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Exxaro Resources Limited
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  • Fatality-free year and zero high potential incidents (HPIs)
  • Sustainability Summit at Grootegeluk
  • Khetha Ukuphepha group-wide safety campaign
  • Coal Safe Awards for Matla Mine 1 and Leeuwpan mine for 40 fatality-free years
  • Move to the conneXXion
  • Health and wellness strategy approved
  • Improved compliance training with multimedia-rich content
  • Smart workforce programmes launched for future skills and competencies
  • 372 employees trained in leadership and management programmes
  • Silver Service Design Loerie award for MyNexxt employee upskilling platform
  • Runner-up in South African Graduate Employers Association Employer awards
  • Introduced digital interview guides at business units (paperless interviews and questionnaire preparation reduced from five hours to 20 minutes)
  • Partnered with Biomimicry for Africa Foundation to produce online training programme for global audience (20 Exxaro graduates now biomimicry practitioners)
  • Enterprise and supplier development initiatives improved B-BBEE enterprise and supplier development score by approximately 13%
  • Disbursements of over R170 million to 31 enterprise and supplier development beneficiaries
  • Absa Business Day Supplier Development Newcomer award
  • Localisation and Enterprise and Supplier Development Recognition award at South Africa Investment Conference
  • Small, medium and micro enterprise (SMME) ecosystem support study in Mpumalanga and Limpopo


  • Employee fatality in car accident near Leeuwpan
  • Section 54 issued by Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
  • Poor response by employees to adult education/portable skills training
  • Enterprise and supplier development committee revised loan terms of certain beneficiaries
  • Delays in municipal approvals for infrastructure development

Our sustainability is founded on creative, mutually constructive relationships and values shared with our stakeholders. We are aware of the need to be responsible and accountable for our actions, and conduct our business activities with a view to support the development of society within our spheres of influence. We strive for operational efficiency, growth and regulatory compliance within a framework of responsible corporate citizenship.

External economic, environmental and social standards

In consistently benchmarking our activities against global best practice, Exxaro endorses several voluntary external standards, charters and principles, including:

  • UNGC (as a signatory)
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • CDP carbon and water disclosures.

Broader industry participation

As an active stakeholder in the mining industry, Exxaro participates in shaping appropriate policies for South Africa through many channels, including the Minerals Council and Business Leadership South Africa.