Wherever Waseco operates, management recognises that the company is there as part of the community and therefore accepts that it has a social and environmental responsibility, as well as moral and ethical responsibilities to uphold. As a part of the community in which we operate, we have a responsibility to communicate and involve those around us. Developing relationships based on trust into long term partnerships is essential for the community and Company growth.
Social responsibility is underwritten in all of Waseco’s decisions and activities that it makes from the early stages of exploration through to construction, operation, closure and beyond. To achieve these objectives, Waseco undertakes to:
|Encourage the community’s participation in the decision making process in agreement with their traditions, customs and values.|
|Respect the rights of indigenous peoples to retain their culture, customs, traditions and identity.|
|Support a continuous improvement process, permanently evaluating changes in infrastructure and community development.|
|Supply the local population with continuous and periodic information, notifying socio-environmental benefits and modifications due to mining activity.|
|Communicate in a transparent and honest way and respond to community concerns in a timely manner.|
|Build up a management which permanently contributes to satisfy the needs of the community for a better environmental and life quality.|
|Empower employees and contractors to report any environmental and/or social issue of concern to Waseco management in a timely manner.|
Waseco is committed to protecting the local Labrador Trough Project habitat and the surrounding environment from exploration through to project development, production and final closure. The Company’s objective is to achieve long term sustainability between the protection of the environment and economic growth.
To accomplish these commitments, Waseco has set a high level of standards and the Company will:
|Comply and outperform all applicable environmental laws, regulations and other requirements applicable to best industry standards|
|Use industry leading professionals to complete baseline studies of the environmental regime in order identify and conserve.|
|Institute and maintain environmental management systems to identify, monitor and control all aspects of the Company’s activities.|
|Consider foremost environmental issues in all planning, design and operational decisions.|
|Monitor and improve the Company’s environmental performance to limit the negative impacts on the environment.|
|Progressively rehabilitate the environment affected through our activities and apply proven management methodologies.|
Communicate our actions transparently in a timely manner to all public, government and communities stakeholders.
Waseco is committed to maintaining the highest standards of business conduct and ethics in its accounting standards and disclosures, internal accounting controls, and audit practices. It is the policy of the Company to comply with and require its directors, officers, and employees to comply with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements relating to corporate reporting and disclosure, accounting and auditing controls and procedures, securities compliance and other matters pertaining to fraud against shareholders.
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