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Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Index

GRI 3.1 Content Index - Mining and Metals Sector Supplement Source: Section
STANDARD DISCLOSURES PART I: PROFILE DISCLOSURES
1. Strategy and Analysis
1.1 Statement from the most senior decision maker of the organization about the relevance of sustainability to the organization and its strategy. Sustainability Report (SR): Message from President and CEO
1.2 Description of key impacts, risks and opportunities. SR: Message from President and CEO
Annual Information Form for the Financial Year Ended December 31, 2013 (AIF) (available at www.sedar.com): Risk Factors
2. Organizational Profile
2.1 Name of the organization. SR: Growing Responsibly
2.2 Primary brands, products and/or services. SR: New Gold Properties
AIF: Corporate Structure
2.3 Operational structure including main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries and joint ventures. AIF: Corporate Structure
2.4 Location of organization’s headquarters. AIF: Corporate Structure
2.5 Number and name of countries where the organization operates. SR: New Gold Properties
AIF: General Development of the Business
2.6 Nature of ownership and legal form. AIF: Corporate Structure
2.7 Markets served including geographic, sectors and customers. SR: New Gold Properties
AIF: Description of the Business
2.8 Scale of the organization. SR: Community Development and Economic Impacts
SR: New Gold Properties
2013 New Gold Financial Review: Financial Highlights
2.9 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding the size, structure or ownership. SR: About This Report
AIF: Corporate Structure
2.10 Awards received in the reporting period. SR: New Gold Properties
3. Report Parameters
Report Profile
3.1 Reporting period (e.g. fiscal/calendar year) for information provided. SR: About This Report
3.2 Date of most recent previous report. SR: About This Report
3.3 Reporting cycle. SR: About This Report
3.4Contact point for questions regarding the report. SR: Engaging with Our Communities of Interest
Report Scope and Boundary
3.5 Process for defining report content. SR: Identifying Material Topics
3.6 Boundary of the report (e.g. countries, divisions, JVs). SR: About This Report
3.7 Limitations on the scope or boundary of report. SR: About This Report
3.8Basis for reporting on JVs or others. SR: About This Report
SR: New Gold Properties
3.9 Data measurement techniques. SR: Throughout the report
3.10Explanation of the effect of any re-statements of information provided in earlier reports. No re-statements have been made.
3.11 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope, boundary or measurement methods. SR: About This Report
3.12Table identifying the location of the Standard Disclosures in the report. SR: GRI Index
Assurance
3.13 Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance. SR: Meeting a Global Standard for Reporting
4. Governance, Commitments and Engagement
4.1 Governance structure of the organization, including committees under the highest governance body responsible for specific tasks. New Gold website: Corporate Governance
4.2 Indicate whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer. AIF: Directors and Officers
4.3 For organizations that have a unitary board structure, state the number of members of the highest governance body that are independent. AIF: Directors and Officers
4.4Mechanisms for shareholders and employees to provide recommendations or direction to the highest governance body. SR: Health, Safety, Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility Governance
Board Shareholder Communication and Engagement Policy
4.5Linkage between compensation for members of the highest governance body, senior managers, and executives (including departure arrangements), and the organization’s performance (including social and environmental performance). SR: Health, Safety, Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility Governance
4.6 Processes in place for the highest governance body to ensure that conflicts of interest are avoided. New Gold website: Corporate Governance
4.7 Process for determining the qualifications and expertise of the members of the highest governance body for guiding the organization’s strategy on economic, environmental, and social topics. New Gold website: Corporate Governance
4.8 Internally developed statements of mission or values, codes of conduct, and principles relevant to economic, environmental, and social performance and the status of their implementation. SR: Growing Responsibly
SR: Corporate Social Responsibility at New Gold
SR: Human Rights and Ethics
4.9 Procedures of the highest governance body for overseeing the organization’s identification and management of economic, environmental, and social performance, including relevant risks and opportunities, and adherence or compliance with internationally agreed standards, codes of conduct, and principles. New Gold website: Corporate Governance
4.10 Processes for evaluating the highest governance body’s own performance, particularly with respect to economic, environmental, and social performance. New Gold website: Corporate Governance
4.11 Precautionary approach. SR: Caring for Our Environment
COMMITMENTS TO EXTERNAL INITIATIVES
4.12 Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses. SR: Growing New Gold Responsibly
SR: Message from President and CEO
SR: Growing Our Communities
SR: Caring for Our Environment
4.13Memberships in associations (such as industry associations), and/or national/ international advocacy organizations. SR: Growing New Gold Responsibly
4.14 Stakeholder engagement. SR: Engaging with Our Communities of Interest
4.15Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage. SR: Engaging with Our Communities of Interest
4.16 Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group. SR: Engaging with Our Communities of Interest
SR: Community Engagement
4.17
Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has reported to those key topics and concerns, including through this report.
SR: Identifying Material Topics
STANDARD DISCLOSURES PART II: DISCLOSURES ON MANAGEMENT APPROACH (DMAs)
5. Management Approach and Performance Indicators
Economic
G3.1 MMSS DMA Disclosure: Management Approach to Economic Performance
Economic performance. 2013 New Gold Financial Review: Financial and Operating Highlights
Market presence. Annual Information Form for the Financial Year Ended December 31, 2013 (AIF)
Indirect economic impacts. SR: Community Development and Economic Impacts
EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed, including revenues, operating costs, employee compensation, community investments and payments to capital providers and governments. SR: Community Development and Economic Impacts
2013 New Gold Financial Review: Financial and Operating Highlights
EC2Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization due to climate change. AIF: Climate Change Risk
EC4Significant financial assistance received from government. SR: Community Development and Economic Impacts
There was no significant financial assistance received from government.
2013 New Gold Financial Review: Financial and Operating Highlights
Environment
G3.1 MMSS DMA Disclosure: Management Approach to Environmental Stewardship
Materials.  SR: Materials Stewardship
Energy.    SR: Energy and Emissions Management
Water.    SR: Water Management 
Biodiversity. SR: Biodiversity Management 
Emissions, effluents and waste. SR: Waste Management, Dust and Noise
Products and services. SR: Conflict-Free Gold
Compliance. SR: Environmental Incidents and Regulatory Compliance
Transport. Not applicable
Overall. SR: Caring for Our Environment 
EN1 Materials used by weight or volume. SR: Materials Stewardship
Aspect: Energy
EN3Direct energy consumption by primary energy source. SR: Energy and Emissions Management
EN4 Indirect energy consumption by primary source. SR: Energy and Emissions Management
Aspect: Water
EN8Total water withdrawal by source. SR: Water Management
EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused. SR: Water Management
Aspect: Biodiversity
EN11Location and size of land owned, leased or managed in or adjacent to high biodiversity value habitats. SR: Biodiversity Management
EN12 Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas. SR: Biodiversity Management
EN13Habitats protected or restored. SR: Biodiversity Management
EN14Strategies, current actions, and future plans for managing impacts on biodiversity. SR: Biodiversity Management
MM2The number and percentage of total sites identified as requiring biodiversity management plans according to stated criteria, and the number (percentage) of those sites with plans in place SR: Biodiversity Management
EN15IUCN Red Listed Species and national conservation lists. SR: Biodiversity Management
Aspect: Emissions, Effluents, and Waste
EN16Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions. SR: Energy and Emissions Management
EN21Total water discharge by quality and destination. SR: Water Management
EN22Total weight of waste by type and disposal method. SR: Waste Management
EN23Total number and volume of significant spills. SR: Environmental Incidents and Regulatory Compliance
Aspect: Products and Services
EN26Initiatives to mitigate environmental impacts of products and services, and extent of impact mitigation. SR: Water Management
SR: Waste Management
SR: Energy and GHG Management
SR: Dust and Noise
Aspect: Compliance
EN28Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations. SR: Environmental Incidents and Regulatory Compliance
Social Performance Indicators
G3.1 MMSS DMA Disclosure: Management Approach to Labour Practices and Decent Work
Employment. SR: Growing Our People
Labour/management relations. SR: Collective Bargaining
Occupational health and safety. SR: Growing Our People
Training and education. SR: Employee Development
Diversity and equal opportunity. SR: Workplace Diversity,
Non-discrimination and Equity
Equal remuneration for women and men. SR: Workplace Diversity,
Non-discrimination and Equity
Aspect: Employment
LA4Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. SR: Collective Bargaining and Freedom of Association
MM4Number of strikes and lock-outs exceeding one week's duration by country. SR: Collective Bargaining and Freedom of Association
G3.1 MMSS DMA Disclosure: Management Approach to Human Rights
Investment and procurement practices. 2013 New Gold Financial Review: Financial and Operating Highlights
SR: Community Development and Economic Impacts
Non-discrimination. SR: Community Development and Economic Impacts and Workplace Diversity, Non-Discrimination and Equity
Freedom of association and collective bargaining. New Gold Human Rights (HR) Policy
SR: Collective Bargaining and Freedom of Association
Child labour. New Gold HR Policy
Prevention of forced and compulsory labour. New Gold HR Policy
Security practices. SR: Human Rights and Ethics
Indigenous rights. New Gold HR Policy
Assessment. New Gold HR Policy
Remediation. New Gold HR Policy
HR4Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken. SR: Workplace Diversity, Non-Discrimination and Equity
MM5Total number of operations taking place in or adjacent to Indigenous peoples’ territories, and number or percentage of operations or sites where there are formal agreements with Indigenous peoples’ communities. SR: Working with Aboriginal Communities
HR9Total number of incidents of violations involving rights of Indigenous peoples and actions taken. SR: Human Rights and Ethics
G3.1 MMSS DMA Disclosure: Management Approach to Social Responsibility
Local communities. SR: Growing Our Communities
Artisanal mining. Not applicable
Resettlement. New Gold makes all efforts to avoid resettlement for development of our operations. When resettlement is unavoidable, we seek to ensure that it results in improvements in the economic conditions and social well-being of affected people and communities.
Closure planning. SR: Reclamation and Closure Planning
Grievance mechanisms and procedures. SR: Feedback Mechanisms
Emergency preparedness. SR: Emergency Response
Corruption. New Gold Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
Public policy. New Gold Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
Anti-competitive behaviour. SR: Compliance with Laws and Regulations
Compliance. SR: Compliance with Laws and Regulations
Aspect: Community
SO1 – G3.1Nature, scope and effectiveness of any programs and practices that assess and manage the impacts of operations on communities. SR: Growing Our Communities
MM6Number and description of significant disputes relating to land use, customary rights of local communities and Indigenous peoples. SR: Feedback Mechanisms
MM7The extent to which grievance mechanisms were used to resolve disputes relating to land use, customary rights of local community and Indigenous peoples and the outcomes. SR: Feedback Mechanisms
SO7 Total number of legal actions for anticompetitive behaviour, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes. SR: Compliance with Laws and Regulations
Aspect: Compliance
SO8Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations. SR: Compliance with Laws and Regulations
SR: Health and Safety
MM10Number and percentage of operations with closure plans. SR: Reclamation and Closure Planning
G3.1 MMSS DMA Disclosure: Materials Stewardship
Materials stewardship. SR: Materials Stewardship and Conflict-Free Gold 
Customer health and safety. Not applicable
Product and service labelling. Not applicable
Marketing communications. Not applicable
Customer privacy. Not applicable
Compliance. SR: Conflict-Free Gold and Compliance with Laws and Regulations
MMSS11 Programs and progress relating to materials stewardship. SR: Materials Stewardship
MM8 Number (and percentage) of company operating sites where artisanal and small-scale mining takes place on, or adjacent to, the site; the associated risks and the actions taken to manage and mitigate these risks. No New Gold sites are currently associated with artisanal mining activities