We take our values seriously and hold ourselves accountable to the communities where we operate and the greater good of the planet. We support the UN’s mission to ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity and do our part to contribute to the Global Sustainability Development Goals.
We have taken steps to track, actively reduce and offset our carbon emissions and utilise eco-conscious mining methods and technology. We employ a replacement strategy for trees affected by our mining operations and have planted in excess of 657,000 trees across the three mine sites. We work collaboratively with the local environment, forestry and water management authorities to ensure that our efforts add net value to the environment.
We promote biodiversity
Bees play a critical role in ecological balance and restoration. At Nyakabingo mine, we have launched a community beekeeping project in our rehabilitated forests, a sustainable project that provides livelihood opportunities for local community members. This project has been and will continue to be a significant income generation mechanism for the community.
We believe the mining industry is vital in generating job growth and inclusive economic opportunities. Our workforce, which is 97% local, is empowered and enabled to lead and participate in programs the impact and well-being of people in their communities. We consider community members at every phase of our mining lifecycle and have launched initiatives to ensure their lives are better off because of our presence.
Through our ongoing commitment, we have helped to uplift communities by
We employ miners from every section of society, offering them economic opportunities, social security and investment in their communities.
In many developing, resource-rich nations, illegal mining – miners operating without state permission, licenses, or land rights – is pervasive.
Trinity Metals is actively combating this problem by investing in community-based mining cooperatives in coordination with Rwanda Mines Petroleum and Gas board (RMB). We work with the authorised regulatory authorities to provide community-based miners with the training, tools and infrastructure required to operate safely and legally.
The programme is a vehicle for economic advancement, thanks in large part to the legislative support of Rwandan government policies. It qualifies these miners to operate independently as licensed business owners providing mining support services. Through a seasonal work option, the programme enables participants to supplement their income with other economic activities, which creates additional jobs within their communities.
Trinity Metals has strict guidelines in place to ensure ethical business conduct and responsible practices pertaining to human rights, labour rights and the environment.
We comply with guidelines and standards from leading local and international bodies including Certified Trading Chain (CTC) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Our minerals are certified conflict-free, and meet five basic principles: