Our Purpose and Values

Our Purpose

To create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. 

Our Values


We take care of our safety, health and wellness by recognizing, assessing and managing risk, and choosing safer behaviors to drive a fatality, injury and illness free workplace.



We behave ethically and respect each other and the customs, cultures and laws wherever we operate.



We serve as a catalyst for local economic development through transparent and respectful stakeholder engagement, and as responsible stewards of the environment.



We create an inclusive environment where employees have the opportunity to contribute, develop and work together to deliver our strategy.



We deliver on our commitments, demonstrate leadership, and have the courage to speak up and challenge the status quo.

Newmont’s Strategy

As the world’s leading gold company, Newmont's strategy is to create value for all shareholders and stakeholders through efforts to:

  • Deliver superior operational execution by ensuring fatality risks are managed at all times with strong leadership and systems, continually improving operational performance, and meeting commitments without fail
  • Sustain a global portfolio of long-life assets by growing margins, Reserves and Resources from profitable expansions, exploration and value accretive investments
  • Lead the gold sector in profitability and responsibility by consistently generating superior returns, demonstrating our values, and leading in environmental, social and governance performance

To support this strategy, the Company remains focused on five foundational principles to help guide us in our journey of continuous improvement:

Health and Safety
Maintaining a fatality, injury and illness free performance and culture by ensuring visible and caring leadership, fatality prevention and physical and mental wellbeing

Operational Excellence
Growing margins and delivering a culture of continuous improvement through Full Potential and a rigorous application of operating, technical and exploration discipline

Optimizing our project pipeline of World-Class Assets in Top-Tier jurisdictions to support value accretive growth and a focus on industry-leading return on capital employed

Developing competitive advantage through people with industry leading engagement, leadership and commitment to inclusion and diversity

Environmental, Social, and Governance
Achieving long-term competitive advantage through leading sustainability practices to enable business continuity and growth, support positive social transformation and create shared, long-term value for all our stakeholders