Covia Holdings LLC released its 18th consecutive Corporate Responsibility Report, entitled “What We’re Made Of,” summarizing the company’s global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives, activities and performance from the 2021 calendar year. The 2021 report was prepared in accordance with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Metals and Mining Industry Standard, making 2021 the third consecutive year in which the company has reported under this standard.
The enhanced report also introduces the company’s formal ESG strategic plan, “Goals that Inspire: ESG 2030.” Covia’s 10 goals were developed in partnership with a broad and inclusive group of internal experts and external partners and are organized around three core pillars: Environmental Stewardship, Positive Social Impact and Responsible Governance and Ethics.
In addition to launching Covia’s Goals that Inspire: ESG 2030, the report also highlights key achievements from 2021, including:
• Completing 33 hours of safety and health training per Covia team member.
• Contributing 5,790 volunteer hours and investing $1.1 million in local communities to support meaningful causes.
• Committing to a reduction of our environmental impact through extensive reclamation efforts and by fostering partnerships that support and protect biodiverse ecosystems.
• Enhancing the diversity, expertise and capabilities of the entire organization.
Commenting on the 2021 report, Andrew Eich, Covia’s president and CEO said, “’Our Goals That Inspire: ESG 2030’ are designed to drive tangible and measurable progress in areas where we can make the most impact. Our entire organization, from our board to our executive leadership team to each of our team members, is committed to executing against these goals and we look forward to providing updates on our progress.”
The report is available at www.coviacorp.com/esg.