Local Procurement at Anglo American

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Anglo American’s vision for procurement is:

“sustainable, responsible local procurement that positively contributes to a resilient supply chain and the economic and social development of the communities in which we operate”.

The vision is supported by a set of underlying principles and a policy that contains specific commitments such as:

  • Developing procurement guidelines, standards and supporting tools that are actively promoted in the workplace and embedded in business processes
  • Allocating appropriate resources and building the required internal capacity to enable effective delivery of a strategy for local procurement
  • Having a strategy for local procurement for each operation and project
  • Minimising barriers for small and medium enterprises in the procurement process
  • Supporting the development of commercially viable local businesses that meet Anglo American requirements
  • Reporting internally and externally on the company’s local procurement progress and assessing compliance with its policy



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