For Anglo American, society is an inclusive concept. It embraces our workforce, the communities in which they live, the citizens of host countries and the implications of what we do for the wider population for generations to come.
Positive engagement with host communities can't rely on good intentions alone. To make sure a company's presence accords with your neighbours' own aspirations and best interests, you need an effective process to help create and implement your sustainable development policies. Anglo American's Socio-Economic Assessment Toolbox (SEAT) does just that.
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The communities where we operate are crucial to Anglo American’s success. At the same time, we are often vital to their growing prosperity. Mutual dependence makes it only natural that we want to make positive and enduring contributions to our hosts. Being a good neighbour is good business.
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The great majority of our operations are in developing countries where we have a special responsibility to contribute to the wellbeing and prosperity of host communities.
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Read our 2013 Annual and Sustainable Development reports.
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