Golden Opportunity

CIM Vancouver 2006
Abstract What happens when a multinational company suddenly changes the social responsibility “rules” for a long-established Industry? How can a company make massive workforce layoffs compatible with an aggressive social responsibility agenda? What are the challenges when a firm goes far beyond its core competencies in order to deliver on its social responsibility commitments? This presentation reveals how a Canadian multinational went the extra mile to help laid off gold miners in South Africa get back on their feet.
Keywords: Placer Dome, Sustainability, Responsibility, social, South Deep
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