Glencore starts vaccinating South African staff

28th July 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi - Creamer Media Online Writer

Diversified miner Glencore Operations South Africa has started vaccinating its staff members who are 50 years and older. 

The company has already managed to reach hundreds of employees with its vaccine rollout, which started on the morning of July 12, at the Waterval East mine, near Rustenburg.

“For us, at Glencore, this is a very proud moment as we pride ourselves in driving solutions and meaningful impact in South African communities.

“Glencore will continue to display true commitment to the communities in which we operate in and provide sustainable solutions that will combat the issues our communities face, while building resilient communities with our various initiatives that aim to empower and create opportunities during and beyond the global pandemic,” says Glencore Ferroalloys CEO Japie Fullard.

He concludes that the Glencore vaccine rollout is a true testament to the company’s commitment and that it will continue to pioneer change and development in and around its operations.