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Whistleblower Policy

We have a specific Whistleblower Policy which sets out the procedure available through our Company, including both formal and informal reporting of concerns. We also maintain anonymous channels for any employee to communicate concerns or complaints and without fear of negative consequences. Our complete Whistleblower Policy is available on our website. The policy also includes… Read more »

Risk Management

Effective risk management is a source of sustainable business benefit and a fundamental way we deliver value for our stakeholders. It is essential to good decision-making related to negative risk – those that have a negative impact on people, environment, communities etc. Sustainability related form part of SSR’s wider enterprise risk management (ERM) framework. The… Read more »

Ethics and Anti-corruption

We take a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption. Every SSR employee, and anyone authorized to work on our behalf, is expected to conduct business legally and ethically, and to comply with our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, and Anti-corruption Policy, and all applicable laws. Principally, these include the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials… Read more »

Board Diversity

We recognize the benefits that diversity provides to our Board of Directors. A diverse mix of skills, expertise, experience, perspectives, age, and characteristics leads to diversity of thought and a more robust understanding of opportunities, issues, and risks, and to stronger decision-making. We also recognize that the promotion of a diverse Board makes prudent business… Read more »

External Certifications and Recognition

Together with our management approaches, our internal standards were developed based on a number of key external industry standards and practices including the expectations of the ICMM (International Council of Mining & Metals), the Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining protocols, guidance from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards, and the World Gold… Read more »

Our Sustainability Governance Framework

The bedrock of our sustainability governance is our organizational values and policies. We have a suite of sustainability related policies that meet or exceed the requirements of legislation in the countries we work in, but also align with a range of international standards and guidance. One of our first actions following the merger with Alacer… Read more »

Building Strong Governance & Transparency

2020 was a transformational year for SSR Mining. In September we completed the merger with Alacer Gold Corporation. That transaction expanded our geographic footprint into Turkey – a fourth operating country for us and expanded our production. Both Companies recognized that for a modern mining company to be successful it must be sustainable. That is… Read more »

Material Topics

In 2020, we undertook a materiality assessment process to help us identify those sustainability related aspects that are most important to our business. Methodology Both SSR and Alacer businesses had carried out extensive materiality assessments and the 2020 process sought to build on the work previously undertaken. Working with an independent consultant, our Corporate sustainability… Read more »

Our Values and Aspirations

In 2020, we started the journey of bringing two companies together. Due diligence conducted prior to the merger indicated that the values and priorities of Alacer and SSR were already well aligned. Our integration journey in 2020 included evaluating our internal guidelines and updating internal policies that will guide our programs into the future. The… Read more »

Our Targets and Objectives for 2021

Looking ahead, we identified key performance sustainability metrics aligned with key material topics to identify targets against which our site and Corporate performance will be evaluated. We set targets and objectives to drive improvement in key areas and to ensure our teams are working towards a common goal. The table below builds on the work… Read more »