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  • Aura Minerals (ORA) released its 2021 Sustainability Report, underscoring its commitment to being an innovative, safe, responsible, and sustainable mining company
  • This is the second consecutive year that Aura has published its sustainability report, highlighting initiatives planned across eight ESG Pillars
  • Aura Minerals is a mid-tier gold and copper production company
  • Aura Minerals Inc. (ORA) is down 0.43 per cent, trading at C$6.96 per share at 1:20 pm ET

Aura Minerals (ORA) released its 2021 Sustainability Report, underscoring its commitment to being an innovative, safe, responsible, and sustainable mining company.

This is the second consecutive year that Aura has published its sustainability report, highlighting initiatives planned across eight ESG Pillars. The report is in accordance with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, which encompasses performance on economic, environmental, and social aspects.

Highlights of the 2021 Sustainability Report include:

  • Implementing the action plan for the Advancement of Women in Mining in Brazil, developed by Women in Mining (WiM), across all the countries in which it operates
  • Committing to the participation of at least 40 per cent of women in recruitment and selection processes for administrative positions. It also highlights the recent hiring of a woman as General Manager for the Almas Project
  • Mapping Aura’s greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions
  • Establishing a decarbonization plan with the goal of reducing GHG emissions by 5 per cent from 2020 levels by 2023
  • Offering 10,000 hours of training in Compliance, Ethics, and use of the whistle-blowing channel to employees

Rodrigo Barbosa, CEO of Aura, commented on the release.

“The Aura 360 concept involves our commitment to the ESG agenda. Aura is taking important steps towards consolidating our ESG strategy. While there is more progress ahead, I am very proud of the achievements we made toward our goal of becoming one of the most respected and admired companies on the sector. Our vision is to be one of the most trusted, responsible, well respected and results driven mining companies. This is what we call 360° Mining.”

Aura Minerals is a mid-tier gold and copper production company. It focuses on the development and operation of gold and base metal projects in the Americas. The company’s producing assets include the San Andres gold mine in Honduras, the Ernesto/Pau-a -Pique gold mine in Brazil, and the Aranzazu copper-gold-silver mine in Mexico.

Aura Minerals Inc. (ORA) is down 0.43 per cent, trading at C$6.96 per share at 1:20 pm ET.

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