Corporate Social Responsibility

Commitments to External Initiatives

Nevsun currently subscribes to or has adopted the following voluntary external social, environmental, human rights, and reporting principles or initiatives our Timok project:

2012 International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards for Social and Environmental Sustainability Rakita plans to align its social, environmental, and human rights policies, procedures, and management systems against the Performance Standards
Global Reporting Initiative (G4) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines While completely voluntary and exceeding regular scope of disclosure, certain sustainability topics of importance to local stakeholders as well as data for specific G4 metrics for the project were incorporated into the 2016 CSR Report.
International Labour Organization (ILO) The human resources department at Rakita is actively developing its policies and procedures, which will incorporate many ILO worker’s rights, including policies related to discrimination, collective bargaining, child/forced labour, wages, hours of work/holidays/leave, etc.
UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights Proactive human rights due diligence is being undertaken; a human rights impact assessment is being conducted; management systems will be aligned with the UN Guiding Principles
Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights The VPs will be incorporated into management systems as personnel and security needs are developed for the project. Through this commitment, the following United Nations codes and principles will also be integrated with SOPs: the UN Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials and the UN Basic Principles on the Use of Force and Firearms by Law Enforcement Officials

Employee Spotlight

Tatjana Jakovljevic
Human Resources Manager, Rakita

Tatjana joined Rakita in late 2016 with  human resources experience in both the metals and automotive industries. In her current role, she will oversee employee relations and organizational development as the project grows; change management, training & development, recruitment, and retention strategies.  Tatjana is originally  from Belgrade and is trilingual; speaking Serbian, English, and French. In her spare time she enjoys yoga, music and literature.