Our commitment

At Bloom Lake,
we CARE

Discover our commitments
towards the environment.

Continuous improvement of our environmental
performance

  • Consider the needs, expectations and concerns of individuals or organizations who may influence or may be influenced by our activities or decisions.
  • Identify laws, regulations, permits, authorizations and other requirements applicable to our operations.

  • Deal with the non-fulfillment of an obligation diligently.
  • Implement high-performance environmental programs.
  • Consider stakeholders in the planning of operations.
  • Assess in advance the potential negative and beneficial effects of our operations and operational changes on the environment.
  • Plan according to the potential closure of the site by integrating the principles of biodiversity conservation and eco-efficiency as well as the latest scientific and technological developments.

  • Minimize negative impacts on the environment and impacts on biodiversity.
  • Properly manage our compliance obligations and environmental opportunities and risks.
  • Meet the commitments of our environmental policy and achieve our environmental objectives.

  • Be prepared to respond to different types of emergencies that may endanger humans, the environment and biodiversity.

  • Monitor, measure, analyze and evaluate our environmental performance as well as respect our compliance obligations.
  • Assess the relevance, adequacy and effectiveness of our management system.

Advocacy towards the respect
of our environmental values

  • Allocate the physical and financial resources needed to achieve the expected results of our environmental policy.
  • Promote the importance of efficient environmental management.
  • Feed, project and transmit a culture of excellence in environmental and social responsibility.

  • Understand our environmental obligations and responsibilities and the potential impacts of our activities on the environment, biodiversity and the community.
  • Identify and implement proactive measures to protect the environment.
  • Where there is a risk of serious harm to the environment, the lack of scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing the adoption of efficient measures to prevent environmental degradation.

  • Consider the environmental aspects, risks, opportunities and compliance obligations in our business processes.
  • Ensure that subcontractors working on our sites comply with our environmental commitments and other applicable standards.
  • Encourage our customers, partners and suppliers of products and services to adopt practices comparable to ours in their business processes.
  • Internalize the costs of management and environmental restoration at all stages of the life cycle of our operations.
Courtesy of Innu Takuaikan Uashat mak Mani-utenam

Respect for local
communities

  • Align our efforts according to their specific challenges.
  • Have a concerted vision of the development and sustainability of our activities.
  • Integrate the conversation of biodiversity and the maintenance of natural processes into our business practices in order to preserve the quality of life of the communities.

  • Facilitate exchanges and help to understand our respective realities.
  • Develop and implement environmental restoration initiatives together.
  • Protect cultural heritage and promote the sustainability of our projects.

  • Share our environmental performance results with interested parties.
  • Involve communities in the development of our environmental performance goals.

Environmental protection

  • Reduce our emissions in air, water and soil.
  • Reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to the fight against climate change.
  • Reduce the generation of residual materials.

  • Conduct efficient and responsible water management.
  • Safely manage the storage of tailings and waste rock according to the highest standards of the industry.

  • Minimize the use of energy and natural resources.
  • Apply the 3R-V principles: reduce, reuse, recycle and value.

  • Include this ideology in planning our business practices throughout the life cycle of the operation.

  • Promote and encourage research opportunities and environmental technological advances.