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Corporate governance

Committed to a high standard 

Our strong corporate governance practices and experienced Board is the right combination to create a successful globally diversified mining and metals company. Our corporate governance framework, policies and practices are designed to meet the high standards of corporate governance expected by our shareholders, communities and wider society, and promote stakeholder confidence and trust.

How we work

We are committed to the highest standards of integrity and accountability.

Our Board and Lead Team 

Our Board comprises eight Directors, all of whom (except our CEO, Graham Kerr) are independent, Non-Executive Directors. 

The responsibilities of our Board and management are defined within the South32 Limited Constitution and the Board Charter.

The Board Committees also operate under specific Terms of Reference including the: 

Working under the guidance and supervision of our CEO, our Lead Team’s role is to progress the Group’s strategy in a way that aligns with our purpose, values, Code of Business Conduct (Code) and the risk appetite developed by management and approved by the Board. 

ASX Principles and Recommendations

As an ASX listed entity, we are required to benchmark our corporate governance practices against the fourth edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations.

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Corporate Governance Documents

Further documents relating to our corporate governance can be found here.