The board of directors subscribes to and promotes the highest standards of integrity and good corporate governance throughout the group. The board and management recognise that, in order to safeguard the interests of stakeholders, all of their actions must be guided by full accountability and transparency.
The board is guided by the board charter, memorandum of incorporation (MOI), the Companies Act No 71 of 2008 (Companies Act), the equity and debt listings requirements of the JSE (JSE listings requirements), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) as well as other applicable legislation.
Northam is committed to reporting in line with the King Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa 2016 (King IV). The effective date for disclosure on the application is 30 June 2018.
The board is also responsible for the corporate strategy of the group, which is executed within the confines of its corporate governance structure.