Approach to Ethics, Integrity and Human Rights

Two of our core values are integrity – behaving ethically and respecting each other and the customs, cultures and laws wherever we operate – and responsibility – delivering on our commitments, demonstrating leadership, speaking up and challenging the status quo. Strong governance, in combination with living our core values, is essential for earning the trust of all stakeholders, protecting our reputation and creating sustained value.
Our Code of Conduct (the “Code”) forms the foundation of our internal governance and commitment to responsible mining. It also states what is expected of everyone who is a part of the Newmont team, such as behaving ethically and with integrity, complying with all laws and regulations, and respecting human rights. Our Board of Directors reviews, updates and ratifies the Code and re-evaluates it at least every three years.

Six global policies state our intentions, aspirations and commitments across key aspects of our business:

  1. Asset Value Protection
  2. Business Integrity
  3. Health and Safety
  4. Operations and Resource Development
  5. People
  6. Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement

These policies are supported by more than 100 global standards that set the minimum acceptable requirements for behaviors, decisions and performance. Together, the Code, policies and standards provide clear guidance on the behaviors Newmont employees and those engaged in activities on our behalf must demonstrate at all times.