Responsible Mining

At Fortuna, we strive to create sustainable value for our employees and their families, for local communities near our operations and for society at large. Our goal is to collaboratively improve the quality of life in ways that are both good for business and human development in the countries where we operate.

As an organization, we are committed to the three cornerstones of our values:

  • maintaining the health and safety of our personnel
  • subscribing to the highest environmental standards
  • respecting our host communities

We firmly believe that effective and responsible corporate citizenship results in greater operational effectiveness by minimizing risks, thus contributing to the creation of sustainable value for all stakeholders.

Our Commitment to Creating Value for all of our stakeholders

  • Operating in an ethical and legal manner, with transparency and accountability, seeking to ensure access to new resources and to manage our projects with environmental and social responsibility.
  • Developing the full potential of our employees. We respect and value each of our employees and observe the fundamental tenets of human rights, safety and non-discrimination in the workplace.
  • Managing responsibly all resources under our control by ensuring the conservation of the environment and the welfare of our workers and our neighboring communities.
  • Minimizing environmental, health and safety risks by ensuring that all laws, regulations and standards are satisfied.
  • Maintaining participatory monitoring programs in our operations with local authorities and neighboring communities to ensure full compliance with our sustainability policies and with government laws and regulations.
  • Periodically reviewing all environmental, health and safety, and community relations systems, programs and regulations to ensure continued improvement in the performance of our activities.
  • Keeping our contractors and strategic partners informed and aligned with our sustainability policies and programs.
  • Maintaining open communications on environmental, health and safety matters with government and community authorities, shareholders, employees and communities in our areas of influence and other concerned stakeholders.
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