Community Development

Supporting Local Communities: Our COVID-19 Response

We all need to do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and help those who are experiencing significant medical or economic impacts from the virus. Being a good neighbour is integral to Eldorado Gold’s identity, and we’re helping out by making significant financial and in-kind donations to support and strengthen the coronavirus response …

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Supporting Local Composting: Taking an Organic Approach to Reclamation in Val d’Or, Quebec

Black gold.  It’s a term often used by gardeners to describe compost, a rich material of decomposed organic waste, which is highly valued for putting vital nutrients back into the soil to improve plant growth and production. Composting is common among gardeners and those wishing to lower their carbon footprint.  It has also become a …

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Image from our sustainability report of employees at Efemcukuru, Turkey, taking water samples for testing from our sustainability report

2019 Sustainability Report – Our Commitment and Progress

Taking a fresh approach to challenges and finding ever better ways to operate is part of Eldorado Gold’s DNA. What sets us apart is our agility in responding to our constantly changing world, our courage to think and do things differently, and our drive to find solutions to build a better future. We call this …

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Back to School: Building Opportunities at Lamaque

At Eldorado Gold, we believe strongly in building opportunities in the communities we operate in to enrich lives. In our 2nd post of the Back to School series, we learn more about two unique initiatives that our team at Lamaque, in Val-d’Or, Quebec, have undertaken, aimed at sharing knowledge and experience with students to equip …

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Teaching Safe Behaviour to the Next Generation

Earlier this year, Eldorado Gold celebrated International Safety Week to highlight the importance of safety, both at the workplace and at home. One of the week’s highlights for Hellas Gold, Eldorado Gold’s Greek subsidiary, was an interactive event with children from the Stratoni, Stageira and Stratoniki villages near our Kassandra Mines in northern Greece. The …

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2 Reasons Why Local Procurement in Greece is Important

According to the World Gold Council, 70% of total expenditure by gold mining companies remains in the country where the mine is located. Of this in-country spending, typically 50-60% goes towards the purchase of goods and services to build and support mine operations. In Greece, where we at Eldorado are developing the Olympias and Skouries …

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Eldorado Joins the UN Global Compact

At Eldorado, our approach to doing business has always focused on people, principles and profits. This summer, we further advanced our commitment to responsible business practices by joining the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate responsibility initiative. With over 9,000 participants, the UN Global Compact seeks to unite global businesses as “a force …

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