June 9, 2022, Vancouver, B.C. - Bear Creek Mining Corporation (“Bear Creek” or the “Company”) (TSXV:BCM) (OTCQX:BCEKF) (BVL:BCM) is very pleased to announce the publication of its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) report, which sets out the Company’s ESG practices and performance for the year ended December 31, 2021.
Anthony Hawkshaw, CEO, states “Bear Creek is committed to the principles of sustainability and best practices in corporate governance. We have long put this commitment into practice in tangible ways: by developing innovative social programs and initiatives that respect the traditions, customs and ancestral relationships of local communities; by enacting strong environmental stewardship practices; and by adopting best practices in corporate governance that exceed our regulatory requirements. We are excited to continue our ESG journey by describing and quantifying those practices through a formal ESG Report. As Bear Creek continues to grow, we pledge to maintain our commitment to responsible and transparent business practices, safe, healthy and equitable workplaces, sustainable social development and environmental stewardship.”
Bear Creek’s 2021 ESG Report is available at https://onyen.com/published/BCM_2021_Annual_587.html
Bear Creek’s Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) took place in Vancouver, BC on June 8, 2021. Shareholders voted in favour of all matters of business described in the Company’s Information Circular dated April 26, 2022 and put before the meeting, including the re-election of Catherine McLeod-Seltzer, Anthony Hawkshaw, Andrew Swarthout, Kevin Morano, Erfan Kazemi, Stephen Lang, Alfredo Bullard and Alan Hair as directors of the Company for the ensuing year, and the confirmation, ratification and approval of the Company’s stock option plan dated April 26, 2022.
Following the AGM Bear Creek’s board of directors appointed Catherine McLeod-Seltzer as Chair of the Company, Anthony Hawkshaw as CEO, Eric Caba as President and Chief Operating Officer, Paul Tweddle as Chief Financial Officer, and Barbara Henderson as Vice President Corporate Communications and Corporate Secretary, and constituted its standing committees for the ensuing year including the Audit, Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance, and Operating, Safety and Sustainability Committees.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
For further information contact:
Barbara Henderson, VP Corporate Communications
Direct: 604-628-1111 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding the Company’s ESG practices, plans and commitments and future reporting thereon. These forward-looking statements are provided as of the date of this news release, or the effective date of the documents referred to in this news release, as applicable, and reflect predictions, expectations or beliefs regarding future events based on the Company’s beliefs at the time the statements were made, as well as various assumptions made by and information currently available to them. In making the forward-looking statements included in this news release, the Company has applied several material assumptions, including, but not limited to: the Company’s business and ESG practices will continue as expected. Although management considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information available to it, they may prove to be incorrect. By their very nature, forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and risks exist that estimates, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will not be achieved or that assumptions on which they are based do not reflect future experience. We caution readers not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements as a number of important factors could cause the actual outcomes to differ materially from the expectations expressed in them. These risk factors may be generally stated as the risk that the assumptions expressed above do not occur, but specifically include, without limitation, risks relating to evolving regulations and informal expectations related to ESG practices; general market conditions and the additional risks described in the Company’s latest Annual Information Form, and other disclosure documents filed by the Company on SEDAR. The foregoing list of factors that may affect future results is not exhaustive. Investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time by the Company or on behalf of the Company, except as required by law.
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