Our goal is to be a model of excellence in sustainability


Banro is committed to achieving excellence in sustainability through the building of positive and supportive relations with local communities, the creation of capacity-building jobs for Congolese citizens, adherence to global standards in environmental management, the purchase of goods and services locally, the building of local infrastructure and through the activities of the Banro Foundation, which invests in improvements in the quality of life and opportunities for the thousands of people who live near the Company's operations.
Job figures as of December 31, 2014
The Company is committed to the IFC Environmental and Social Performance Standards, and adheres to the World Gold Council (WGC) conflict-free gold standards, the standards and guidelines of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the Standards of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).

Banro supports the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, participating in the EITI process and discloses all taxes and levies paid as required. The Company is currently implementing the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights with the assistance of a third party auditor.

Banro's commitment to Sustainability is discussed at length in the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Sustainability Reports, which are available on this website. Further information on the Banro Foundation is available in the brochure which is posted on the homepage.

Recent press releases on Banro's CSR activities include the following:

October 19, 2015
November 6, 2014