Our approach to responsible land management includes:

  • Avoiding development on sensitive land and habitats, where possible.
  • Reducing our impact through integrated land management and mitigating risks to biodiversity.
  • Reclaiming land we have disturbed to equivalent land use capability at the end of the project lifecycle.
  • Contributing to conservation of high-value land and habitat to offset our impacts on land and biodiversity.
  • Supporting studies, including traditional land use, that contribute to better understanding of potentially affected populations, habitat and mitigation strategies.

To manage our impact on biodiversity, we use a Biodiversity Risk Management Framework (BRM), which is a three-step approach for identifying and acting on the risks our operations may have on surrounding habitats and wildlife.

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