Pan American Silver is committed to conducting business honestly and ethically everywhere we operate. We strive to deal with everyone fairly and openly and our managers, employees and contractors have committed to conform to the spirit and the letter of the laws that govern us. We value our reputation and the trust and confidence placed in us by our stakeholders.
The Company has a strong Code of Conduct for our officers and high standards of reporting and disclosure. We are committed to dealing with challenges and community issues in a lawful and responsible manner. We will act to overcome all such challenges while providing appropriate support to those affected. We strive to minimize the environmental effects of our operations, provide a safe and healthy workplace for all our employees and contractors and to conserve both human and environmental resources for future generations.
Corporate responsibility is an evolving challenge for all enterprises. As such, our operating subsidiaries have been mandated to continue to improve management systems, policies, programs and practices. We expect the results will be responsible financial reporting and field operations conducted in a safe, environmentally sound and locally acceptable manner.