Pan American Silver provides enhanced exposure to silver through large silver reserves and catalysts to grow silver production.
We operate ethically and apply sustainable business practices throughout the mining lifecycle with the objective of creating value for our Communities of Interest (COIs).
At Pan American Silver, respect for human rights has guided our relationships with our COIs, especially local communities, throughout our history of operating in the Americas.
Pan American Silver has adopted policies, standards, and guidelines that articulate the way our directors, officers and employees are expected to behave and guide our business.
In 2021, we have aligned the objectives of eight prioritized SDGs with our 2022 Sustainability Goals, which will drive our performance and maximize positive impact in these areas.
Here you’ll find a few of these SDG highlights. To see all of our commitments to the UN SDGs, please click the link below.
Mining can contribute to SDG3 by championing occupational health and safety, offering and encouraging preventative care, mitigating the spread of disease, and increasing mental health awareness in our COI communities.
Learn more about how we’re working on SDG3 on our UN Sustainable Development Goals page.
As a historically male-dominated industry, mining can contribute to this SDG by offering equal opportunities for women and practising gender inclusion across the business and project life cycle.
Learn more about how we’re working on SDG5 on our UN Sustainable Development Goals page.
Through improving energy efficiency and incorporating renewable energy, the mining industry can make a significant contribution to SDG7.
Learn more about how we’re working on SDG7 on our UN Sustainable Development Goals page.
The mining industry can contribute to SDG8 by providing well-paid direct and indirect jobs. In particular, mining can contribute to the economic outcomes of local communities by supporting and procuring from local suppliers.
Learn more about how we’re working on SDG8 on our UN Sustainable Development Goals page.
Mining companies can contribute to SDG13 by reducing emissions, building climate change resilience, and recognizing climate change in planning and investment.
Learn more about how we’re working on SDG13 on our UN Sustainable Development Goals page.
Our 2021 Sustainability Report is prepared in accordance with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards and is aligned with Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Standard. It also contains information in consideration of the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) reporting framework and serves as our annual Communication on Progress for the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).