At a glance
We are Glencore, one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 60 commodities that advance everyday life.
Founded in the 1970s as a trading company, we have grown to become a major producer and marketer of commodities with around 140,000 employees and contractors and a strong footprint in over 35 countries in both established and emerging regions for natural resources.
Glencore's customers are industrial consumers, such as those in the automotive, steel, power generation, battery manufacturing and oil sectors. We also provide financing, logistics and other services to producers and consumers of commodities.
Our Purpose is to responsibly source the commodities that advance everyday life. We want to bring about long-term growth and opportunity for all our stakeholders, including customers, shareholders, employees, and the communities and countries in which we operate.
People are at the heart of our business. That’s why we prioritise safety at all our assets; why we seek to minimise our impacts on the environment and communities; and why we aim to attract employees who strive to be leaders in their field.
What we do
Glencore in numbers - 2022
mining, metallurgical and oil production assets
employees and contractors
industrial adjusted EBITDA
marketing adjusted EBIT