Kenmare's corporate policies outline the Company's approach to responsible business practices. The policies are also available in Portuguese, the official language of Mozambique.
Kenmare is committed to operating in an ethical and honest manner. We have zero-tolerance for bribery and corrupt activities, and we believe in acting professionally, fairly, and with integrity in all business dealings and relationships.
Kenmare is committed to upholding the highest possible ethical standards. All our activities are conducted in accordance with our core values: Integrity, Commitment, Accountability, Respect and Excellence (ICARE).
Kenmare accepts the scientific findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); supports the goals of the Paris Agreement; and acknowledges that business has a role to play in addressing climate change. In line with this position, we have set the ambition to achieve Net Zero by 2040 (Scope 1 & 2) and we will work to reduce emissions from operations as quickly as possible and offset emissions that are hard to abate.
At Kenmare, we value highly our relationships with our host communities. We are committed to conducting our activities in a manner that minimises risk and maximises opportunities for local people, our employees, contractors, and the environment. We take a long-term, strategic approach to conducting our business and we ensure that local communities can share in the benefits of our activities.
At Kenmare, we believe that diversity and inclusion help us to attract, engage and retain the best talent; adapt and respond effectively to the changing expectations of our stakeholders; and find and innovate solutions to business challenges, leveraging on the diverse viewpoints, skills and experience of our employees and stakeholders.
At Kenmare, we recognise that our people are our greatest asset and that our future success depends on the team tasked with delivering the Company’s strategy. To deliver on our strategy, we require a skilled and engaged workforce, working as a team to achieve our shared vision.
Kenmare is committed to operating in an environmentally responsible manner. We will ensure sustainable stewardship of the environment within our sphere of influence by preventing, mitigating or offsetting the harmful effects of our activities. We hold ourselves and others involved in our activities to account for this.
Kenmare respects the right of all employees to freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining without interference and free from discrimination.
The health and safety of our employees and our host communities are Kenmare’s top priorities. As a company, we are committed to managing safety risks and maximising opportunities to enhance employee well-being.
At Kenmare, we are fully committed to respecting the human rights of all our stakeholders within our sphere of influence. We support the International Bill of Human Rights, including the UN Declaration of Human Rights; the International Labour Organisation’s Fundamental Conventions and Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work; and Part I, Chapter IV (Human Rights) of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
At Kenmare, we recognise that stakeholder engagement is an essential part of our business. We are committed to communicating transparently with our stakeholders as we understand that it contributes to the long-term sustainability of our business.
At Kenmare, we are committed to integrity, commitment, accountability, respect and excellence (ICARE) in all aspects of our business. We encourage staff to report suspected wrongdoing as soon as possible, in the knowledge that their concerns will be taken seriously and investigated as appropriate, and that their confidentiality will be protected wherever possible.
Kenmare has a zero tolerance to modern slavery and child labour. We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships. We expect the same high standards from all our contractors and suppliers. We expect them to adopt the same zero tolerance approach to the use of forced, compulsory or trafficked labour, or anyone held in slavery or servitude, whether adults or children. We expect our suppliers to hold their own suppliers to the same standards.
Kenmare recognises that our supply chain is an essential part of our business and that
our suppliers, through the goods and services they deliver in support of our
operations, create environmental, social and governance impacts that Kenmare is
indirectly responsible for. It is Kenmare’s vision for our entire supply chain
to share our commitment to sustainable development.