In Hellas Gold we are committed to operate in full compliance with the laws and regulations, as a part of our sustainable development. The Law Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the EU directives on transparency (2004/109 / EC) and the guidelines for transparency in payments to governments by the Association of Canadian Mining Enterprises identify for us a framework of operation that requires compliance with laws and regulations, which go beyond the Greek legislation.
The importance given by the company in compliance issues is strong from the first day of employment for all employees, as they are called to understand and sign the Code of Business Ethics, the policy of the company against Bribery and Corruption, and the whistleblowing- internal reporting practices.
Also, environmental compliance is a key sustainability issue for Hellas Gold, ensuring the operations of the projects, while contributing to the creation of economic, social and environmental value for the company's stakeholders, the wider local community, and the company itself. More specifically, the protection and restoration of the natural wealth of the ecosystems of the area through environmental compliance and corporate policy, contributes directly and indirectly to the well-being of the wider local community. Prosperity is based on the ecosystem of the area and services related to both material benefits from the goods produced (eg food, water, wood), and with intangible, such as recreation and tourism.