This report on Implats’ corporate responsibility has been compiled for the Implats group and its subsidiaries for the period from 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007. The report has been prepared in accordance with the G3 Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and in compliance with the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act and the specific requirements of the Broad–Based Socio–Economic Charter for the South African Mining Industry (the Mining Charter) and its accompanying Scorecard. An index of Implats’ compliance with GRI is also available in this report.
The focus of this report is the corporate responsibility of those operations which Implats manages separately and jointly, although our policies and practices also influence those companies in which we have a non–controlling interest since members of the Implats’ team participate in the management of these operations via joint committees or boards.
Certain aspects of this report have been audited by an independent third party, the assurance report for which is included in this report.
Available on the website as a downloadable pdf is a separate document detailing Implats’ response to the Mining Charter (PDF - 799KB). A summary of this response is contained in this report.
The contact person for the corporate responsibility report is Cindy Mogotsi, Corporate Affairs manager at Implats, who can be contacted on +27 11 731 9000 or via e–mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.