The main purpose of our corporate social responsibility policy is to guide NB Mining Africa Sarl (NBMA) conduct our operation in a responsible and sustainable manner to the satisfaction of all stakeholders. Whilst striving to achieve the financial goals of the company, we also undertake to ensure that our activities have overall positive social, economic, health, and environmental impact in the communities in which we operate.
The core values of our social corporate responsibilities are :
• Conducting business in a socially responsible and ethical manner ;
• Protecting the environment and the safety of people ;
• Supporting human rights ;
• Engaging, learning from, respecting and supporting the communities and cultures within which we work ;
Environment Health & Safety
We are committed to protecting the health and safety of all individuals affected by our activities, including our employees, contractors and the public. NBMA will provide a safe and healthy working environment, and will not compromise the health and safety of any individual. Our goal is to have no accidents and mitigate impacts on the environment by working with our stakeholders, peers and others to promote responsible environmental practices and continuous improvement. We are committed to environmental protection and stewardship. We recognize that pollution prevention, biodiversity and resource conservation are key to a sustainable environment, and will effectively integrate these concepts into our business decision-making. All employees and contractors are responsible and accountable for contributing to a safe working environment, for fostering safe working attitudes, and for operating in an environmentally responsible manner.
Business Ethics and Transparency
NBMA is committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and corporate governance practices in order to maintain excellence in its daily operations, and to promote confidence in its governance systems. We will conduct our business in an open, honest, and ethical manner. We recognise the importance of protecting all of our human, financial, physical, informational, social, environmental, and reputational assets. We will advise our partners, contractors, and suppliers of our Corporate Social Responsibility Policy, and will work with them to achieve consistency with this policy. We are committed to measuring, auditing and tracking the performance of its Corporate Social Responsibility programs.
Education and Skills Development
Education and skill development are among the best means to achieve meaningful and sustainable impact and attain strategic imperatives through our social corporate responsibility plan. NBMA will partner the local community to identify and formulate meaningful CRS strategies in the area of education and skill development. This will equip the youth with important knowledge and job skills that will make them employable and pave the way for jobs and brighter future.
NBMA will liaise with community leaders to identify needs that will enhance the general wellbeing of the people. Our community development will be focused in areas such as education, training, empowerment, and healthcare services.