Beyond the Mine

Newmont is committed to responsible mineral development that results in positive, sustainable change in the communities and countries where we work. This report presents our 2014 performance.

Chief Executive’s Message


Against a backdrop of ongoing market volatility, we continue to improve our social, economic and environmental performance.
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Sustainability is integrated into every stage of the mine lifecycle.

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28,000employees and contractors in seven countries
8thconsecutive year on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Set our1st-everexternal sustainability targets in three key areas

Mining is a long-term business with commitments and investments that can span decades. How we manage social, environmental and political risks directly impacts our reputation and ability to create value.

Increasing Our Understanding of Human Rights Where We Operate

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Ethics and Governance

1stannual Conflict-Free Gold Report
6global policies state our intentions, aspirations and commitments across key aspects of our business
15,000suppliers play a critical role in our contribution to sustainable development

Our governance programs and systems guide our efforts to demonstrate professional integrity, comply with applicable laws and regulations, and manage risk effectively. Our employees bring our commitments to life through their daily actions.

Advancing Our Journey Toward Greater Inclusion

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Our People

0.39total recordable injury frequency rate was a new record low
Female representation among senior leaders grew to 15%
$9 millioninvested in employee training and development

We aim to attract, retain and develop top talent; build a more diverse and inclusive workplace; and embed a culture of sustainable safety, with the ultimate goal of eliminating workplace injuries and illnesses, and improving employees’ health and wellness.

Driving Socio-economic Development

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Economic and
Social Performance

$6.82 billion total direct economic contributions to the countries where we operate
$27.9 million invested in community initiatives
35%of employees and half of contractors are from local communities

Newmont’s purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. We strive to build respectful, mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders, and to serve as a catalyst for sustainable economic development.

Project to Significantly Reduce Sulfur Dioxide and Mercury Emissions

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Environmental Stewardship

Completed7of10projects for improving community drinking water quality and supply reliability in Peru
$11 million in cost savings at Ahafo due to energy efficiency efforts
Government of Indonesia’s1st-everbotanical garden on reclaimed mine site

We focus on minimizing and mitigating our impact on water, land, air quality, climate and biodiversity, and working with stakeholders on systemic solutions to complex environmental challenges.