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We focus on minimizing and mitigating our impact on water, land, air quality, climate and biodiversity, and working with stakeholders on systemic solutions to complex environmental challenges.

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Energy & Climate Change: Newmont Identifies Risks and Opportunities
Climate change is real and we recognize the risks it presents to our business and to the world. In this first of our three-blog series on Energy and Climate Change, we’re highlighting Newmont’s work to better identify the impacts of warming global temperatures on our business and societies. Mining, like all large-scale industrial operations, is energy-intensive and uses myriad...
Nov 10, 2017 10:55 AM ET
New Study Reaffirms Newmont Tailings Responsibly Managed at Buyat Bay in Indonesia
A recently published report, coordinated by the Government of Indonesia’s Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, concluded that Newmont’s former Mesel gold mine in North...
Oct 5, 2017 3:50 PM ET
Newmont's Sustainability Practices in Action: Water in Peru
The region of Cajamarca, located in northern Peru, is home to many rural communities whose residents depend on agriculture. From May to October, the region sees little to no rainfall creating drought-like conditions impacting agricultural production and livestock grazing. This annual dry season also impacts life in the City of Cajamarca, where inadequate water infrastructure means many...
Oct 2, 2017 1:30 PM ET
Newmont Engages Stakeholders for Improved Watershed Management
As part of the Newmont water management strategy, regions are completing evaluations of their watershed to develop methodology that are in line with the ICMM guidelines on Catchment based water management for the mining and metals industry. These guidelines...
Sep 25, 2017 3:35 PM ET
Biodiversity Conservation Demonstrating Gains in Ghana
Newmont works to continually improve how we manage impacts from our activities on biodiversity and related ecosystems. This includes defined strategies for protecting water, air, soil and food sources on which both our operations and nearby communities rely. At our Akyem mine in Ghana, a fresh water dam constructed to support production activities is helping to replenish populations of a...
Sep 20, 2017 7:25 PM ET

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