Anglo American, Speak Up

Whistle-blowing mechanism at corporate level for complaints with regard to fraud, inappropriate activities or conduct contrary to Anglo American's business principles


Anglo American is one of the world’s largest mining companies focusing on platinum group metals, diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore, metallurgical and thermal coal. Anglo operates in Africa, Europe, South and North America, Australia and Asia, and holds its headquarters in London, United Kingdom.

Speak Up is a web based whistle-blowing facility for Anglo American Group. It is applicable to Anglo American plc and its offices in the United Kingdom, Luxembourg and South Africa. Business units are required to develop their own whistle-blowing policy. The facilities are operated and managed by an independent third party organization called Tip-offs Anonymous.

Who can access it? 

Employees, customers, suppliers, managers, shareholders and other stakeholders that are concerned about conduct contrary to the values of Anglo American can submit a complaint.

How does it work?

Complaints with regard to fraud, inappropriate activities or any conduct contrary to Anglo Americans “Good Citizenship; Our Business Principles” can be submitted twenty-four-seven via the online form, telephone, fax, email or regular mail. The identity of the complainant is protected by Tip-offs Anonymous – all traces that might identify the person making the report will be removed before forwarding the information to designated persons within the relevant company of the Anglo American Group.

When submitting a complaint online the complainant will receive a confidential, system generated username and password which can be used to track progress with the investigation. The progress will be updated at least monthly.

Telephone complaints can be submitted in English, isiZulu, Afrikaans, IsiXhosa and Sesotho.


Speak Up Whistleblower Policy

“Good Citizenship; Our Business Principles”

Last edited: 
April, 2013

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