Barrick Beyond Borders - responsible mining

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Barrick Beyond Borders - responsible mining

Barrick Gold Corporation is the world's largest gold producer. We are committed to responsible mining, which includes:

  • providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our employees;
  • mitigating the environmental impacts of our operations; and
  • sharing the benefits of mining with local communities and host nations.

Barrick has been ranked as a world leader in social and environmental responsibility for five consecutive years by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. We are also listed on the NASDAQ Global Sustainability Index of the top 100 companies, and were named to the Global 100, a listing of the most sustainable corporations in the world, by Corporate Knights in 2013.

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Content from this campaign

Community Water Monitoring in Chile Helps to Build Transparency
A group of community representatives from El Corral, Chile were recently invited to participate in Barrick Gold’s community water monitoring program, part of the company’s on-going efforts to promote transparency at the Pascua-Lama project. The community members took samples from different monitoring points along El Carmen River and then delivered the samples themselves to an independent,...
Jan 7, 2014 2:45 PM ET
Agro-forestry projects in the Dominican Republic restore landscape, boost local economy
The rock-strewn road into the village of Juan Adrian makes for a bumpy ride that can turn a new car old in a hurry. But the wear and tear is worth it because the view from Juan Adrian, located about an hour east of the Dominican Republic capital of Santo Domingo, is breathtaking. A sheet of mist rises high above the trees and flora blanketing the mountains directly behind the village. It...
Dec 10, 2013 10:15 AM ET
Endangered Dominican Tree Frogs Make Jump to Vulnerable List
When considering the impact a mine can have on wildlife, few believe it could be positive. In the case of the Giant Tree Frog and the Yellow Tree Frog in the Dominican Republic, critical research led by Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation (PVDC) contributed to their reclassification from endangered to vulnerable by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a process known...
Dec 2, 2013 9:05 AM ET
The Metamorphosis of the Margajita River in the Dominican Republic
Before draining into the Hatillo Reservoir, the Margajita River flows under a small bridge that takes cars and pedestrians into the village of Hatillo. On a sweltering summer day in this sleepy village in the Dominican Republic, a boy and his father stand fishing near the bridge patiently waiting for some tilapia to be enticed by their bait. Another angler, many years their senior, is...
Nov 22, 2013 9:45 AM ET
Wilkins-Barrick Chair in International Surgery Trains Neurosurgeons from Developing Countries
Once, when Dr. Mark Bernstein was removing a brain tumor from a young boy in Ghana, the electricity failed and the operating room went dark. “We had to complete the surgery using flashlights,” says Bernstein, a neurosurgeon at Toronto Western Hospital and holder of the Greg Wilkins-Barrick Chair in International Surgery.   Power failures are a common occurrence...
Nov 20, 2013 4:15 PM ET