We are committed to producing high-margin ounces safely and efficiently, while investing in our communities and minimising the environmental impact of our operations to meet our ESG strategy.

This is how we go Beyond Compliance.

At Pan African Resources, we’ve positioned ourselves as a profitable, high-margin gold producer with a sustainable and progressive business model. Our ESG investments are central to these objectives.

We understand the key role our host communities play in the long-term sustainability of our operations, and are passionate in driving social, economic and infrastructure development in these areas while protecting the natural environment. The Group is fully compliant with the guidelines of King IV™, with independent audits of our mineral tenure, carbon tax, environmental and water-use licence obligations.

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ENVIRONMENT

We are committed to continuously reducing our CO2 gas emissions, freshwater demand and waste, as well as the rehabilitation and protection of our biodiversity and natural heritage.

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SOCIAL

We value our human capital, and are committed to responsible corporate citizenship and the highest levels of health and safety. We invest in a number of community development projects as part of our social licence to operate.

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GOVERNANCE

We are dedicated to ethical and effective leadership, with disciplined capital allocation for sustainable value creation and the efficient operation of our mines.

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Sustainability

We are mindful of the significant role of climate change on the planet and continue to conduct our operations in such a way that causes the least possible harm to the environment.

Sustainability is integral to us meeting our strategy: To safely extract gold from our mineral deposits utilising our combined acumen, and to continue investing in a manner that generates compelling returns to ensure the long-term sustainability of our operations.

Our ounces aren’t just low cost economically, but environmentally too.

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United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals:

We believe our ESG investments are positioned to make a meaningful contribution to the following eight SDGs:

SDG 1

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

We recognise the role we can play in delivering meaningful social benefits in our communities. Through local community investments, we support initiatives that benefit communities and promote their sustainable development.

SDG 3

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Through consistently high health and safety standards, we strive to reduce risk and create a zero-harm environment to promote excellence in the performance of our operations.

SDG 4

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

We continuously invest in our employees’ skills development and training through a combination of combination of learnerships, bursaries, artisan training, AET and other skills transfer initiatives.

SDG 8

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Our organisational culture prioritises safety, diversity, innovation and performance, and our recruitment strategies are designed to focus on local communities where we operate.

SDG 9

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation

By developing new ways of thinking and finding new ways of working, we are dramatically improving our business performance and efficiency.

SDG 11

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

We concentrate on the safety, wellbeing and sustainability of the human settlements around our operations through sustainable infrastructure projects.

SDG 12

Ensure sustainable consumption and production pattern

We are committed to being the best possible stewards of our land, water and air resources, and treat them the care and responsibility they deserve.

SDG 17

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development

Pan African works with a variety of other stakeholders and foundations to contribute to education, economic, social and environmental projects.

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ESG Milestones in 2021

April 19th, 2021|ESG|

Progress Report: Five Exciting ESG Milestones in 2021 Every responsible miner needs to understand the impact their operations can have on the environment and community relations, and develop an appropriate environmental, social and governance (ESG) ➤