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Magnetite Mines Ltd (ASX:MGT) has launched what it describes as a “bespoke sustainability platform for environmentally and socially responsible project delivery” in the form of ‘foresight’, a future-ready foundation for transparent and effective ESG performance.
Foresight is designed to form the bedrock of MGT’s sustainability framework, establishing a path towards becoming a leader in sustainable iron ore and magnetite mining.
The company says the launch of foresight embodies Magnetite Mine’s commitment to measuring and reporting its sustainability progress against objective global metrics to shareholders and stakeholders.
“At Magnetite Mines, we believe that strong ESG performance represents one of the mining industry’s most significant opportunities for long term value creation, building trust and sustainable growth,” Magnetite Mines CEO Tim Dobson said.
“We see significant opportunity and competitive advantage in developing our Iron Peak and Razorback resources in a progressive, responsible way by ‘baking’ in sustainability to our project development and operations long before the first sod is turned on site.
“Our ‘foresight’ brand has been designed to communicate our commitment to sustainability leadership in areas such as decarbonisation, climate resilience, water stewardship, Indigenous rights, community participation and diversity.”
MGT expects the foresight platform to provide the following benefits: