CBMM was the first mining and metallurgy company in the world to obtain ISO 14001 certification. This accomplishment was the fruit of the Company's voluntary implementation of an environmental management system that incorporated the sound environmental practices the Company had implemented since the earliest days of operations. CBMM's environmental management system is based on sustainable development practices and includes strict adherence to environmental legislation, continuous improvement of environmental performance, natural resource optimization and pollution prevention.
The Company invests substantial resources to ensure its management systems are efficient and effective across all departments. Part of this investment is destined to training employees to be proactive agents through a focus on preventive and corrective activities, as well as critical analyses. Additional resources are made available to purchase equipment, optimize processes and conduct environmental testing.