Paladin Energy Ltd (hereafter referred to as ‘Paladin’ or ‘the Company’) presents the Company’s fifth consecutive annual Sustainability Report (Report) covering the period from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 (reporting period). The Report summarises Paladin’s key sustainability issues, its approach to managing them and its related performance across the Company’s two operations; the Langer Heinrich Mine (LHM) in Namibia and the Kayelekera Mine (KM) in Malawi.
Information on Paladin’s exploration projects, which are excluded from the scope of this Report, complementary financial statements, operating information and further details on aspects within this Report can be found on the Company’s website  and in Paladin’s Annual Report 2016.
The 2016 Sustainability Report has been prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative  (GRI) G4 Guidelines including the Principles for Defining Report Content and Principles for Defining Report Quality. Paladin has also taken into account the GRI G4 Mining and Metals Sector Disclosures.
This Report has been self-assessed by Paladin as being “in accordance” with the Core option of the GRI G4 Guidelines.
PALADIN’S SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING JOURNEY
Sustainability reporting reflects Paladin’s commitment to be accountable to its internal and external stakeholders with regard to the Company’s sustainability performance and future direction.
Paladin has been reporting on its approach to sustainable development within its Annual Reports since 2008. Paladin produced its first stand-alone annual Sustainability Report for 2012. Paladin now has an established comprehensive process to systematically collect data for various sustainability metrics at its mining operations in Namibia and Malawi. The process involves the collection and consolidation of site-level data in accordance with the GRI G4 Guidelines and the GRI’s Mining and Metals Sector Disclosures
STAKEHOLDER FEEDBACK ON THIS REPORT
Paladin strives to continue to improve its sustainability-related performance and its reporting process. The Company welcomes feedback on whether this Report meets your needs as a stakeholder of the Company. Details on how to contact Paladin can be found at the end of this Report.
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