2023 Goals

  • 2023 GoalsPrioritized UN SDGsUNGC Principles
    Achieve zero significant environmental incidents (SEIs) at our operations.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
    • UNGC Core Value: Environment

      7, 8, 9

    Achieve 90% of environmental audit corrective actions completed on time.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
    • UNGC Core Value: Environment

      7, 8

    Implement projects and initiatives to reduce water withdrawn for use by 47,000 m3 which represents approximately 0.3% of the 2023 base case.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
    • UNGC Core Value: Environment

      7, 8, 9

    Implement projects and initiatives to reduce energy use by 116,000 GJ which represents approximately 2% of the 2023 base case.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 13: Climate Action
    • UNGC Core Value: Environment

      7, 8, 9

    Implement projects and initiatives to reduce GHG emissions by 73,000 t CO2Eq which represents approximately 19% of the 2023 base case.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 13: Climate Action
    • UNGC Core Value: Environment

      7, 8, 9

    Continue post-closure activities at Alamo Dorado and conduct interim reclamation projects at our active operations.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
    • UNGC Core Value: Environment

      7, 8, 9

    Achieve 80 hectares of reforestation or revegetation across all our operations.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
    • UNGC Core Value: Environment

      7, 8, 9

    Implement projects and initiatives to reduce nonrecycled and/or non-reused non-rock waste by 450 t which represents approximately 4% of the 2023 base case.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
    • UNGC Core Value: Environment

      7, 8, 9

  • 2023 GoalsPrioritized UN SDGsUNGC Principles
    Train 440 key employees on Anti-Corruption policy.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
    • UNGC Core Value: Anti-Corruption

      10

    • UNGC Core Value: Labour

      4,5,6

    • UNGC Core Value: Human Rights

      1,2

    Assess 160 critical suppliers using our supplier due diligence system.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
    • UNGC Core Value: Anti-Corruption

      10

    • UNGC Core Value: Labour

      4, 5, 6

    • UNGC Core Value: Human Rights

      1, 2

  • 2023
    Complete TSM external verification of at least two of our operations.
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 3: Good Health and Well Being
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 4: Quality Education
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 5: Gender Equality
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
    • UN SDG Icon for SDG 13: Climate Action
    • UNGC Core Value: Environment

      7,8,9

    • UNGC Core Value: Human Rights

      1,2

    • UNGC Core Value: Labour

      3,4,5,6

2023 Goals & Performance

We set ESG goals to focus our efforts in key areas and continually improve our performance.  The table below consolidates these goals and details our performance.

  • 2022 Goals2022 Performance
    Achieve zero significant environmental incidents (SEIs) at our operations.
    Improve bi-annual environmental audit performance.
    Reduce water use by 1% compared to the 2022 base case.
    Reduce energy use by 3% compared to the 2022 base case.
    Reduce GHG emissions by 3% compared to the 2022 base case.
    Continue post-closure activities at Alamo Dorado and conduct interim reclamation projects at our active operations.
    Achieve 100 hectares of reforestation or revegetation across all our sites.
    Reduce non-rock related waste generation by 4% and increase recycled/reused waste by 11% compared to the 2022 base case.
    Commence external verification of Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM)* performance at all operations.
  • 2022 Goals2022 Performance
    Train 400 key employees on Anti-Corruption policy.
    Assess 150 critical suppliers using our supplier due diligence system.

* TSM is an initiative of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) designed to drive operations-level sustainability performance and manage risks.

** Grievances should be acknowledged within 15 days of receipt and should be resolved within 60 days of receipt.

2023 Sustainability Report

Our 2023 Sustainability Report is pre­­pared in accordance with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Standard. It also contains information in consideration of the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) reporting framework.