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Material issues

We gather information from our external business environment, interaction with all stakeholders and internal enterprise risk management processes in order to determine material issues that could have an impact on our ability to meet our objectives and create value over time.


RankingMaterial issue
1Delivery of operational plans
2Health and safety compliance
3Optimisation of business case efficiencies for acquisitions
4Combating and addressing product theft and illegal mining

Regulatory compliance with commitments in line with the Mineral and Petroleum

Resources Development Act, the Mining Charter and related social and labour plans

6Operating cost management

Macro-economic trend management
(commodity demand, price volatility, rand-dollar exchange rate and credit rating)

8Political stability
9Labour relations environment
10Functional infrastructure

For detailed information on each of our top 10 material issues, please refer to the
Integrated Annual Report 2016.