Newmont Mining, a US based gold producer, is a 50%+ operator and owner of the Yanacocha open-pit gold mine in Peru. Between 1992 and 2004 over $3.6 billion was spent on purchases in Peru, the mine provided medical care for over 7,000 individuals annually, which contributed to a 20% reduction in acute respiratory and diarrhoea diseases, educated 6,600 children annually and provided transportation for 462 teachers. The mine also provided significant improvements in infrastructure, including roads...

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12.1 Formulate environmental management strategy
13.7 Develop community relations
12.9 Implement sustainable business strategies

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