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  • Annual Reports|Case Study
    17 September 2019, 08:32 AM

    A collective approach to regional development in Queensland

    In September 2018, BHP entered into a three-year partnership with independent economic development organisation GW3, to support collaborative efforts to progress the Greater Whitsunday region’s development priorities and initiatives.

  • Annual Reports|Case Study|Community
    14 September 2019, 01:08 PM

    Supporting vulnerable populations in regional Colombia

    BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities (BSC) and global non-profit organisation Global Communities launched the Colombia Resilience Project in 2013 to reduce poverty and increase the resilience of vulnerable population groups in Colombia.

  • Annual Reports|Case Study
    18 September 2018, 08:39 AM

    Supporting Women of the Sea

    Our Escondida asset in Chile is helping local business development by supporting an initiative run by a group of women in the small fishing port of Coloso. The women make and sell diving suits to support the local fishing community.

  • Annual Reports|Case Study
    18 September 2018, 08:36 AM

    Hedland Collective: A collaborative focus on community enhancement

    The remote town of Port Hedland, in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, has been at the heart of BHP’s iron ore operations for more than 50 years.

  • Annual Reports|Case Study
    18 September 2018, 08:35 AM

    Supporting mental health in our Petroleum business

    The Petroleum team had a challenging year in FY2018. In August 2017, BHP announced its intention to actively pursue options to exit our Onshore US (Unconventional Petroleum) assets. In the same week, Hurricane Harvey brought record-breaking rainfall that stalled in southeast Texas and caused widespread devastation to the community. Our mental health programs and initiatives supported our response and enabled our people to better navigate the significant challenges.

  • Annual Reports|Case Study
    18 September 2018, 08:33 AM

    BHP's Local Buying Program

    The Local Buying Program was established in 2012 as a means to encourage better relationships between our operations and local small businesses, build capability and capacity across the local supply chain and boost regional economic development in our host communities.

  • Community
    16 August 2017

    Sierra Gorda local development support program

    The program supports local businesses and strengthens local suppliers in Minera Spence’s host community.

  • Community
    16 August 2017

    Process of participation and dialogue CMCC

    The project has provided a framework for ensuring the rights of Indigenous peoples.

  • Community
    16 August 2017

    Mining Minds – building our community

    Mining Minds is an education initiative in Olympic Dam’s host community of Roxby Downs and surrounding areas.

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