Governance and CSR Management

COMMITMENTS TO EXTERNAL INITIATIVES

Nevsun currently subscribes to or has adopted the following voluntary external social, environmental, human rights, and reporting principles or initiatives at the Bisha Mine:

2006 International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards for Social and Environmental Sustainability BMSC social and environmental policies reflect these standards
2012 International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards for Social and Environmental Sustainability BMSC benchmarks its management systems against these standards
Global Reporting Initiative (G4) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines The framework for CSR Reporting since 2013
International Labour Organization (ILO) Many of these UN-recognized worker rights have been incorporated into Nevsun’s and subsidiary corporate policies and procedures, including policies related to child/forced labour, minimum wage, overtime, maternity leave, and more
Occupational Health & Safety Advisory Services (OHSAS) BMSC Health & Safety management system was developed in alignment with OHSAS 18001:2007
UN Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials Adopted
UN Basic Principles on the Use of Force and Firearms by Law Enforcement Officials Adopted
UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights BMSC benchmarks its management systems against these standards
Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Adopted. In conjunction with the Human Rights Impact Assessment, the Bisha Mine’s security contractors and relevant BMSC managers were formally trained in the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights