Environment

BHP Billiton

Responsibly managing the environment

In line with Our Charter, we demonstrate environmental responsibility by minimising the environmental impact of our operations and contribute to lasting environmental benefits.

We own and operate a diverse range of Businesses in different countries and ecosystems around the world. We acknowledge that the very nature of our operations means we will have impacts on the environment.

We aim to avoid or, where this is not possible, minimise our impacts, while contributing to lasting environmental benefits across the regions where we operate.

Our approach

Our approach to environmental management is based on the robust identification, assessment and control of material risks across all phases of our business. Read more.

Greenhouse gas emissions

We continue to focus on reducing the greenhouse gas emissions and energy use at our operations. Read more.

Biodiversity and land management

We aim to deliver lasting benefits to the environment and communities by improving natural resource management and enhancing biodiversity. Read more.

Water management

Managing water is a complex task due to the range of water-related risks and their possible impacts on water resources, biodiversity and communities. Read more.