Our sustainability policy

Sustainability Policy Statement

Implats is a PGE-focused mining company involved in exploring, mining, processing and refining operations and is committed to sustainable development principles such that the Company’s:

  • Investments are commercially sound and financially profitable
  • Practices are technically appropriate and socially responsible
  • Processes and practices are inherently safe and environmentally sound.

To this end Implats is committed to:

  • Developing policies in line with these principles, supported by sound systems and processes
  • Complying with the governance of risk principles included in the King III Report
  • Recognising that risk management is a systematic way of protecting business resources and income against losses such that strategic and operational objectives can be achieved
  • Preventing all incidents and accidents at its operations in a reasonably practicable manner and strives to minimise hazards inherent in the working environment
  • Safeguarding the health and safety of all stakeholders, and striving for zero harm
  • Responsible stewardship of natural resources and the ecological environment
  • Striving to minimise potential negative social impacts while promoting opportunities and benefits for host communities
  • Upholding the human rights of employees and communities in line with legislation and the United Nations Global Compact
  • Engaging with stakeholders in a transparent and timely manner through formal and informal engagement structures
  • Continuous improvement of its business processes by accurately measuring, monitoring, evaluating and reporting in a transparent manner to stakeholders on performance

Sustainable development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.