Pan American Silver provides enhanced exposure to silver through large silver reserves and catalysts to grow silver production.
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. The work we do affects people and ecosystems in the areas of influence surrounding our operations. We take steps to understand the linkages between the impacts of our activities and human rights, progressively implement proper measures to respect human rights, and conduct ongoing due diligence. This allows us to identify, avoid, mitigate, and account for actual or potential negative risks and/or impacts.
Our focus is on upholding human rights, respecting the traditions and cultures of local communities, and supporting vulnerable groups. Our Global Human Rights Policy sets out our commitment to respect human rights and is intended to provide guidance on the standards of conduct that must be followed by our directors, officers, and employees. The policy applies to any third parties acting on behalf of or representing Pan American Silver.
We are committed to respecting international human rights conventions and implementing best practices, including:
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).