Community Relations

INTRODUCTION

As a fragment of its value for people, Lidya Madencilik San. ve Tic. A.Ş. accepts acting with a sense of social responsibility in all activities as a basic and integral part of its management understanding. Fulfilling our responsibilities for our stakeholders, the environment and the society with sustainable development is among the most important principles of our company. In this frame, our responsibilities are important and inseparable pieces of our business ethics. We make sure that our social and environmental responsibilities for the local communities in our regions of operation with all of our stakeholders in a harmonious cooperation.

Lidya Madencilik San. ve Tic. A.Ş. especially works to display its sense of social responsibility in the most effective manner possible by providing contributions and taking part in the fields of education and health, actualizing concrete projects and providing sponsorships.

As Lidya Madencilik San. ve Tic. A.Ş., we believe in the importance of sharing in our success and realize the value of community involvement.

Goals

As Lidya Madencilik San. ve Tic. A.Ş., our main goals in the scope of our corporate social responsibility are as follows:

To understand and respect the requests and needs of the local communities present in the neighboring settlements within our social and environmental influence areas in our regions of operation,
To sustain our activities in a manner that is beneficial to our local stakeholders,
To act as a responsible member of our society,
To respect the rights, views and values of individuals.

Responsibilities

We will work to base our relations on the following:

Clear and transparent communication,
Learning from others,
Mutual benefits,
Sharing success,

Obligations

Lidya Madencilik San. ve Tic. A.Ş. considers social responsibilities to be an integral part of business. We believe that we need to conduct our activities in a manner that is socially and environmentally responsible and we work to develop sustainable and beneficial relations with all of our stake holders. As Lidya Madencilik San. ve Tic. A.Ş., our basic obligations within the scope of our PR activities are as follows:

To ensure the continuity of mutual communication to guarantee awareness for our present and future activities with the local stakeholders,
To protect the present cultural heritage in the region of operation,
To support the development of local businesses by purchasing their materials and services as long as they have the appropriate quality and standards,
To determine direct and indirect employment opportunities for the residents in the affected settlements,
Supporting local stakeholders primarily in the fields of infrastructure, education and health.