In the modern operating environment, it is imperative that mining companies are socially and environmentally responsible.
Rowena Smith, South32’s Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), will share her insights on the importance of trust for competitive advantage during Session 2 of AusIMM’s Global Mining Leaders conference.
South 32 are a global resources company, listed on three continents and with operations across five countries. Rowena was appointed CSO in August 2017 and has overall responsibility for health, safety, environment, sustainability and security. Prior to this, Rowena was Vice President Supply, Australia Region for South32 and headed up a large team of people in Australia and South America providing commercial, sourcing and logistical services to South32’s operations.
The AusIMM Global Mining Leaders conference will feature international C-suite and senior executives discussing the forces shaping the global resources sector. Over the course of the conference, a range of keynote speakers and interactive panel discussions will address:
- building trust for competitive advantage
- how to make globalisation work for everyone
- security of data and reputation
- how to benefit from technological disruption
- how to deliver key skills to meet opportunities and threats.