Mining Charter 2007 (799MB)



NotesDescriptionPageWebsite*
1.Human resource development  
 Has the company offered every employee the opportunity to be functionally literate and numerate by the year 2005 and are employees being trained?Social performance – human capitaltick
 Has the company implemented career paths for HDSA employees including skills development plans?Social performance – human capitaltick
 Has the company developed systems through which empowerment groups can be mentored?Social performance – human capitaltick
2.Employment equity  
 Has the company published its employment equity plan and reported on its annual progress in meeting that plan?Social performance – human capitaltick
 Has the company established a plan to achieve a target for HDSA participation in management of 40% within five years and is it implementing the plan?Social performance – human capitaltick
 Has the company identified a talent pool and is this being fast tracked?Social performance – human capitaltick
 Has the company established a plan to achieve the target for the participation of women in mining of 10% within the five years and is it implementing the plan?Social performance – human capitaltick
3.Migrant labour  
 Has the company subscribed to government and industry agreements to ensure non-discrimination against foreign migrant labour? tick
4.Mine community and rural development  
 Has the company co-operated in the formulation of integrated development plans and is the company co-operating with government in the implementation of these plans for communities where mining takes place and for major labour-sending areas? Has there been effort on the side of the company to engage the local mine community and communities in major labour-sending areas?Social performance – Social-economic developmenttick
5.Housing and living conditions  
 For company provided housing, has the mine, in consultation with stakeholders, established measures for improving the standard of housing, including the upgrading of hostels, conversion of hostels to family units and promoted home ownership options for mine employees? Companies will be required to indicate what they have done to improve housing, show a plan to progress the issue over time and whether such a plan is being implemented? tick
 For company-provided nutrition, has the mine established measures for improving the nutrition of mine employees? Companies will be required to indicate what they have done to improve nutrition and show a plan to progress the issue over time and whether such a plan is being implemented? tick
6.Procurement  
 Has the mining company given HDSAs preferred supplier status?Economic performancetick
 Has the mining company identified current levels of procurement from HDSA companies in terms of capital goods, consumables and services?Economic performancetick
 Has the mining company indicated a commitment to progress of procurement from HDSA companies over a three to five year time frame in terms of capital goods, consumables and services and to what extent has the commitment been implemented? tick
7.Ownership and joint ventures  
 Has the mining company achieved HDSA participation in terms of ownership for equity or attributable units of production of 15 % in HDSA hands within five years and 26% in 10 years?Economic performancetick
8.Beneficiation  
 Has the mining company identified its current level of beneficiation?Economic performancetick
 Has the mining company established its base line level of beneficiation and indicated the extent that this will have to be grown in order to qualify for an offset?N/A 
9.Reporting  
 Has the company reported on an annual basis its progress towards achieving its commitments in its annual report? tick

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited – Corporate Responsibility Report 2007