Scope and Boundary of this Report

The aim of this report is to present a balanced and reasonable view of our company’s sustainability performance. The data on environmental, safety and economic impacts covers all six of our operational and development sites situated in Mali, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal.


With the exception of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, it includes our in-country offices and guesthouses. The scope and measurement methods have not changed since Randgold’s sustainability report published in March 2017. The data used to populate this document is collated on a monthly basis and reviewed by management. Data for previous years is provided in certain instances for comparative purposes.


A selection of sustainability information has been assured by an independent assurance provider, Environmental and Sustainability Solutions (ESS) The complete assurance statement as well as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Content Index in accordance with the GRI Guidelines are attached as appendices to the standalone sustainability report on our website at