Performance and Goals

An overview of our 2008 and 2009 performance includes the following:

  • Celebrated our first Living Our Values Awards in 2009, honouring employees who demonstrate their commitment to our four values;
  • Implemented an updated and more robust Whistleblower Policy;
  • Developed and launched a new global Human Resources Strategy in 2009;
  • Completed our third Company-wide employee survey in 2009, achieving a response rate of 74%;
  • Developed the second phase of our global leadership training program;
  • Continued our “Generation Gold” talent development program, which has grown to 20 participants in 2010;
  • Fostered management alignment with the Company’s values and overarching strategy, through individual goal-setting and structured performance reviews;
  • Completed a review of our U.S. benefits program to ensure competitiveness and cost-effectiveness, resulting in improvements to the program and services available to employees to assist them in managing their own health; and
  • Negotiated a new three-year collective agreement in August 2009 at La Coipa following a one-month strike.

2010 Goals

  • Advance a global recruitment strategy and implement regional recruitment plans;
  • Accelerate future leaders from within through succession management;
  • Follow through on action plans from the 2009 Employee Survey;
  • Undertake a review of global benefit programs for consistency and competitiveness;
  • Develop a Company-wide leadership strategy and curriculum;
  • Complete development and deployment of compensation structures aligned to local market practices in key regions;
  • Continue strengthening performance management globally; and
  • Deliver security and human rights training to security personnel and key management at all sites.