Our people


Our people are fundamental to our success.

At South32 we support everyone to be the best they can be every day.

We are developing a strong culture of care and accountability where you are encouraged to share ideas, to speak up, as well as listen and learn from each other.

It is our responsibility to make sure you are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded, which we are doing through our employee recognition program.


We want our people to reflect the countries and communities we operate in. We are committed to establishing an inclusive workplace by setting ambitious diversity targets, focusing on gender and ethnicity.

To achieve this, we are:

  • Campaigning to attract female and indigenous applicants, particularly in core disciplines such as engineering
  • Implementing flexible work arrangements
  • Educating our leaders on how to manage a diverse workforce and to recognise unconscious bias
  • Allocating additional funds to decrease the gender pay gap.