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We know an effective Environmental Management System (EMS) is key to sound environmental practice, reducing environmental risk and achieving continual improvement.

First Quantum is implementing an EMS at each of our operations. These are aligned with the ISO14001:2015 Standard and are subject to external compliance audits.

Key aspects of our environmental program include:

  • Compliance with host country laws and regulations, our own environmental policy and international guidelines and standards, where appropriate
  • Sound baseline environmental and social risk assessments and mitigation strategies
  • Regular auditing of environmental management plans and systems
  • Efficient use of natural resources
  • Proper management of effluent, emissions, waste and biodiversity
  • Frequent and regular stakeholder engagement, including at key project stages
  • Emergency preparedness and response plans
  • Climate change management and strategies – click here for details
  • Safe design, construction, operations and management of our Tailings Storage Facilities – click here to learn about our approach to tailings storage