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Barrick CSR Advisory Committee visited SD-Gold Group
In the morning of May 8, Allen, Bob, Gael and John, members of the Barrick CSR Advisory Committee, visited SD-Gold Group, and were warmly welcomed by Chen Yumin, secretary of CPC SD-Gold party committee and chairman of SD-Gold Group, Li Guohong, general manager of SD-Gold Group and chairman of Shandong Gold Mining Co., Ltd. (600547), Li Xiaoping, member of the standing committee of CPC SD-Gold party committee and Hou Chengqiao, deputy general manager of SD-Gold. Nancy, independent director, chairman of Responsibility Committee and member of Governance and Nominating Committee of Barrick, Woo Lee, president of China of Barrick, and Peter, chief sustainability officer of Barrick etc. attended the activity.
Chen Yumin welcomed the visit of the members of the Barrick CSR Advisory Committee. He briefly introduced the good development trend, talents reserves, resources layout, strategic deployment and corporate culture construction of SD-Gold since the 13th Five-Year Plan. In addition, he pointed out that SD-Gold has adhered to the concept of “ecological mining”, devoted itself to building a harmonious community culture and adhered to “while operating a mine, forming a bright spot”, thus has received a good social response. He stated that SD-Gold is willing to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with Barrick CSR Advisory Committee in more areas to promote mutual benefits and win-win development.
The members of the CSR Advisory Committee fully affirmed the development achievements of SD-Gold, expressed full expectations for future development and considered that SD-Gold’s practices in fulfilling social responsibilities, employee care and green mine construction are worth learning by all other mining companies. They pointed out that SD-Gold has the very similar cultural philosophy with Barrick, which lays a solid foundation for further cooperation in the next step. They hoped that there will be more opportunities for communications between the both sides in community relations and sustainable development.
The both sides also conducted friendly exchanges on specific issues such as safe production, green ecological mines and harmonious community construction.
Song Zengchun, deputy general economist of SD-Gold, and Xiu Guolin, chief safety officer, attended the activity.