AngloGold Ashanti’s Board, which has ultimate responsibility for corporate governance, is guided by its commitment to ensuring sound governance principles and practices. These underpin value creation and the long-term sustainability of our Company. They are crucial to achieving our business objectives and delivering on our business strategy. The Company’s governance structures and the Audit and Risk Committee processes demonstrate our commitment to high standards of business integrity and ethics in all activities. They are supported by our values-driven culture and Code of Business Principles and Ethics.
The Board is committed to promoting good governance and providing ethical leadership. It is supported by five committees to which it delegates certain functions without abdicating any of its own responsibilities. These are the SES Committee, the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee, the Nominations and Governance Committee, the Investment Committee, and the Audit and Risk Committee.
Sustainability governance framework
The principal role of the Board is to provide oversight on the long-term sustainability and success of the business, for the mutual benefits of all stakeholders. The Board is supported by its committees and oversees the implementation of the sustainability strategy.
Primary responsibility for managing sustainability matters rests with AngloGold Ashanti’s leadership, in particular with the Chief Sustainability & Corporate Affairs Officer who is responsible for executing the sustainability strategy. Other responsible positions are shown below:
Group Corporate Affairs and Sustainability is responsible for the development of management frameworks and supports the implementation of the sustainability strategy.
Site general managers
General managers are accountable for the on-the-ground implementation of the sustainability strategy.