Reporting in line with GRI

Sibanye has adopted the GRI’s G4 guidelines as the basis for this report, including GRI’s G4 Mining and Metals Sector Supplement (MMSS), and has reported ‘in accordance’ with the core option. Selected non-financial KPIs within this report have been assured by KPMG Services. See the Independent Assurance Report.

General standard disclosures Page
STRATEGY AND ANALYSIS
G4-1: Statement from senior decision-maker about relevance of sustainability and organisation’s strategy Chief Executive’s review
G4-2: Description of key impacts Determining sustainability
ORGANISATIONAL PROFILE
G4-3: Name of the organisation Home page, Reporting scope and boundary
G4-4: Primary brands, products, and services Group profile
G4-5: Location of headquarters Group profile
G4-6: Number and name of countries where organisation operates and has significant operations that are relevant to sustainability topics Group profile
G4-7: Nature of ownership and legal form Group profile
G4-8: Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries) Group profile
G4-9: Scale of the organisation, including: number of employees, number of operations, net sales, total capitalisation broken down in terms of debt and equity, quantity of products or services provided Group profile
G4-10: Composition of the workforce Group profile and Human capital: Sibanye as an employer
G4-11: Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements Human capital: Collective bargaining and employee relations
G4-12: Organisation’s supply chain Financial capital: Goods and services procured by the Group
G4-13: Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure, ownership or supply chain Reporting scope and boundary,
Group profile and Financial capital: Goods and services procured by the Group
G4-14: How the precautionary approach or principle is addressed Natural capital
G4-15: Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles or other initiatives to which the organisation subscribes or endorses Reporting scope and boundary and Group profile
G4-16: Memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy organisations Reporting scope and boundary and Group profile
IDENTIFIED MATERIAL ASPECTS AND BOUNDARIES
G4-17: Entities included in consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents or not covered by the report Reporting scope and boundary, Group profile and Integrated Report 2013: Note 14 to the consolidated financial statements
G4-18:
a. Process for defining the report content and of Aspect Boundaries
b. Implementation of the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content
Reporting scope and boundary and Determining sustainability and Material issues
G4-19: Material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content Determining sustainability
G4-20: For each material Aspect, report Aspect Boundary Reporting scope and boundary, Determining sustainability and throughout this report
G4-21: Report the Aspect Boundary outside the organisation Reporting scope and boundary and Determining sustainability
G4-22: Effect of restatements of information in previous reports, and reasons for restatements Reporting scope and boundary
G4-23: Significant changes from previous reporting periods Reporting scope and boundary
STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT
G4-24: List of stakeholder groups engaged by organisation Engaging with stakeholders
G4-25: Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage Engaging with stakeholders
G4-26: Organisation’s approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process Engaging with stakeholders
G4-27: Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organisation has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting, and the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns Engaging with stakeholders
REPORT PROFILE
G4-28: Reporting period (such as fiscal or calendar year) for information provided Reporting scope and boundary
G4-29: Date of most recent previous report Reporting scope and boundary
G4-30: Reporting cycle Reporting scope and boundary
G4-31: Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents Reporting scope and boundary
G4-32: Report the ‘in accordance’ option the organisation has chosen, report the GRI Content Index for the chosen option, and report the reference to External Assurance Report if the report has been externally assured Reporting scope and boundary, this page and Independent Assurance Report
G4-33: Assurance Reporting scope and boundary and Independent Assurance Report
G4-34: Governance structure of the organisation, including committees of the highest governance body and identify committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts Integrated Report 2013: Report of the Social and Ethics Committee and Corporate governance report
G4-56: Organisation’s values, principles, standards and norms of behaviour such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics Integrated Report 2013: Report of the Social and Ethics Committee and Corporate governance report
Specific standard disclosures Page External Assurance
ECONOMIC
DMA: Economic Financial capital, Human capital: Employment equity and transformation, Social capital: Delivering on SLPs, Natural capital: Climate change

Economic performance

   
G4-EC1: Direct economic value generated and distributed Financial capital
G4-EC2: Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change Natural capital: Approach to climate change and carbon emissions
G4-EC4: Financial assistance received from government Financial capital
G4-EC6: Proportions of senior management hired from the local community at significant locations of operation

Human capital: Employment equity and transformation,
The senior management information included with the HDSAs in management.

Indirect economic impacts

   
G4-EC7: Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services supported Social capital: Delivering on SLPs
G4-EC8: Significant indirect economic impacts, including extent of impacts Social capital: Delivering on SLPs

Procurement practices

   
G4-EC9: Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation Financial capital
ENVIRONMENTAL
DMA: Environmental Natural capital: Policy and practice

Materials

   
G4-EN1: Materials used by weight or volume Natural capital: Materials and waste

Energy

   
G4-EN3: Energy consumption within organisation Natural capital: Energy use Yes, Independent assurance report
G4-EN5: Energy intensity Natural capital: Energy use
G4-EN6: Reduction of energy consumption Natural capital: Energy use

Water

   
G4-EN8: Total water withdrawal by source Natural capital: Managing water Yes, Independent assurance report
G4-EN9: Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water Natural capital: Managing water
G4-EN10: Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused Natural capital: Managing water
Sibanye uses a closed-circuit system and 100% of water is reused

Biodiversity

   
MM1: Amount of land (owned or leased, and managed for production activities or extractive use) disturbed or rehabilitated Natural capital: Land management, rehabilitation and closure
MM2: Number and percentage of total sites identified as requiring biodiversity management plans according to stated criteria, and the number (percentage) of those sites with plans in place Natural capital: Land management, rehabilitation and closure

Emissions

   
G4-EN15: Direct GHG emissions (Scope 1) Natural capital: Approach to climate change and carbon emissions Yes, Independent assurance report [Scope 1 and 2 emissions (CO2e t)]
G4-EN16: Energy indirect GHG emissions (Scope 2) Natural capital: Approach to climate change and carbon emissions Yes, Independent assurance report [Scope 1 and 2 emissions (CO2e t)]
G4-EN17: Other indirect GHG emissions (Scope 3) Natural capital: Approach to climate change and carbon emissions
G4-EN18: GHG emissions intensity Natural capital: Approach to climate change and carbon emissions
G4-EN19: Reduction of GHG emissions Natural capital: Approach to climate change and carbon emissions

Effluents and waste

   
G4-EN21: NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions Natural capital: Approach to climate change and carbon emissions
G4-EN22: Total water discharge by quality and destination Natural capital: Materials and waste and Managing water
G4-EN23: Total weight of waste by type and disposal method Natural capital: Materials and waste
G4-EN24: Total number and volume of significant spills Natural capital: Materials and waste
G4-EN26: Size, protected status and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by discharges of water and run-off Natural capital: Managing water

Compliance

   
G4-EN29: Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations Sibanye Gold did not incur any fines or sanctions for non-compliance

Supplier environmental assessment

   
G4-EN32: Percentage of new suppliers screened using environmental criteria Financial capital
G4-EN33: Significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken Financial capital, Natural capital: Materials and waste and Energy use
SOCIAL: LABOUR PRACTICES AND DECENT WORK
DMA: Labour practices and decent work Financial capital, Human capital: Sibanye as an employer, Employment, Safety, Housing and living conditions, Human resource development

Employment

   
G4-LA1: Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region Human capital: Employment
G4-LA2: Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant locations of operation Human capital: Sibanye as an employer
G4-LA4: Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether these are specified in collective agreements Human capital: Sibanye as an employer

Occupational health and safety

   
G4-LA5: Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management/worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programmes All employees (100%) are represented in formal joint management/worker health and safety committees. Employees elect their representatives
G4-LA6: Type of injury and rates of injury, diseases, lost days and absenteeism, and total number of work related fatalities by region and by gender occupational Human capital: Safety and Health Yes, Independent assurance report (LTIFR, MTIFR, number of fatalities)
G4-LA7: Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation Human capital: Health
G4-LA8: Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions Human capital: Safety

Training and education

   
G4-LA9: Average hours of training per year per employee by gender and by employee category Human capital: Human resource development Yes, Independent assurance report [Training spend (R)]
G4-LA10: Programmes for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees Human capital: Human resource development
G4-LA11: Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category Human capital: Safety
G4-LA12: Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership and other indicators of diversity Human capital: Employment equity and transformation and Housing and living conditions and Integrated Report 2013: Corporate governance

Supplier assessment for labour practices

   
G4-LA14: Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labour practices criteria Financial capital
G4-LA15: Significant actual and potential negative impacts for labour practices in the supply chain and actions taken Financial capital
SOCIAL: HUMAN RIGHTS
DMA: Human rights Financial capital, Human capital: Sibanye as an employer, Employment equity and transformation, Collective bargaining and employee relations
G4-HR1: Total number and percentage of significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening Human capital: Human resource development
G4-HR2: Total hours of employee training on human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained Human capital: Human resource development
G4-HR3: Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken Human capital: Employment equity and transformation
G4-HR4: Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk, and measures taken to support these rights Human capital: Collective bargaining and employee relations
G4-HR5: Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labour, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labour Financial capital
G4-HR6: Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labour, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour Financial capital
G4-HR7: Percentage of security personnel trained in the organisation’s human rights policies or procedures that are relevant to operations Human capital: Sibanye as an employer
All security personnel are trained (100%)
G4-HR9: Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments Financial capital
G4-HR10: Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria Financial capital
SOCIAL: SOCIETY
DMA: Society Engaging with stakeholders, Financial capital, Human capital: Sibanye as an employer and Safety, Social capital and Environmental capital: Environmental stakeholders

Local communities

   
G4-SO1: Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments and development programmes Social capital
G4-SO2: Operations with significant actual or potential negative impacts on local communities Engaging with stakeholders, Social capital
MM4: Number of strikes and lock-outs exceeding one week’s duration, by country Human capital: Collective bargaining and employee relations
MM5: Total number of operations taking place in or adjacent to Indigenous Peoples’ territories, and number and percentage of operations or sites where there are formal agreements with Indigenous Peoples’ communities None
MM6: Number and description of significant disputes relating to land use, customary rights of local communities and indigenous peoples None
MM7: The extent to which grievance mechanisms were used to resolve disputes relating to land use, customary rights of local communities and indigenous peoples, and the outcomes Not used
MM8: Number (and percentage) of Group operating sites where artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) takes place on, or adjacent to, the site; the associated risks and the actions taken to manage and mitigate these risks Human capital: Safety
MM9: Sites where resettlements took place, the number of households resettled in each, and how their livelihoods were affected in the process No resettlements occurred in 2013
MM10: Number and percentage of operations with closure plans Natural capital: Land management, rehabilitation and closure

Compliance

   
G4-SO3: Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption and the significant risks identified Human capital: Sibanye as an employer
G4-SO4: Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures Human capital: Sibanye as an employer
G4-SO5: Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken Human capital: Sibanye as an employer
G4-SO6: Total value of political contributions by country and recipient/beneficiary Financial capital: Payments to government
G4-SO8: Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations Sibanye Gold did not incur any fines or sanctions for non-compliance

Supplier assessments for impacts on society

 
G4-SO9: Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using criteria for impacts on society Financial capital
G4-SO10: Significant actual and potential negative impacts on society in the supply chain and actions taken Financial capital