Corporate Responsibility

Environment

Perseus Mining regards environmental care as an integral part of its business and is committed to excellence in the management of environmental matters.

 

We aim to minimise environmental impacts at every stage of work from planning, through to exploration, development, mining, processing and decommissioning. Perseus, through our personnel, will:  

  • Maintain a comprehensive environmental management system;

  • Undertake consultation to ensure that community interests are considered;

  • Comply with applicable laws, regulations and standards;

  • Provide safeguards and contingency plans to mitigate potential impacts;

  • Monitor all activities and strive to continually improve performance; and

  • Promote environmental awareness amongst the workforce to increase understanding of environmental responsibilities.

All employees and contractors are responsible for upholding Perseus' standard of environmental management. Click here to view our Environmental Policy.

 

Community

Perseus has an enviable record in community projects in Ghana including:  

  • Power line construction;

  • Road construction and improvements;

  • Water bore drilling and pump installations;

  • Alternative livelihood project studies; and

  • Extensive employment.

Perseus maintains a policy of employment from the countries of operation and from within our projects' local communities. Most of our qualified professionals are from Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. Click here to view our Community Relations Policy.

 

Health and Safety

Perseus firmly believes that the health and safety of our employees and affected third parties is of prime importance in the successful pursuit of our business activities.

 

We are committed to conducting our operations in a manner that will prevent injuries or other health risks to our employees and those in the communities where we operate. In doing so, we embrace the principle that a zero lost-time-injury frequency rate is achievable.

 

We firmly believe that the benefits gained from successful health and safety programs are significant in both human and monetary terms. Therefore, high standards of occupational health and safety are pursued at all times and at all levels of our activities. Click here to view our Occupational Health and Safety Policy.

 

Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act Report

The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act ("the Act") was enacted in Canada on 16 December 2014, and brought into force on 1 June 2015. This Act delivers on Canada’s international commitments to contribute to global efforts to increase transparency and deter corruption in the extractive sector. The Act requires extractive entities listed on a stock exchange in Canada to publicly disclose, on an annual basis, specific payments made to all governments in Canada and abroad. Click here to view our Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act Report.

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