For Anglo American, local communities are absolutely critical. If you cannot work with them, they threaten the viability of the business. You have to give them something that is worthwhile and long-lasting.
Elaine Dorward-King, Executive Vice President, Sustainability and External Relations: "We are leaders because we strongly believe that transparency is hugely important to the industry."
Q&A with Andrea Illy, "We are coming up with new technologies, for instance for allowing customization of personal blends. Innovation drives sales, because it results in superior quality, customer satisfaction and increases in sales."
For those mining companies that continued to invest in innovation, sustainability and community relations despite the apparent end of the commodity supercycle, 2016 was a year of vindication.
Innovation touches everything we do. It has made Anglo American safer, more productive, more cost-competitive and more accepted by our host communities.
Government reforms in Brazil are making the economy more competitive and productive and helping the country attract a new wave of foreign capital.
"Newmont now has five women directors, which puts us right at the top of the pack for a Fortune 500 company. We have three women on our executive leadership team out of nine."
John Hourican, CEO: "I am confident that the city of London will continue to be a powerhouse in global finance regardless of how the separation from Europe occurs.”
Q&A with Vinicius Lummertz, President of Embratur, the Brazilian Tourism Board: "According to the World Economic Forum, no country has natural resources with more potential for tourism than Brazil."
Jochen Sengpiehl, Vice President Marketing: "The biggest challenge we are facing is the clash between two industries: the digital industry and the old car industry."