Updated Human Rights and Community Policy statements
Tuesday, 13 May 2014
Gold Fields' Sustainable Development department has updated two of our key policy statements - the Human Rights Policy Statement and the Community Policy Statement (previously called the Community and Indigenous Peoples Policy Statement). The two policies were approved by the Executive Committee and, subsequently, the Board of Directors..
Gold Fields makes UN Global Compact submission
Friday, 9 May 2014
Gold Fields earlier this week made its annual submission to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
Gold Fields' renewable energy policy showcased
Wednesday, 30 April 2014
As part of a case-study series in the run-up to the Renewables and Mining Summit in Johannesburg in June, the organisers have published an interview with Gold Fields' vice-president of group sustainable development, Duncan Stevens.
Gold Fields builds clinic, nurses quarters for Damang community
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
Gold Fields Ghana's Damang mine has handed over a newly constructed clinic and nurses’ quarters at the cost of US$244,000 to the Ghana Health Service and the Bompieso Community in the Prestea Huni-Valley.
Gold Fields launches 2013 GRI report
Thursday, 10 April 2014
Gold Fields last week published its Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) report in conjunction with the release of the 2013 Integrated Annual Review (IAR).
Gold Fields audited for WGC Conflict-Free Gold Standard compliance
Sunday, 6 April 2014
Gold Fields has become one of the first mining companies to be audited for its compliance with the World Gold Council's (WGC) Conflict-Free Gold Standard.
LCA behind R255m anti-rhino poaching donation
Monday, 17 March 2014
Leadership for Conservation in Africa (LCA), the environmental organisation of which Gold Fields is a co-founder and an active member of the Ghana LCA Chapter, was a key driver behind the R255 million anti-rhino poaching donation by the Howard Buffett Foundation.
Wits Mining School launches digital mock underground mine
Thursday, 13 March 2014
The Mining Engineering faculty at the University of the Witwatersrand – of which Gold Fields is a major sponsor – has launched a mock underground mine at its facility as part of its range of facilities.
Gold Fields presents at ASM forum
Friday, 7 March 2014
The World Gold Council this week hosted an Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) workshop in conjunction with the PDAC conference in Toronto, Canada, the world’s largest mining conference.
Gold Fields in support of EITI
Thursday, 27 February 2014
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has published Gold Fields' principle of support on the EITI website. The EITI is a global coalition of governments, companies and civil society working together to improve openness and accountable management of revenues from natural resources.
Gold Fields performs well in the 2014 DJSI Sustainability rankings
Friday, 24 January 2014
Gold Fields has again performed well in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) whose rankings were released at the World Economic Forum (WEF) summit in Davos this week.
Gold Fields Ghana donates to local schools, clinic
Monday, 20 January 2014
The Gold Fields Ghana Foundation has made donations of stationery and school equipment to local schools in the Tarkwa-Nsauem community, and covered the cost of electricity to the Directorate of Education's office complex, which it helped build five years ago.
Nick Holland's responsible gold commentary syndicated in sustainability magazine
Friday, 17 January 2014
The sustainability journal “Mining, People and the Environment” has turned Gold Fields’ CEO Nick Holland’s commentary from the World Gold Council’s (WGC) Responsible Gold Mining and Value Distribution report into a syndicated article.
Gold Fields Australia publishes annual energy efficiency report
Tuesday, 14 January 2014
Gold Fields Australia has published its annual energy efficiency report, which has been posted on the Gold Fields website at http://www.goldfields.co.za/sus_ee.php