“Investors say to us: ‘don’t talk to us about returns’; they want to know how we’re managing water”

Nick Holland, Chief executive officer, Gold Fields

“Water is expensive. By some estimates, water-related infrastructure now accounts for approximately 10% of the industry’s capital expenses.”

IFC & ICMM Water in the Mining Sector report

“We all have a stake in effective water stewardship – to use water in a more equitable, sustainable and beneficial way.”

Andrew Mackenzie, Chief executive officer, BHP Billiton
BHP Water Report 2018