Economic standard disclosures (GRI 200)

The locations of Boliden’s operations are determined by the localisation of mineral resources and the ability to explore and expand operations in connection with them. Good community relations and mutual understanding are a prerequisite for Boliden’s business success and to enable the business to grow. Boliden also contributes to long-term economic growth by providing metals that are important for society’s industrialisation and development.



Financial targets

Return on investments

The return on investments shall be a minimum of 10% (NPV)

Net debt/equity ratio

The net debt/equity ratio in an economic upturn shall be no higher than 20%


The dividend shall correspond to one third of the net profit

(Base year 2012)