Africa Oil Corp. (“Africa Oil”) is committed to operating in a socially responsible and transparent manner and values the human rights of its workers and local communities where it operates.
Our goal is to ensure that the activities for which we are responsible respect and protect human rights. We uphold the human rights of all individuals impacted by our operations including employees, contractors and external stakeholders. It is both a moral and business case for ensuring that human rights are upheld across all our assets.
We operate as responsible stewards in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations of the countries in which we operate, and we manage our activities based on international human rights standards, which are understood to be those referred in the:
Where national law and international human rights standards differ, we will follow the most stringent standard and where they are in conflict, we will adhere to national law, while seeking ways to respect international human rights to the greatest extent possible.
This Policy applies to all staff at Africa Oil and our Operated Assets, including our contractors and sub- contractors.
Where we do not have operational control, we encourage, support and work with our operating partners to the extent possible to act in a manner consistent with the commitments set out in this Policy.
This Policy will be reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that it continues to promote and uphold human rights throughout our activities.
Africa Oil’s Chief Operating Officer has overall responsibility for the implementation and enforcement of this policy.
Senior leadership within Africa Oil and its subsidiaries are accountable for the implementation of, and adherence to, this Policy.
Adopted by the Board on May 6, 2021