Corporate

Our approach to diversity and inclusion has our leadership team at its core. They need to prioritise and push our diversity and inclusion agenda forward if it is to be properly integrated into the business and ultimately prove successful in the long term.

As a result, our corporate office has implemented a number of important measures, many of which will guide the initiatives that are rolled out on site.

Intervention matrix

Conduct gender assessments

Measures
  • Understand regional issues facing women
  • Understand gender equity maturity across our footprint
Progress
  • Assessments completed
  • Regional plans developed


Establish a Global Women’s Forum

Measures
  • Cross-functional representation
  • Executive support
  • Global footprint
Progress
  • Diversity forums established in Australia and Brazil and at Obuasi
  • Establish Women’s Association in Guinea


Develop a Global Diversity Framework

Measures
  • Overlay with regional legislation
  • Develop individual regional plans
Progress
  • Framework approved by Social and Ethics Subcommittee
  • Regional plans aligned to framework


Run unconscious bias workshops and training

Measures
  • Senior leadership
  • Access every employee
Progress
  • Board and Exco training complete
  • Human resources team complete
  • Obuasi and Denver scheduled
  • Global senior leadership rollout


Establish global gender standards

Measures
  • Compare to other companies
  • Improve our existing standards
Progress
  • Listed in the Bloomberg Gender Index 2019
  • Signatory to UN Women
  • Member of the 30% Club
  • Continued participation in the Gender Mainstreaming Awards


Examine gender pay parity

Measures
  • Ensure equal pay for work of equal value
Progress
  • Analysis of data underway; if and when pay parities are identified, these will be proactively addressed


Access all female AngloGold Ashanti employees globally

Measures
  • Create diversity and inclusion portal and quarterly newsletter
  • Host Good Work Foundation conference
  • Establish AngloGold Ashanti Women’s Network


Create initiative to facilitate understanding across language barriers

Measures
  • English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and isiZulu classes to be rolled out across the organisation
  • Book of phrases in various languages to be developed
Progress
  • Scheduled for 2021


Establish anti-gender-based violence awareness campaign

Measures
  • Reduce occurrence of gender-based violence across sites
  • Engage with community leadership
  • Highlight issues facing women
Progress
  • Coinciding with 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence in November 2020


Increased the representation of women across the business

Measures
  • Focus on attraction, employment and retention of women
  • Revise messaging if necessary
Progress
  • Ongoing