Our ability to attract, develop and retain the best talent is fundamental to our business success.
In addition to providing development and training opportunities and safe and healthy workplaces, we have a strong set of values, expressed by the GlencoreXstrata Values and Code of Conduct, which are based on integrity, trust, personal accountability, respect and care for others.
All Xstrata Copper employees have the right to collective representation and are free to join a union of their choice. We strive to form direct relationships between our employees and management teams that are based on quality leadership, effective communication, respect and mutual trust. We consult with our employees in advance of any significant operational change. Similarly, we communicate regularly with our employees and provide ongoing support during times of organisational change, such as acquisitions, divestments or mergers or the closure of operations.
Diversity and equal opportunity
At Xstrata Copper we value diversity and treat all our employees and contractors fairly and offer equal opportunity at all levels of the organisation without prejudice of any type. We hire according to the skills and experience required for each particular position, without discrimination based on gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religion, nationality or any other factor.
We do not tolerate any form of discrimination, abuse of power, harassment or physical or verbal violence in the workplace. Our employee complaint mechanisms are fair and non-discriminatory and we foster practices that respect the rights and personal dignity of all our workers.