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Gold Fields Limited

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5888268 km2
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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: South Africa
Regions: Orange, South Africa, Vaal
Organization SDGs:
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Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Sustainable Production (SDG 12.4)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Organization Tags:
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Sanitation
Safe, Affordable Water
Leaving No One Behind
Services Offered: No services needed/offered
Org. Type: Business
Industry Sectors: Mining
Language: English
Org. Website: www.goldfields.com/about-us.php
Org. Source: CDP
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Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, Gold Fields Limited is one of the world’s largest gold mining firms.

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Community water supplies: Cerro Corona has committed to providing local communities with additional, potable water during the dry season and has completed a number of projects focussed on water provision to nearby communities as well as improving existing municipal water ... Learn More

In Cerro Corona Gold Fields' is improving water quality and access in Hualgayoc City through the construction of a water pipeline from a well at Cerro Corona, a programme to identify and repair water leaks in the existing water infrastructure, ... Learn More

Gold Fields spent a total of US $16 million on water management and projects (including ARD management) during 2016. In addition, Gold Fields has implemented a number of shared value water projects at Cerro Corona. These involve building and maintaining ... Learn More

Cerro Corona has proactive engagements with community organisations and local governments where it is a large supplier of potable water to the communities. During 2016 Cerro Corona invested over US$3m in developing and upgrading water systems for nearby communities. This ... Learn More

All of Gold Fields’ operations have tailings management plans in place, including closure and post-closure management plans. In total, Gold Fields’ operations have 27 tailing storage facilities (TSFs) of which 16 are active. All TSFs, as well as associated pipeline ... Learn More

The responses for managing water risks include risk assessments; Environmental Management Systems; the use of predictive water balances; rainwater harvesting; storm water management and water re-use, recycling and conservation initiatives. During 2018 Gold Fields intends to set targets in line ... Learn More

Gold Fields’ South Deep mine spent a total of US $3.6 million on water management and projects during 2016. Water projects include ARD management. South Deep implements a range of measures to prevent or contain Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) and ... Learn More

Gold Fields includes an assessment of supplier related water risks in its ongoing Enterprise-wide Risk Management processes. Gold Fields has also assessed regional climate-related risk (and its effects on the supply chain) by conducting climate change vulnerability assessments for South ... Learn More

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