i-80 is committed to implementing best practice ESG standards that will guide our strategy and ensure that the Company executes its goal of creating a long-term, sustainable and responsible miner.
The Company is pleased to announce the publication of its inaugural environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) report, Driving the Future, which highlights the company’s ESG strategies, policies, and commitments to deliver leading industry practices in Nevada.
In 2022, i-80 Gold Corp advanced its management of ESG matters with notable achievements across all areas. The inaugural ESG report, Driving the Future, is a reflection of the company’s commitment to better communicate the performance and approach to ESG.
ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY
i-80 Gold is committed to sustainable development and environmental stewardship during exploration and extraction of mineral resources. As we continue to grow our team and our operations, we prioritize safety and improving the social, economic, and environmental well being of the communities we operate in.
COMMUNITY & STAKEHOLDER RELATIONS
i-80 Gold is committed to building and maintaining respectful, long-lasting, and collaborative relationships with indigenous groups, host communities, local governments, and institutions surrounding our mining operations.
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ECONOMIC IMPACT & PROCUREMENT
i-80 Gold’s mining operations create economic value in Nevada through job creation, local buying, paying taxes, and investing in the communities we live and work in.
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
i-80 Gold is comprised of a team of highly talented and diverse individuals. We believe in creating an inclusive culture of respect and equity and strive to attract and retain the brightest minds in the industry.
Increase in our workforce in 2021
# of employees as of December 2021
Female Workforce in 2021
EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
From highlighting the minerals being produced for our sustainable future to promoting the career opportunities that exist within the industry, i-80 Gold is actively engaged in dispelling industry myths and communicating the importance of modern mining.
3 SHIPS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
On March 16, 2022 we launched our 3 Ships Program : Internship, Mentorship, and Leadership. Each of these “ships” is designed to help our next generation of miners through their educational journey by preparing students for professional success and providing a meaningful work experience in a caring, supportive environment.
Eureka High School Career Fair 2022
HEALTH & SAFETY
We believe that there is no greater respect that we can show for each other than concern for our health and safety, both on and off the job. Every person will know that we care because of our actions. i-80 Gold is constantly working to improve our protocols and strengthen our commitment to a positive safety culture.
I-80 GOLD RECIPIENT OF FOUR NEVADA MINING ASSOCIATION SAFETY AWARDS
i-80 Gold Corp is honored to announce that the Company is the recipient of two Mine Operator Safety Awards by the Nevada Mining Association as well as two Individual Awards in 2022.
Lone Tree and Ruby Hill both received the Small Surface Operator Safety Award. Each mine site hosted a celebratory lunch to thank our employees for their ongoing dedication to safety.
Cammie Holland, Lone Tree Lab Superintendent, received the Supervisor Safety Award and Dillon Pollock, Ruby Hill Electrician, received the Safety Champion Award. 37 individuals were recognized at an awards luncheon on September 10, 2022, at the NVMA Convention in Lake Tahoe.
ENERGY, WATER & ENVIRONMENT
i-80 Gold understands the importance that our stakeholders and agricultural neighbors place on water management and conservation and we pledge to be responsible stewards of our environment and resources.