Demonstrating Leadership

  • More than 20 years of experience in West Africa.
  • Originator of the mining sector, SEMAFO was the first industrial gold company in Burkina Faso in 1996.

Demonstrating Respect and Integrity

  • SEMAFO was the first gold mining company in West Africa to create a non-profit, charitable foundation to spearhead its community initiatives.
  • We are the sole gold mining company in West Africa to pledge up to 2% of its net profits to support its community initiatives.

Demonstrating Excellence and Team-Work

  • Achieved production and cost guidance for the ninth consecutive year at Mana.
  • In 2016, for the second year running, we were awarded the grand prize for Corporate Social Responsibility of Mining Companies in Burkina Faso by Groupe Redevabilité, an advocacy group. In addition, the Corporation garnered RSE 2016 prizes for communities and local development, female entrepreneurship, and the environment.
  • We were awarded the grand prix for best overall investor relations (IR) by a small-cap company (Grand prix for best overall investor relations – small-cap under $1BN market cap) at the IR Magazine Awards – Canada 2014. This independent accolade from the Canadian investment community placed SEMAFO in the Top 50 Canadian IR rankings for the first time.