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Sustainability

An Overview

Sustainability is an integral part of our business.

We believe in driving long-term sustainable economic development and value creation for our stakeholders by protecting the health and safety of our people and community, minimising the environmental impact of our operations, respecting human rights and sharing benefits with the community.

We have taken a holistic view in setting our sustainability goals 2025 and over the next five years, we will focus on expanding the work towards creating positive changes. We do not view our goals as independent targets, but rather as a collective scorecard that requires tangible progress across different functions.

The set five-year goals provide us with significant opportunity to improve our performance and will also enable us to focus on reducing the negative impacts across our value chain.

Sustainability

Goals 2025

0.5MN tCO2e

GHG emission savings in our operations from base year 2017

5X

Water-positive company and achieve 25% reduction in freshwater consumption

3X

Increase in gainful utilisation of smelting process waste

PROTECT AND ENHANCE BIODIVERSITY

Throughout the life cycle

ZERO

Work-related fatalities and 50% reduction in TRIFR

Positively impacting

1MN

lives through social, economic and environmental outcomes

30%

Diversity in an Inclusive and diverse workplace

100%

responsible sourcing in the supply chain

Stakeholder Engagement

Knowing Our Stakeholders Better

We are committed to creating enduring value for all our stakeholders. Our approach is to regularly engage in intensive and extensive dialogue with stakeholders to better...

Materiality

Identifying, Assessing and Addressing Issues that Matter

In an ever-changing operating scenario, now more than ever, it is extremely important for us to not only be cognisant of, but also to address, the issues that have the potential to create or destroy value. Therefore, we undertake a detailed materiality assessment once every three years.

This exercise plays a pivotal role in the way we frame our strategy. During FY 2018-19, we engaged a third-party consultant to carry out a detailed assessment involving an extensive set of internal and external stakeholders.

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HEALTH AND SAFETY

Health and safety of our people is our top priority and we try to make our workplace

WATER MANAGEMENT

Water is a key natural resource we are dependent on.

TAILING DAMS MANAGEMENT

Tailing dams malfunctioning can cause huge environmental impacts and that is why

Human Rights at HZL

Approach to Human Rights

Human Rights at the Company, upholding people's fundamental rights is central in our everyday business operations. At a minimum the Company will comply with all applicable local, state and national laws regarding human rights and workers’ rights where the company does business.

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Environment Management

Ensuring Responsible Utilisation of Natural Resources

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Goals and Achievements

Meeting our Sustainability Goals

Performance In Fy 2019-20

focus area

Health and safety at our facilities
Environment stewardship within our facilities
Community around us
Supplier and contractor management
Health and safety at our facilities
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