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Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") (
"For Sherritt, our commitment to sustainability has always been fundamental to the way we work," said David Pathe, President and Chief Executive Officer. "It is core to both Our Purpose as a company and the strategic priorities that will drive our growth over the long term. We will continue to build on our achievements in 2015, as we strive to be an industry leader in sustainability management and performance."
In 2015, Sherritt made important progress in honoring the four commitment areas of the company's Sustainability Framework:
In 2015, Sherritt was also honored to receive the Syncrude Award for Excellence in Sustainable Development from the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum; as well as the Green Star Award for emergency prevention from the United Nations and Green Cross International.
Sherritt is a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel from lateritic ores with projects and operations in Canada, Cuba, and Madagascar. The Corporation is the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island. Sherritt licenses its proprietary technologies and provides metallurgical services to mining and refining operations worldwide. The Corporation's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "S".
Source: Sherritt Investor Relations