Sustainability Vision Analysis

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1.0 Sustainability Vision

Thiess intend to create a brighter future together with the communities we operate in, by putting into action sustainable programs, and practices that look for substantial reductions of the carbon footprint associated with most of the core business activities of our organization.

This is done by inspiring a sense of individual & collective ownership on what we do and how we do it in relation to our undeniable ethical commitment to preserve and protect the environment, its biodiversity and it’s non-renewable resources, for the present generation and the ones to come.

At the same time, we deliver creative and innovative technological solutions that not only add value to our shareholders, while improving the environmental,
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This is why; Thiess is strongly committed to comply with all the relevant environment sustainability initiatives such as:

Ecological footprint, green purchasing, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems, Risk Management & Opportunities, Life Cycle Analysis, supply chain management, triple bottom line reporting, international mining codes of practice, Environmental Protection Act, product stewardship, meeting all relevant local/regional environmental laws & regulations required at national, industry and organisational levels.

In order to identify the significant environmental impacts of Thiess business activities on the organisation operational areas, an environmental audit/assessment process needs to be carried out to determine those impacts, which goals are to be met to address them, and also how such goals are to be achieved through specific objectives, and how progress on their completion/success is monitored/measured against such goals and objectives, by key performance indicators at the environmental, social, and economic
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1.4 Current Project Position (Baseline) with Regard to Sustainability

The sustainability baseline for the project was established by the Site Construction team based on the project documentation issued for construction and submitted by the Design Team and the planning Team, and the site environmental conditions outlined by the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) performed by the Environmental Team onsite, with input of all the construction team disciplines.

This is why; after a detailed review of the EIA the following environmental issues were identified as outstanding, and therefore became sustainability objectives to be addressed
With the highest possible priority, as follows:

Reduction of Energy Onsite

• Large number of small generators with low efficiencies (higher carbon footprint) was

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