Continue Reading... Agnico Eagle Mines Limited – Sustainability – Our Approach and Commitments

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited – Sustainability – Our Approach and Commitments

Agnico Eagle is committed to not only meeting, but going beyond, regulatory requirements for health, safety, environmental, social and governance matters. We believe that by working together as a team, we will continue to adapt, be sustainable and remain accountable to our shareholders, stakeholders and society at large.  Our Sustainability Commitment – This commitment translates into four fundamental objectives, which are the foundation of our Sustainable Development Policy: Operate a safe and healthy workplace: We aim to operate a safe and healthy workplace that is injury and fatality free. We believe that if we all work together, we can achieve zero accidents in the workplace and enhance the well-being of employees, contractors and communities. Protect our environment: We aim to eliminate, minimize and mitigate impacts of our operations on the environment and maintain its viability and diversity.

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Continue Reading... Pandemic survival modes: Cut food, pawn stuff

Pandemic survival modes: Cut food, pawn stuff

Six in 10 Filipino households that experienced financial difficulties had to reduce their food intake or pawn their possessions to survive in the pandemic, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
ADB’s Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2021 report showed 64 percent of households were in financial distress and had to employ coping strategies.
These strategies, which included skipping meals as well as selling and pawning their possessions, were necessary to survive, given that only 36.7 percent of these families were covered by at least one social protection benefit.
Read the full article at: businessmirror.com.ph

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