Beyond the Mine

This report presents our approach to sustainable development, our performance in 2013, and our priorities and objectives for future years.

The mine lifecycle spans several years and through every phase of mine development, Newmont works to effect positive sustainable change. In Nevada, we worked with local communities to reach an agreement on a water framework for our Long Canyon project.

Our Business

Newmont is one of the world’s leading gold producers, and an industry leader in safety and sustainability. Headquartered in Colorado, the Company has approximately 32,000 employees and contractors, the majority of whom work at operations in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Indonesia and Ghana.

New Zealand

Waihi operations include the Martha, Favona and Trio mines

Our Material Issues

The issues of greatest importance to our stakeholders and our business as identified through our 2013 materiality assessment were:

  • Economic performance
  • Effluents and waste
  • Employment
  • Energy consumption
  • Labor and management relations
  • Local community welfare and development
  • Local employment
  • Non-discrimination
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Water withdrawal

See Our Priorities

What We

Our commitment to sustainability is central to our culture and organizational mission. Our Vision, Mission, and Values are enduring and provide the compass that guides both the path our business will follow into the future and how we will conduct business along the way.


We will be the most valued and respected mining company through industry leading performance.


We will build a sustainable mining business that delivers top quartile shareholder returns while leading in safety, environmental stewardship and social responsibility.


  • Act with integrity, trust and respect.
  • Reward creativity, a determination to excel and a commitment to action.
  • Demonstrate leadership in safety, stewardship of the environment and social responsibility.
  • Develop our people in pursuit of excellence.
  • Insist on and demonstrate teamwork, as well as honest and transparent communication.
  • Promote positive change by encouraging innovation and applying agreed upon practices.