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4.1.3 Awards and external recognition

During 2012, Gold Fields won the following awards and recognition, among others:

  • Third place among global mining companies in the 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) as evaluated by Sustainable Asset Management, making Gold Fields the top-ranked South African-listed mining company and the top-ranked gold miner on the DJSI. In 2011, Gold Fields was ranked fourth
  • Ranked second in the JSE Top 100 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) by the global Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Gold Fields was also among the top six (unranked) companies in the CDP’s Carbon Performance Ratings
  • First place in the Energy, Minerals and Industrial segment of South Africa’s Climate Change Leadership Awards
  • The John T Ryan Trophy for safety in the Peruvian open pit mining category – for the third consecutive year in 2012
  • Inclusion in the JSE’s Socially Responsible Investment Index, for the eighth year in succession
  • First place in the Top 40 JSE category of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries (ICS)/JSE Annual Report Awards in South Africa for our 2011 Integrated Annual Report
  • Second place in the Basic Materials category of the Nkonki Top 100 Integrated Reporting Awards for our 2011 Integrated Annual Report
  • ‘Prime Grade’ under Oekom’s classification of companies’ social and environmental performance
  • Runner-up in the ‘Best Sustainability Reporting in the Resources Sector’ category and overall winner of the ‘Best Sustainability Reporting – Most Improved Report’ category in the ACCA South Africa Sustainability Reporting Awards for our 2011 Integrated Annual Report
  • Inclusion in the (unranked) top 10 in Ernst & Young’s first-ever Excellence in Integrated Reporting awards (which evaluated the reports of the top 100 JSE listed companies and the top 10 state-owned entities in South Africa) for our 2011 Integrated Annual Report
  • Global Reporting Initiative A+ compliance for our 2011 Integrated Annual Report
  • Achievement of advanced-level reporting under the UN Global Compact
Case study: Gold Fields recognised as one of the top-3 mining companies in the DJSI

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