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Integrated Annual Report 2019
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Assured sustainability performance indicators

Table 1. Data for selected sustainability performance indicators for the 2019 reporting year presented for reasonable assurance in accordance with the reporting criteria.

Parameter Unit Gold Fields reported 2019 data  
Environment
Total CO2 equivalent emissions, Scope 1 to 3 Tonnes 1,941,389  
Electricity purchased MWh 1,253,338  
Diesel Kl 189,721  
Total energy consumed GJ 12,497,608  
Total water consumed (withdrawal – discharge) Ml 19,709  
Total water recycled/re‐used per annum Ml 47,604  
Number of environmental incidents – Level 3 and above Number of incidents 0  
Total CO2e emissions avoided from initiatives tCO2e saved 144,254  
Total energy saved from initiatives GJ saved 404,602  
Health
Number of cases of Silicosis reported Number of cases 5  
Number of cases of Noise Induced Hearing Loss reported Number of cases 6  
Cardio Respiratory (Tuberculosis) Number of new cases reported 20  
Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease (COAD) Number of cases 4  
Number of cases of Malaria tested positive per annum (employees only) Number of positive cases 187  
Number of South African employees in the HAART programme (cumulative) Number of employees 204  
Number of West African employees in the HAART programme (cumulative) Number of employees 10  
Percentage of South African workforce on the voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) programme Percentage of workforce 81  
Percentage of West African workforce on the voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) programme Percentage of workforce 58  
Safety
Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate (TRIFR) – Employees, Contractors, total Number of TRIs/
hours worked
Employees: 2.83
(44 TRIs/15,568,023 hours worked)
 
Contractors: 1.88
(60 TRIs/31,833,493 hours worked)
 
Total: 2.19
(104 TRIs/47,401,516 hours worked)
 
Serious Injuries:      
As per Gold Fields Group Health and Safety Reporting requirements Number of injuries 4 (including 2 at South Deep)  
Serious Injuries:      
As per the South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy requirements (applicable to South Deep Mine only) Number of injuries 10  
Safety Engagement Index Rate Number of engagements/
hours worked
4.11
(194,922 safety
engagements/47,401,516 hours
worked)
 
Near miss incidents Number of incidents 436  
Social
Total socio-economic development (SED) spend US$ 21,545,593.46  
Percentage of host community workforce employment % 55  
Percentage of host community procurement spend % 34  
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