Impala takes its social
responsibilities extremely seriously, as we rely upon the
sentiments of stakeholders and in particular the local communities
to create a sustainable and socially responsible business. We
strive to create a good and an ever better working environment that
provides economic opportunities locally while complying with legal
We know that our
operations have an impact upon communities and regions, and much of
that is positive in the form of taxes, jobs, infrastructure
development, procurement, and contracting. We also recognise that
our operations can have an occasionally intrusive impact and we are
constantly working to eliminate or mitigate this.
We see two types of
community development initiatives: local and global. Local projects
in proximity to our operations are developed and implemented by
local management and staff working closely with communities and
their representatives on a daily basis.
With global initiatives,
Impala works closely with the Trafigura Foundation. Through the
development of long-term partnerships, the Trafigura Foundation
aims to make a sustainable difference by creating a genuine
positive impact on the societies it supports globally.
The projects supported by
the Foundation reflect Impala’s corporate values and give our
employees the opportunity to develop a broader understanding of our
impact as a business and our role in society.
and education are two of the Trafigura Foundation’s main themes,
but its initiatives also encompass health and disability topics,
rural development, social inclusion, and social entrepreneurship.
Occasionally, the Foundation also gets involved in emergency relief
and post-disaster recovery activities.
Visit the Trafigura Foundation website to learn more: