Press release

Trafigura publishes its first Responsibility Report

Published on16 Nov 2015

Geneva, 16th November 2015 - Trafigura published today its first Responsibility Report summarising the Group’s commitment to responsible and ethical business practices and progress in driving corporate responsibility deep into the organisation.


The report sets out the key priorities Trafigura is working to address, for example towards zero fatalities, reduced lost-time injuries, the implementation of better systems to manage operational risk and the objective of promoting greater transparency in the commodities trading sector through our support for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).


Jeremy Weir, Trafigura CEO commented:

“Trafigura’s first standalone Responsibility Report details our commitment to responsible and ethical business practices and sets out an ambition to become acknowledged leaders in our sector in the way we manage corporate responsibility. It also expresses our awareness that we have more work to do.”




2015 Responsibility Report


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Founded in 1993, the Trafigura Group has become one of the world’s leading independent commodity traders, specialising in the oil, minerals and metals markets. The company has achieved substantial growth in recent years, growing revenue to USD127.6 billion in 2014. Primary trading activities are the supply and transport of oil and petroleum products and metals and minerals. The trading business is supported by industrial and financial assets including global oil products distribution company Puma Energy; joint venture company DT Group; global terminals operator Impala; Trafigura’s Mining Group and Galena Asset Management. The Trafigura Group is owned by 600 of its 5,300 employees who work in 36 countries around the world. The Group has been connecting its customers to the global economy for more than two decades, growing prosperity by advancing trade.