Integrated Annual Report 2014

Engaging with stakeholders

GRI indicators reported on below:
  • G4-2
  • G4-16
  • G4-24
  • G4-25
  • G4-26
  • G4-37
  • G4-SO1
  • G4-SO2

We believe in proactive, open and constructive stakeholder engagement, which informs participative decision-making.

We aim to:

  • strategically inculcate a culture of effective engagement within our organisation;
  • develop and implement formal and informal systems of communication for the benefit of the Group and our stakeholders;
  • ensure that we regularly engage on and respond to issues that are material to our stakeholders;
  • accurately understand the influence of our business activities on stakeholders and the potential impact stakeholders may have on the business, whether positive or negative, to enhance the engagement process;
  • ensure that we engage in a manner that is timely, accurate and relevant; and
  • continuously monitor, review and improve our engagement activities.
 
SIBANYE’S PRIMARY STAKEHOLDERS
Local and provincial government [icon] Local and provincial government
  • West Rand District Municipality
  • Westonaria Local Municipality
  • Merafong Local Municipality
  • Matjhabeng Local Municipality
  • Masilonyana Local Municipality
  • Lejweleputswa District Municipality
  • Gauteng Provincial Government
  • Free State Provincial Government
  • Dipaleseng Local Municipality
  • Randfontein Local Municipality
National government [icon] National government
  • Department of Mineral Resources (DMR)
  • Department of Labour (DoL)
  • Department of Education (DoE)
  • Department of Higher Education
  • Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA)
  • Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS)
  • Department of Health (DoH)
  • Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources
  • National Treasury
Non-governmental organisations [icon] Non-governmental organisations
  • Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa
  • Earthlife Africa
  • Federation for a Sustainable Environment
  • Groundwork South Africa
Forums/key institutions [icon] Forums/key institutions
  • Chamber of Mines of South Africa
  • Suppliers/contractors
  • West Rand District Mining Forum
  • Merafong Community Mining Forum
  • Far West Rand Dolomitic Water Association water users’ forum
Organised labour [icon] Organised labour
  • Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU)
  • National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)
  • Solidarity
  • United Association of South Africa (UASA)
  • Sibanye Group Leadership Forum
Regulators [icon] Regulators
  • Department of Mineral Resources
  • Department of Water and Sanitation
  • Department of Environmental Affairs
  • National Nuclear Regulator
  • National Energy Regulator of South Africa
  • JSE
  • New York Stock Exchange/US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Communities [icon] Communities
  • Tin City
  • Kokosi
  • Theunissen
  • Welkom
  • Virginia
  • Blybank
  • Siyathemba
  • Hillshaven
  • Glenharvie
  • Fochville
  • Bekkersdal
  • Simunye
  • Randfontein
  • Balfour
Media [icon] Media
  • National media
  • Regional and local media
  • Specialist trade media
  • Websites
Other [icon] Other
  • Sibanye Board of Directors
  • Employees
  • Sibanye Executive Committee (Exco)
  • Investors/Providers of capital (shareholders and banks)
  • Retired employees
  • Families of employees
  • Mining units
  • Board committees (Safety, Health and Sustainable Development, Social and Ethics, Audit and Risk)