Sherritt reported progress against goals in the companies four-pillar sustainability framework.
Nickel miner Sherritt International (TSX:S) has released its 2017 sustainability report, outlining the company’s sustainability approach and performance for the period between January 1 and December 31, 2017.
The company reported various highlights including that it had received zero human rights related complaints, zero high-severity environmental incidents and had generated C$840 million in economic benefits for host communities and in countries it operated in, namely Canada, Cuba and Madagascar.
As quoted in the press release, president and chief executive officer of Sherritt, David Pathe said:
“We have reason to be optimistic about the future. 2017 was marked by a dramatic increase in the price of cobalt and increasing optimism about nickel. The current financial outlook is better than we have seen in several years. The position Sherritt finds itself in today is a testament to the hard work of our employees to improve safety performance, lower costs, and deliver high quality products. When I think about a sustainable future, I know Sherritt’s products will have a role to play.”