This report contains Standard Disclosures from the GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. A list of the reported Standard Disclosures is listed below. All information is fully disclosed, unless otherwise indicated.
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
United States (Missouri, Arizona and Washington)
Nature of ownership and legal form
The Doe Run Resources Corporation is a corporation, which is an indirect subsidiary of The Renco Group, Inc.
Scale of the reporting organization
Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region, broken down by gender
Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
Only 0.17% of employees are covered under collective bargaining agreements.
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 $140 million in spending to Missouri-based suppliers in 2016, representing 42 percent 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 to ensure the safe production and use of lead now and in the future while safeguarding human health and minimizing 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 committee activities for a variety of industry organizations, including:
International Lead Association
Battery Council International
Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium
Association of Battery Recyclers
Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries
Entities included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents
Process for defining report content
Material aspects identified for defining report content
Aspect boundaries inside the organization
All Doe Run entities have been reported. All sizeable economic, environmental and social impacts are included either in the stories or the data.
Aspect boundaries outside the organization
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
List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization
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
2016 Calendar (Fiscal year reporting is noted where appropriate.)
Date of most recent previous report
Published in August 2016
In Accordance with Guidelines
This report contains Standard Disclosures from the GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.
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
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
Specific Standard Disclosures
Direct economic value generated and distributed
Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services supported
Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation
In 2016, Doe Run supported Missouri businesses by spending more than $140 million with 632 Missouri vendors. This accounts for 42 percent of total company spending.
Materials used by weight or volume
Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials
Energy consumption within the organization
Energy consumption outside of 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
Doe Run paid $16,380 in fines for noncompliance with environmental laws and regulations in 2016.
Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by type
Labor Practices and Decent Work
Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender and region
Type and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region and by gender
Average hours of training per year per employee by gender and employee category
Local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs
All operations implement a localized community engagement plan.
Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations
In 2016, Doe Run paid approximately $107,509 in fines and non-monetary sanctions related to laws and regulations.
Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services
Doe Run paid no ($0) significant fines for noncompliance concerning provision and use of products and services in 2016.