BHP has achieved a significant lift in supplier spend with Indigenous businesses in Australia since establishing the BHP Local Buying Program in 2012.
BHP’s partnership with Kanyirninpa Jukurrpa (KJ), the Martu organisation, provides social, cultural and environmental programs.
The BHP Banjima Comprehensive Agreement covers an area of 8263 square kilometres and includes a number of the Company’s Pilbara-based iron ore operations and most of the Banjima Native Title determination area
The 10 Deserts Project enabled by the BHP Foundation aims to build the capacity of Indigenous groups to look after country for a range of economic, social, cultural and environmental outcomes.
Developed by CSIRO, in partnership with BHP Foundation, there’s an innovative education program underway in Australia to transform how math and science is taught to Indigenous students. Learn more here.
BMA's Caval Ridge Mine has recently welcomed 20 Indigenous Trainees to their team as part of a new 12-month Traineeship program. The new cohort will spend the next year completing a CERT II in Surface Extraction/Resource Processing, and gain experience in a range of teams on site.
In 2019 BHP introduced a new Indigenous Traineeship program in Port Hedland. This 12 month traineeship offers a pathway into four key areas of the Business - Resource Processing, Engineering, Horticulture and Business Administration.
A push to recruit and train more leaders from diverse backgrounds will see 44 new jobs for production and maintenance supervisors created at the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) coal operations in Queensland.
Indigenous women who have graduated from the Indigenous Development Program are changing the cultural and employment landscape of BHP.
BHP Nickel West signed a Comprehensive Agreement with Tjiwarl Aboriginal Corporation.
BHP announced and publically acknowledged the significance of the Uluru Statement from the Heart.