Our mission is to make responsible investments and generate the highest level of returns within the boundaries of our commitment to social justice, protection of human life and dignity, stewardship of the planet, and promotion of the common good.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL STANDARDS
At the core of our strategy is a commitment to ensure all our projects adhere to the highest level of environmental and social governance standards. In addition to its ethical integrity, we believe that responsible investing enhances value through:
- Benefitting consumers by ensuring the supply chain is not vulnerable to disruption resulting from ethical issues associated with the origin of the metals.
- Adding to the robustness of our rights and strengthening community relations in countries of operation.
- Widening the universe of potential sources of financing.
We undertake to ensure that all investments made by us comply with, and adhere to, the following guidelines and frameworks:
- The Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability (2012) – within the IFC Sustainability Framework
- The Equator Principles