JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 28 /CNW/ - The JSE's Socially Responsible Investment
(SRI) Index, which assesses the environmental, social and economic
sustainability practices and corporate governance of listed companies,
yesterday announced that Gold Fields Limited ("Gold Fields") (LSE: GFI)(NYSE:
JSE)(DIFX: GFI) is one of the Best Performers of the 2007 SRI Index.
Ian Cockerill, Chief Executive Officer of Gold Fields said: "As a global
precious metals company, Gold Fields endeavours to undertake its activities in
a manner that minimizes or eliminates negative impacts and maximizes positive
impacts of an environmental or socio-economic nature. The company is therefore
very proud to once again be ranked amongst the Best Performers in the high
impact environmental category of the JSE SRI Index for 2007. Since 2005, Gold
Fields has been an outstanding performer within a sector that remains dominant
as the biggest individual sector represented within the SRI Index."
Cockerill continued: "Gold Fields is committed to the responsible
stewardship of natural resources and the ecological environment for present
and future generations and aims to continually implement a comprehensive
strategy to maximise positive environmental or socio-economic outcomes to
ensure a long-term future."
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