WHO WE ARE

At a glance

We are Glencore, one of the world’s largest globally diversified natural resource companies.

Founded in the 1970s as a trading company, we have grown to become a major producer and marketer of commodities - employing 160,000 people around the world.

Our operations comprise around 150 mining and metallurgical sites and oil production assets. Our purpose is to responsibly source the commodities that enhance everyday life. We fulfil our purpose  by delivering on our strategy to be active at every stage of the commodity supply chain. Our diversity by geography, product and activity, maximises the value we create for our business and its diverse stakeholders. 

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
Metals and minerals

Including copper, cobalt, nickel, zinc and lead, ferroalloys, aluminium/alumina, iron ore, gold and silver

Energy products

Such as thermal coal and crude oil, oil products and natural gas

Marketing

We physically source commodities and products from our global supplier base - and sell them to customers all over the world.

Glencore in numbers - 2019

35+

countries

150+

sites

160,000

employees and contractors

$11.6bn

adjusted EBITDA

$9.0bn

industrial adjusted EBITDA

$2.6bn

marketing adjusted EBITDA

$5.0bn

distributions and announced buybacks

$90m

community development spend