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Environmental Stewardship: Aggregate Performance

Tailings Management

Percentage of Facilities at a Level A or Higher – 2006, 2019 and 2021
Level A Level AA Level AAA
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2022 (37% Facilities Reporting)
Tailings management policy and commitment
46%

2006

83%

2019

89%

2021

Tailings management system
40%

2006

79%

2019

80%

2021

Assigned accountability and responsibility
60%

2006

79%

2019

84%

2021

Annual tailings management review
54%

2006

77%

2019

86%

2021

Operation, maintenance and surveillance (OMS) manual
49%

2006

81%

2019

84%

2021

100%

90%

80%

70%

60%

50%

40%

30%

20%

10%

0%

Biodiversity Conservation Management

Percentage of Facilities at a Level A or Higher – 2013, 2019 and 2021
Level A Level AA Level AAA
Last Updated: Dec 24, 2021 (41% Facilities Reporting)
Commitment, accountability and communications
58%

2013

84%

2019

88%

2021

Conservation planning and implementation
50%

2013

75%

2019

77%

2021

Reporting
53%

2013

75%

2019

75%

2021

100%

90%

80%

70%

60%

50%

40%

30%

20%

10%

0%

Water Stewardship

Percentage of Facilities at a Level A or Higher – 2019 and 2021
Level A Level AA Level AAA
Last Updated: Dec 24, 2021 (36% Facilities Reporting)
Water governance
100%

2019

87%

2021

Operational water management
63%

2019

76%

2021

Watershed-scale planning
100%

2019

83%

2021

Water reporting and performance
75%

2019

85%

2021

100%

90%

80%

70%

60%

50%

40%

30%

20%

10%

0%

Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Management

Percentage of Facilities at a Level A or Higher – 2013, 2019 and 2021
Level A Level AA Level AAA
Last Updated: Dec 24, 2021 (41% Facilities Reporting)
Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions management
58%

2013

81%

2019

73%

2021

Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions reporting systems
84%

2013

83%

2019

81%

2021

Energy and greenhouse gas emissions performance targets
34%

2013

53%

2019

62%

2021

100%

90%

80%

70%

60%

50%

40%

30%

20%

10%

0%

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