At Glencore, sustainability is integrated throughout our business, with a strong focus on operating safely and protecting the health of our employees, minimising our environmental impact and investing in our local communities.

Towards a positive future

Sustainable development is at the heart of our operations and involves:

  • balancing social, environmental and economic considerations
  • operating to leading standards of health, safety and environmental management
  • contributing to the development of sustainable communities
  • building and maintaining constructive, long standing relationships with our stakeholders, including our host communities
  • continuously improving our performance by making sustainable development an integral part of our decision-making process.

Project ecologists sharing environmental knowledge with local community youth.

We engage with, and listen to the Traditional Owners of Aurukun about their future aspirations.

Environmental Impact Statement

Glencore has prepared an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project. The full EIS is available for download. The public submission period was open from Monday 11 September to Monday 13 November 2023.

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Health and safety

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Community

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About the project

Glencore proposes to develop a new open cut bauxite mine in western Cape York, Queensland. Bauxite is the primary ore from which aluminium is extracted.
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About Aurukun

One of the largest communities in western Cape York, Aurukun is steeped in cultural history.
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Climate change

Learn about Glencore's global approach to climate change.
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