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Our vision and values

To Be The Global Leader In Sustainable Gold Mining

“The Global Leader”

We don’t want to be the biggest, but we do want to be the best at everything we do
We seek to create the greatest enduring value from gold mining for all of our stakeholders, including our employees, our communities, our shareholders and our host governments
We are gold industry leaders in understanding our stakeholders’ needs and responding to them
Through living our values, we consistently deliver what we promise

“Sustainable”

If we cannot mine safely, we will not mine
We seek to enhance the environments in which we operate, and limit the impact that mining can cause
We are committed to creating “shared value” for all our stakeholders. This is our legacy and we measure ourselves against this

“Gold Mining”

We are a gold miner – we produce gold (and by-products where they exist)
We believe in our product and do not hedge gold

This Is Who We Are, What We Do, And How We Work

Safety

If we cannot mine safely, we will not mine

Responsibility

We act responsibly and we care for the environment and all of our stakeholders, including our employees, our communities and our shareholders

Honesty

We act with fairness, integrity, honesty and transparency

Respect

We treat each other with trust, respect and dignity

Innovation

We encourage innovation, entrepreneurship, and acting like owners

Delivery

We work together in teams and do what we say we will do

This Is Who We Are, What We Do, And How We Work

Explaining our Values

Safety If we cannot mine safely, we will not mine
This is our main value and comes before everything else. This value means that we Stop, Think, Fix, Verify and Continue whenever we see something that may endanger our own safety, or that of our colleagues. It means that, if we cannot fix it, we exercise our right and obligation to withdraw to safety.
Responsibility We act responsibly and we care for the environment and all of our stakeholders, including our employees, our communities and our shareholders
This value means that we never allow our actions to harm each other or any of our stakeholders. We think before we act and always exercise caution. We seek out and nurture talent amongst each other, and we tread lightly on the natural environment around us. It means that we care.
Honesty We act with honesty, fairness, integrity and transparency
This value means that there is no place in Gold Fields for dishonest people. We are always aware of and obey the rules, regulations and laws that govern us.

Respect

We treat each other with respect, trust and dignity
This value means that every Gold Fields stakeholder has the right to be treated with trust, respect and dignity. We treat each other and all of our stakeholders in the same way that we like to be treated ourselves. We embrace diversity as a source of richness rather than conflict. We have respect for the dignity of work, irrespective of the complexity or importance of the job, and we value each other for the contribution that we make to the richness of our company.

Innovation

We encourage innovation, entrepreneurship, and acting like owners
This value means that every person in Gold Fields has good ideas, and that we are encouraged to raise them in a responsible way. It also means that we have open minds when new ideas are raised and we act like owners by being cost conscious and always find efficient ways of doing our work.

Delivery

We work together in teams and do what we say we will do
This value means that we are always true to our word. We take pride in our work and focus on ensuring we support team members to deliver what we are employed to do. We deliver on our commitments.

This Is Who We Are, What We Do, And How We Work