The materiality exercise, held every two years amongst our employees, contractors, community members, trade unions, suppliers, journalists, opinion leaders, authorities, associations, and representatives from academia, allows us to establish and define the material topics considered relevant organization and our stakeholders.

Prioritized material topics

  1. Contribution to the economy of the region and the country as a whole
  2. Contribution to the crisis generated by COVID-19
  3. Local job creation and diversity
  4. Access to water and efficient use of water in the mining operation
  5. Commitment to human rights
  6. Occupational health and safety
  7. Responsible air-quality management
  8. Biodiversity stewardship and conservation
  9. Ethics and good governance
  10. Risk management
  11. Engagement with our community / contributions to improving their quality of life

Unprioritized material topics

  1. Responsible management of topsoil and land reclamation
  2. Training and growth of employees
  3. Mitigation of and adaptation to climate change
  4. Local procurement, strengthening regional suppliers and production chains
  5. Operational and economic performance
  6. Responsible waste management
  7. Occupational well-being
  8. Mine Closure Plan
  9. Attracting and retaining talent
  10. Competitiveness and innovation in operational practices