BHP Billiton is the world’s largest diversified natural resources company. BHP Billiton’s objective is to create long-term shareholder value through the discovery, acquisition, development and marketing of natural resources.
BHP Billiton is among the world’s largest producers of major commodities, including aluminium, copper, energy coal, iron ore, manganese, metallurgical coal, nickel, silver and titanium minerals, and uranium along with substantial interests in oil and gas.
BHP Billiton is a global organisation and with over 100 locations throughout the world, the company’s success is underpinned by the 100,000 employees and contractors that work at BHP Billiton.
BHP Billiton has an unrivaled portfolio of high quality growth opportunities that will ensure the company continues to meet the changing needs of our customers and the resources demand of emerging economies at every stage of their growth.
BHP Billiton have a proven record of delivering superior shareholder returns. This is done through the disciplined execution of the company’s unchanged strategy of owning and operating large, long-life, low-cost, expandable, upstream assets diversified by commodity, geography and market.
Our assets are operated under a simple and scalable organisational structure supported by standardised and controlled processes allowing our people to focus on what is important. The Company Charter, which defines our values, purpose and how BHP Billiton measures success, together with the company’s Code of Business Conduct, are the foundation documents of the Company.
BHP Billiton is committed to the health and safety of people, the environment and the communities in which the company operates. The long term nature of the company’s operations allows it to establish long lasting relationships with host communities where we work together to make a positive contribution to the lives of people who live near operations and to society more generally. BHP Billiton’s ability to grow the organisation safely and in an environmentally responsible way is essential.
As a globally significant producer, exporter and consumer of energy, BHP Billiton is committed to managing the risks of climate change. The company actively seek to reduce water usage and carbon emissions across the business, monitoring and reporting on these in the Annual Sustainability Report.