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Reforestation of mining sites in French Guiana

ATHYS leads a reforestation program for mined-out gold mines in French Guiana with technical support from Solicaz, and ONF (Office National des Forêts) supervision.

A few selected gold mining operations are partnering with the project.

With sponsorship from KERING Group, 5 mining sites are on course to being 100% reforested.
ATHYS, co-founder of the Mina-Verde initiative, have drafted the ESG policy and are leading the process to certifying one of these gold mines by the Responsible Jewellery Council. It’s become the third RJC-certified gold mine in the world.

ATHYS reforestation projects aims to the Biodiversity restoration, including threatened species:

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