On May 10th, we released our 2021 Sustainability Report – a transparent summary of our progress over the past year in furthering our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy.
Click here to view the report!
“Sustainability and mining responsibly are at the core of Kinross’ culture and we believe that to be successful in this area you need a strong on-the-ground approach along with a clear strategy and strong governance,” said J. Paul Rollinson, President and CEO. “Over the past year, we continued to perform well in major external ESG rankings and ratings and have made significant progress advancing our ESG goals. Kinross is committed to ensuring ESG continues to be at the core of our business and recognizes that we need to focus our efforts on material ESG topics which are key to both our Company and our stakeholders.”
Some highlights from the report include:
- Generated $3.5 billion in economic benefits to host countries
- Reached approximately 1,000,000 beneficiaries through community programs
- 80% of water recycled at operating mine sites
- Announced the target of a 30% reduction in intensity of Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, over the 2021 baseline, and to have net-zero GHG emissions by 2050.
- Achieved record high levels of local employment with 99% of total workforce and 92% of managers from host countries
- Zero tailings breaches for the 29th consecutive year
- Maintained top-tier governance record and was the highest ranked gold mining company in the Globe and Mail’s annual governance ranking
To learn more about Kinross’ commitment to responsible mining, click here.