Indigenous rights

MM5

Total number of operations taking place in or adjacent to Indigenous Peoples’ territories, and number and percentage of operations or sites where there are formal agreements with Indigenous Peoples’ communities

Operations in northern Sweden and northern Finland (theBoliden Area, the Aitik mine, and the Kevitsa mine) are in the reindeer-herding areas.

Three of Boliden’s eleven sites (27%) are affected. Consultation is ongoing with the affected Sami villages and agreements on compensation issues and cooperation are generally in place between Boliden and the Sami villages.