The Sociedade Mineira de Catoca Lda., Is committed to sustainable development and continuous improvement. This requires us to apply the precautionary principle, conducting environmental and social impact assessments for planned activities, developing appropriate management systems and planning to minimize and monitor the short and long term adverse impacts of our activities on the natural environment. Our Environmental Impact Assessment for construction operations and activities describes mitigation measures to be applied to prevent or reduce significant impacts under the following main themes: biophysical, ecological, land use, socioeconomic, public health and safety, occupational health and management of waste. Our commitments are defined in our Quality, Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Policy, which we review every two years and which was updated on October 18, 2017.

The Sociedade Mineira de Catoca Lda., Promotes environmental awareness, hoping that all employees, contractors, third parties and visitors behave in a way that respects and protects the natural environment and avoids or mitigates possible adverse impacts through effective and efficient waste management, water use, energy use and biodiversity conservation. Practices and implementation of our closure plan.
During 2017, lectures were given on various topics related to the environment, with the purpose of teaching good environmental and safety practices to workers; The environmental information program was executed, where 10 information panels and billboards were installed in the residential village of Catoca; Effluent waste control and management implemented, management of industrial waste and organic materials, oil recovery plant, tire recovery plant, water treatment plant for human consumption and Recovered degraded areas.
stakeholders, such as employees, customers and suppliers. In this way, it has developed programs in the fields of Education, Health, Culture, Sports and Leisure, Environment and Safety.