Our Values

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Keeping People Safe

  • Ensuring the safety of people affected by our activities – employees, partners, contractors, and members of communities near our operations – is our top priority.
  • We believe that achieving zero accidents is possible, and we are committed to implementing the training, policies, and programs needed to keep our employees safe each and every day.
  • We understand that actively supporting the physical, emotional and mental well-being of our employees makes Yamana Gold a better place to work which, in turn, fosters employee trust and engagement and supports strong performance.
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Embracing Entrepreneurial Spirit

  • Generating long-term value and growing returns is our overriding goal.
  • As entrepreneurs, we embrace innovation, strive for superior performance and the creation of lasting value for all of our stakeholders.
  • To deliver growth, we take a strategic approach to risk; we are open to opportunity, rigorous in our evaluation, and disciplined in our pursuit of resources and returns.
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Acting with Integrity

  • Being recognized as trustworthy and reliable is essential to our success. By acting with integrity, respect, and compassion, we build lasting relationships and attract and retain the best people.
  • Strong governance and clear accountability make Yamana Gold a welcome presence and a valued partner.
  • We make sure that communities near our operations share in our success – through direct and indirect employment and local investment – and that they are well-positioned to prosper after our operations are closed.
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Respecting the Environment

  • Treating the environment with care and operating in a sustainable way is integral to earning and maintaining our social license to operate.
  • We recognize an obligation to not only reduce or eliminate the impact of our activities, but, whenever possible, to leave the environment near our operations better than we found it.
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Delivering High Performance

  • Striving to do our best and continually raise the bar in every aspect of mining from exploration to construction through to operation and closure is the Yamana way.
  • We seek to contain costs and increase productivity, while aiming to continually enhance our performance in terms of sustainability and profitability.
  • A commitment to high performance is essential in building a culture of excellence.
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Working With Tenacity

  • Mining can be a tough business; success at every level – from the mine face to the corporate office – depends upon commitment, persistence, and determination.
  • Yamana Gold recognizes the limitless possibilities created through diversity and inclusion together with hard work and team spirit.
  • We go the extra mile in supporting our colleagues and our communities.