Kinross recently achieved high scores in the S&P Global 2021 Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), ranking in the 94th percentile in the Mining and Metals category with a total score of 71/100. This represents a six-point increase in total score compared with last year when we ranked in the 85th percentile.
In percentile terms, 2021 was our highest ever, with the previous high of 91st percentile in 2017.
The S&P Global Sustainability Assessment is an annual evaluation of over 10,000 global companies’ sustainability practices that focuses on sustainability criteria that is both industry specific and financially material.
Some other highlights from our assessment include scoring in the 100th percentile in the areas of Water Related Risk and Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy. We also placed in the top 5% in the Governance & Economic category, as well as the Mineral Waste Management, Labor Practice Indicators, Human Rights and Asset Closure Management areas. Overall, Kinross placed in the top 10% in 15 of the 26 areas we were assessed.
The results reflect our commitment to responsible mining and the comprehensive environment, social and governance processes and practices across our Company.
The scores and ranking are as of November 12, 2021.