With operating North American mines, a number of exploration properties and pre-development projects, a natural revenue hedge through the production of both precious and base metals, and its status as a growing gold producer, Hecla Mining Company is the largest primary silver producer in the U.S. – and the oldest NYSE-listed precious metals mining company in all of North America.



Corporate iconResponsible Mining – Our Core Value
Responsible Mining - Our Core ValueHecla’s commitment to responsible mining is reflected in our core values of being a responsible, safe and innovative company. We always strive to protect our people, reduce our environmental footprint and support continuous improvement through technological innovations. We recognize that these efforts also enhance our bottom line, which helps bolster our sustainability efforts.

In our 2018 report, we detail our efforts in the areas of environmental, social and governance (ESG) and have increased our disclosure in these areas by benchmarking against the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) metrics. Globally, we outline the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that most closely align with our business and where we as a company can help make a difference.

Click on this report to learn more about our ESG initiatives, our current progress on the environment, safety, social investments, community, workforce and governance as well as our focus areas for the future.


Interview What Happens When Gold-Silver Ratio Hits 85, Kitco interview with Phil Baker, CEO, Hecla Mining Company



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