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Name of the organization
The Doe Run Resources Corporation/DBA The Doe Run Company
Primary brands, products, and services
Location of the organization’s headquarters
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Countries where the organization operates
Nature of ownership and legal form
The Doe Run Resources Corporation is a corporation, which is an indirect subsidiary of The Renco Group, Inc.
Primary customers served include battery manufacturers in the U.S.; concentrates are sold globally.
What We Do
Scale of the reporting organization
What We Do
As a private company, net sales, net revenue and total capitalization are proprietary information and viewed as business confidential.
Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region, broken down by gender
Organization’s supply chain
Doe Run partners with its local vendors to create a more sustainable supply chain and support local economic vitality where possible. Its supplier practices guided more than $188 million in spending to Missouri-based suppliers in 2021, representing 44% of Doe Run’s overall supplier spending.
Significant changes during the reporting period
Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses
The Doe Run Company, through its membership with the International Lead Association, subscribes to the principles of the shared Lead Action 21 Program. We aim for the safe production and use of lead now and in the future while safeguarding human health and limiting operational impact on the natural environment. In addition, many of Doe Run’s operations have achieved and maintain ISO certifications to minimize our environmental impact.
Memberships of associations or organizations
The Doe Run Company participates on the boards and/or committees for a variety of industry organizations, including:
International Lead Association
International Zinc Association
Battery Council International
Consortium of Battery Innovation
Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization
Description of key impacts, risks and opportunities
Ethics and Integrity
Governance structure of the organization
Process for delegating authority to address economic, environmental and social topics
Position responsible for economic, environmental and social topics
Composition of the company’s highest governing body
Corporate Governance (Partially Disclosed)
Indicate whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer
Report the highest governance body’s and executives’ roles in developing, approving and updating the organization’s purpose, mission, strategies, policies and goals related to sustainability
Highest position that formally reviews and approves the sustainability report
President and CEO
List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization
Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
The company has no union employees.
Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage
Approach to stakeholder engagement
Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement
Entities included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents
All Doe Run entities have been reported.
What We Do
Process for defining report content
Material aspects identified for defining report content
Restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such
Report significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries
2021 Calendar (Fiscal year reporting is noted where appropriate)
Date of most recent previous report
Published in August 2021
Reporting in accordance with GRI Standards
This report contains Standard Disclosures from the GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.
GRI Content Index
The GRI content index is outlined on this page.
103-1 (G4-20 and G4-21)
Explanation of materials topics and their boundaries
Explanation of how the organization manages each topic
Explanation of how the organization evaluates the management approach
Direct economic value generated and distributed
Financial Highlights (Partially Disclosed)
Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services supported
Preparing Students for Mining Careers
In 2021, Doe Run employees completed more than 315 volunteer hours.
Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation
In 2021, Doe Run supported Missouri businesses by spending more than $188 million with 665 Missouri vendors. This accounts for 44% of total company spending.
Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials
Energy consumption within the organization
Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1)
Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2)
Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3)
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity
NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions
Total water discharge by quality and destination
Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations
In 2021, Doe Run paid $400,000 to settle allegations of non-compliance of environmental laws and regulations.
Occupational Health and Safety
Type and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region and by gender
Health and Safety Performance (Partially Disclosed)
Training and Education
Average hours of training per year per employee by gender and employee category
Workforce Summary (Partially Disclosed)
Local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs
All operations implement a localized community engagement plan.
Preparing Students for Mining Careers
419-1 (G4-SO8 and G4-PR9)
Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area
In 2021, Doe Run paid approximately $108,000 in fines related to allegations of noncompliance with social laws and regulations. In 2021, Doe Run paid no ($0) significant fines for noncompliance concerning provision and use of products and services. (Partially Disclosed)