Antero sets itself apart by working with our partners, the surface and mineral owners. We approach these relationships with respect and integrity. We have an excellent reputation because we are good to work with and we do what we say we are going to do. We also pride ourselves on our working relationships with state and federal regulatory bodies in each of our Appalachian operating areas. Antero is solely focused on Appalachia and growing our operation there. Appalachia is an area of immense natural beauty and important history. We come from the Rocky Mountains, an area of great beauty in its own right. We have a deep and sincere respect for the land and a desire to preserve it for future generations. We will take care of your land just as we take care of our own. We develop our properties with a commitment to safety and limited disturbance. Our team works closely with surface owners, both on the front end and on an ongoing basis, to minimize the impact of our operations.
Community Relations Hotline
Antero Resources values our local communities, and we are doing our part to minimize the impact of our operations. If you are experiencing any difficulties, please feel free to contact our Community Relations team:
In The Media
A focus on safety, health and preservation of the environment puts people and the community first and is the right thing to do. It also makes good business sense. A strong safety culture and dedicated environmental stewardship reduces risk, enhances productivity and builds a strong reputation in the communities in which we operate. We have earned a reputation as a safe and environmentally responsible operator through continuous improvement in our safety performance. This makes us an employer of choice for current and new employees.
We invest in safety training and coaching, promote risk assessments and encourage visible safety leadership. We sponsor emergency preparedness programs, conduct regular audits to assess our performance and celebrate our successes through the annual contractor safety conference where we acknowledge employees and contractors alike who have exhibited strong safety leadership during the course of the year. These many efforts combine to create a culture of safety throughout the company and provide a positive influence to our contractor community.
Awards / Charity
Antero Resources is active in the communities in which it operates, supporting local schools, conservation organizations and many other constituencies in West Virginia and Ohio. We identify stakeholders, residents, and local community members and work with them to understand their individual concerns and interests, while continuously working to minimize disturbances and impacts from our operations. We welcome and actively solicit community feedback in order to implement best practices that support our commitment to the local communities.
Employee Satisfaction and Professional Development
At Antero, we recognize that the satisfaction of our employees is an important aspect of our ability to achieve our strategic goals, and we are committed to helping keep our employees engaged. We promote a healthy workplace culture and promote work-life balance by offering employees a variety of wellness programs and amenities, including generous health care benefits, paying the up-front cost of fitness club memberships, and providing for competitive parental leave policies and other benefits, such as our robust Employee Assistance Program, to address their well-being. To encourage our employees to grow within our organization, we also seek to support the overall depth of talent and organizational leadership readiness through annual succession planning. Antero employees are encouraged to create individual development plans that consider their career goals. The plans usually focus on development areas such as training, practice with coaching and feedback, and job assignments. We are proud of the positive impact these programs have had on our workplace culture, our employees and their families. As a result of our commitment to our employees, we experience strong productivity and engagement, low absenteeism, and high retention rates. We also feel that providing a means of open feedback is critical, and have a 24-hour hotline for employees to utilize in the event they have questions or comments that they would like to submit to the company on an anonymous basis.
Antero has adopted a policy to promote compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, the UK Bribery Act 2010 and other applicable anti-corruption laws in the conduct of the Company’s business. This policy applies to all employees, directors and officers of the Company, as well as third parties acting on the Company’s behalf, and generally prohibits these individuals from engaging corrupt acts or making corrupt payments to a foreign official. It provides details regarding anti-corruption compliance and transacting business with government entities and provides details on how to report any suspected violations of the policy to the Company. The company conducts periodic training with respect to corporate and ethical compliance, including anti-bribery and anti-corruption matters, and re-certify to these corporate policies periodically.
The Company has adopted policies regarding both the protection of personal information and the acceptable use of information held by the company. The policies acknowledge the importance of privacy and for employees and other individuals to understand what information they can expect to be private; as such, Antero has put in place procedures and protocols for the protection of personal information, including with respect to the use of computers and other computing devices, data storage, document retention, and cybersecurity incident response considerations.
Antero has adopted a policy to promote compliance with human rights concerns related to our business, both those that may impact our employees and those that may impact the communities where we do business. Antero values the dignity of all our stakeholders; as such, this policy covers discrimination, workplace conditions, compensation and freedom of association, labor practices, and impacts to local and indigenous communities. All employees, directors and officers of the Company, as well as any third parties acting on the Company’s behalf, are required to comply with this policy. We also recognize the importance of feedback and monitoring; therefore, any party may report concerns to our anonymous hotline at 888-244-9141.
Supply Chain Management
The Company has adopted a policy to promote responsible practices in Antero’s supply chains. The policy covers expectations with respect to human rights, anti-corruption, data security, and environmental protection in supply chains. All suppliers, contractors, consultants, and other third parties working with or on behalf of the Company are required to comply with these expectations. Additionally, we have established several avenues for parties to report supply chain concerns, including via our anonymous hotline at 888-244-9141.