b'Grievance MechanismAlthough we did not operate any drilling activities in Ghana in 2018, we continued to maintain our community-level grievance mechanism in the Western Region. Our formal grievance mechanism provides a communication channel for members of the community to raise concerns about our operations or submit complaints.We visit the Western Region to remind communities of the grievance mechanism, how it works, and how it can be accessed. Through continuous engagement, we empower community leaders to assist those people withIn 2015, Kosmos reached a major milestone by employing a 100 percent Ghanaian staffan achievement grievances to navigate the system.that we have maintained ever since.We received and resolved four grievances in 2018 related to legacyENGAGEMENT AND LISTENING Principles on Business and Human social investment projects. As a long-term partner in Ghana,Rights, social investments, and our Kosmos regularly engages withenvironmental and social impact To supplement our formalmanagement plans. grievance mechanism, we havea wide range of stakeholders, stationed a Community Liaisonincluding local communities, Officer (CLO) in a Kosmos- suppliers, civil society, media,Voluntary Principles on Security branded office in the Westernand academia. We communicateand Human RightsRegion. We distribute contactregularly with these stakeholdersIn 2018, the Government of Ghana numbers and e-mail addresses forto understand their concerns aboutfinalized its National Action Plan for the CLO as well as directions toour industry and its impact on theimplementation of the Voluntary the local community office. Thecountry. We share information thatPrinciples on Security and Human CLO is an important part of ourimproves mutual understanding ofRights. Kosmos supported this approach to managing grievances,the role of the oil and gas industry. process by participating as an in that he solicits and respondsindustry representative in national to feedback from communityOutreach to Local Communities dialogues to discuss key issues members. The Kosmos CLO alsoThe area directly onshore from theregarding implementation. The works in close collaboration withJubilee and TEN fields includes thedialogues covered issues such the CLOs from our co-venturersix coastal districts of the Westernas onshore and offshore risks Tullow, so that we are fully up toRegion, where we have centeredassociated with increased activities date with Tullow-led operations inmuch of our local communityin the oil and gas sector, the status the Jubilee and TEN fields. engagement. In the Westernof the Ghana governments anti-Region, our key stakeholders aresmall scale illegal mining initiative, the fourteen traditional councilsand goals related to public security within the six coastal districts, thetraining and private security Fish Processors Associations oflicensing reform.Ankobra and Ekpu Communities,Kosmos uses private security as well as communities we havepersonnel to provide security historically supported throughfor our employees and office social investment projects. operations in Ghana. Security We join community meetingsfor the Jubilee and TEN fields held by the Jubilee and TENoperations is the responsibility of fields operator. We use thesethe operator. We have trained all sessions to provide updates onKosmos Energy Ghana security offshore operations, environmentalpersonnel on the Voluntary monitoring and compliance,Principles on Security and Human canoe incursions and fishermenRights per our corporate policies interactions, the Voluntaryand in support of Ghanas work on the Voluntary Principles.32'