4. Sustainable Development

Policies and practices that ensure responsible operation of our business

Fresnillo B Model Operate Small

Strategic focus:
Advance and enhance the sustainability of our business, today and for future generations


  1. Priorities: Eliminate unsafe workplace conditions and behaviours; improve and maintain the health of our people; minimise the environmental impact of our activities; engage with and support the development of our communities; secure the talent pipeline and ensure a fair and ethical workplace

  2. KPIs: Fatalities and injuries, emissions, water, community investment

  3. Competitive Advantages: Deep understanding of our home market culture and communities, enabling us to meet best practices domestically and in line with international standards

Five key pillars of our sustainability strategy: 

  1. Health » Improve and maintain the health and wellbeing of our people
  2. Safety » Eliminate unsafe workplace conditions and behaviours
  3. Environment » Minimise the environmental impact and footprint of our activities
  4. Community Relations » Engage with and support the development of our communities
  5. People » Secure the talent pipeline and ensure a fair and respectful workplace

Key risks

  • Potential actions by the government
  • Security
  • Public perception against mining
  • Safety
  • Human resources
  • Environmental incidents
  • Access to land

Commitments and targets

  • Continuous improvement in safety
  • Implement the second phase of our ethics and integrity project to embed ethics in our organisational culture