Troilus Gold Corporation
2020  Troilus ESG Report
Published on  March 3, 2021
At Troilus we are committed to creating value for our shareholders while operating in a safe, socially and environmentally responsible manner, contributing to the prosperity of our employees and our local communities while respecting human rights, cultures, customs and values of those impacted by our activities.
Disclaimer and Forward Looking Statements
Company Profile
Organizational Profile
Name Troilus Gold Corporation
Describe nature of activities, brands, products and services Troilus is a Toronto-based, Quebec focused, advanced stage exploration and development company focused on the mineral expansion and potential mine re-start of the former gold and copper Troilus mine.
The 107,326 hectare Troilus property is located within the Frotêt-Evans Greenstone Belt in Quebec, Canada. From 1996 to 2010, Inmet Mining Corporation operated the Troilus project as an open pit mine, producing more than 2,000,000 ounces of gold and nearly 70,000 tonnes of copper.
Link to Corporate Website https://www.troilusgold.com/
Industry Classification 104 Gold and Silver Ores
Market Capitalization $100 Million up to $1 Billion USD
Type of Operations Exclusively non-producing operations
Company Headquarters Toronto, Canada
Link to company sustainability and ESG strategy, performance, programs and related external communications , e.g. ESG Report (URL) https://www.troilusgold.com/sustainability/overview/
ESG Accountability
Role and Name of highest authority within company for Environment, Social and Governance strategy, programs and performance, e.g. will be a member on the Board or VP CSR Pierre Pettigrew, Chair of the ESG Committee of the Board of Directors
ESG Reporting Period
Unless otherwise noted, all data contained in this report covers the following period:
From 2020-01-01
To 2020-12-31
Geographic Scope of Report
Unless otherwise noted, the data in this report covers ESG matters related to the following locations of operations, to pick multiple countries use Ctrl or click on each country  of operation in the drop down list Canada
Identify notable exclusions, and reference any existing or planned reports that do or will address these (e.g, assets recently divested or acquired, non-managed joint ventures, specific exploration activities, recently closed sites, etc) No exclusions from this report.
Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations
Identify all of the entity's countries of operations that align with the World Bank's list of "Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations" None
Business Operations Scope of Report
Identify notable exclusions, and reference any existing or planned reports that do or will address these (e.g, assets recently divested or acquired, non-managed joint ventures, specific exploration activities, recently closed sites, etc) No operation exclusions from this report.
Mineral Resource Types in Scope
Which of the following mineral resource types are covered by this report Inferred, Indicated
Mineral Reserve Types in Scope
Which of the following mineral reserve types are covered by this report None
Currency
Unless otherwise noted, all financial figures referenced in this report are in the following currency CAD
Audit Status
Identify the degree to which any inputs of the report are third-party checked: Self-Declared
Reporting Requirements
Are you including ESG targets No
Are you capturing historical data as part of this reporting effort: No
Organizational Profile
Provide a list of externally-developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes, or which it endorses, e.g. GRI, UN Global Compact GRI, SASB, UN Global Compact.
Strategy
Provide a statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization (such as CEO, chair, or equivalent senior position) about the relevance of sustainability to the organization and its strategy for addressing sustainability (CEO's message for this report) Message from the CEO, Justin Reid
(see attached)
Message from the CEO
Justin Reid, CEO and Director
Provide a description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities, e.g. permitting, waste treatment, tailings, closure As a mine site under development, Troilus is engaged in developing the Environment & Social Impact Study which we expect to submit to provincial and federal regulators in 2022.
As a closed mine site, Troilus is responsible for the management and reclamation of the former tailings facility.  

The Troilus project is subject to known and unknown risks of the mining industry, including without limitation, risks and uncertainties discussed in the company’s most recent 43-101 Technical Report, annual information form, financial statements and MD&A, as well as other continuous disclosure documents available under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com.  

See files attached for more information.
EIA Baseline Studies Tailings Management
Ethics and Integrity
Provide a description of the organization’s values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior, e.g. SSR Policies Troilus Gold Corp. is committed to creating sustainable long-term value for its stakeholders, which is achieved by adhering to best practices in corporate governance.
The Company has established a set of policies with respect to ethical business practices, personal conduct, environmental, safety and occupational health practices, competition and fair dealings, and disclosure of information, that describe its commitment to promoting effective functioning of its personnel and improve the company performance.
Troilus Sustainable Development Policy Our Commitment to Sustainable Development
Environment
Compliance
a. Report fines and non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and/or regulations in terms of:
i. total monetary value of significant fines 0
ii. total number of non-monetary sanctions 0
iii. cases brought through dispute resolution mechanisms 0
b. If the organization is in compliance with environmental laws and/or regulations, a brief statement of this fact is sufficient We take adherence to environmental and regulatory compliance very seriously and to that end, we were the first mineral exploration company to obtain certification for UL 2723: ECOLOGO Certification Program for Mineral Exploration Companies, a standard launched by the Quebec Mineral Exploration Association to promote widespread application of environmental, social and economic best practices in the mineral exploration industry.
Troilus met or exceeded the requirements in the following categories to obtain the EcoLogo certification:  Environmental Quality, Quality of Life, Local Investment, Work Environment, Business Ethics, Transparency and reporting, Innovation, Economic efficiency

ECOLOGO Certification
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Disclose the gross global Scope 1 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to the atmosphere of the seven GHGs covered under the Kyoto Protocol (tonne CO₂-e)
Carbon dioxide (CO₂) (tonne CO₂-e) 125
Methane (CH₄)  (tonne CO₂-e) 0
Nitrous oxide (N₂O)  (tonne CO₂-e) 0
Hydrofluorocarbon-23 (CHF₃)  (tonne CO₂-e) 0
Hydrofluorocarbon-32 (CH₂F₂)  (tonne CO₂-e) 0
Sulfur hexafluoride (SF₆)  (tonne CO₂-e) 0
Nitrogen trifluoride (NF₃)  (tonne CO₂-e) 0
Perfluoromethane (CF₄)  (tonne CO₂-e) 0
Perfluoroethane (C₂F₆)  (tonne CO₂-e) 0
Perfluorobutane (C₄F₁₀)  (tonne CO₂-e) 0
Perfluorohexane (C₆F₁₄)  (tonne CO₂-e) 0
The total amount of gross global Scope 1 GHG emissions (CO₂-e) (tonne) 125
At this time, Carbon dioxide emissions at Troilus result entirely from vehicles which are powered by diesel.
Percentage of its gross global Scope 1 GHG emissions that are covered under an emissions-limiting regulation or program that is intended to directly limit or reduce emissions, such as cap-and-trade schemes, carbon tax/fee systems, and other emissions control (e.g., command-and-control approach) and permit based mechanisms: 100.0000%
Discussion of long-term and short-term strategy or plan to manage Scope1 emissions, emissions reduction targets, and an analysis of performance against those targets Since it is not yet in production, Troilus does not yet generate significant emissions.  Emissions are limited to those generated by vehicles and machinery used in exploration.
This point is covered by indicator 6.2.1 of Ecologo Certification UL 2723.
See the link for more information on the regulations under Quebec's cap and trade system.
Quebec's cap and trade regulations
Air Quality
Report emissions of air pollutants that are released into the atmosphere:
Emissions of (1) carbon monoxide, reported as CO  (tonne) 0
Emissions of (2) oxides of nitrogen (NOX), reported as NOX (tonne) 0
Emissions of (3) oxides of sulfur (SOX), reported as SOX  (tonne) 0
Emissions of (4) particulate matter 10 micrometers or less in diameter (PM₁₀), reported as PM₁₀  (tonne)
0
Emissions of (5) lead and lead compounds, reported as Pb  (tonne) 0
Emissions of (6) mercury and mercury compounds, reported as Hg  (tonne) 0
Emissions of (7) non-methane volatile organic compounds (VOCs)  (tonne) 0
Water
Efficiency
Proportion of water reused and recycled by the site to reduce the overall consumptive water demand: 90.0000%
Water Withdrawal
Disclose the freshwater withdrawn in locations with High or Extremely High Baseline Water Stress as a percentage of the total water withdrawn 0.0000%
Disclose the amount of water that was withdrawn from freshwater sources (Megaliters) 100
Water Management
Was your organization subject to any fines, enforcement orders, and/or other penalties for water-related regulatory violations No
Number of incidents of non-compliance associated with water quality permits, standards, and regulations 0
Water Consumption
Disclose freshwater consumed in locations with High or Extremely High Baseline Water Stress as a percentage of the total water consumed: 0.0000%
Disclose the amount of water that was consumed in its operations (Megaliters) 3
Energy Management
(1) Total energy consumed in aggregate, in gigajoules (GJ) (hydrocarbons and electricity) 10
(2) Percentage energy consumed that was supplied by grid electricity 100.0000%
(3) Percentage of energy consumed that is renewable energy: 100.0000%
Waste Management
Innovation
Spending on Research, Development, and Technologies for waste management compliance and improvement $35,000
Describe nature of spending on research, development and technologies for waste management compliance and improvement Budgeted. Not yet spent.
A research program has been initiated with CTRI (Centre  de technologie de traitement des résidus) .
to comply with Quebec's Politique de Protection des sols et réhabilitation des terrains contaminés.
proposition CTRI Budget CTRI
Biodiversity
List the environmental biodiversity management plan(s) implemented at active sites: See attached for the Troilus Biodiversity management plan.
Permis Intervention annuel 2019-2020
1.1 Mine lifecycle stages to which the plan(s) apply Exploration and appraisal
1.2 The topics addressed by the plan(s) Ecological and biodiversity impacts, Noise impacts
1.3 The underlying references for its plan(s), including whether they are codes, guidelines, standards, or regulations; whether they were developed by the entity, an industry organization, a third-party organization (e.g., a non-governmental organization, a governmental agency, or some combination of these groups) We constructed this plan and policy in conjunction with the EcoLogo Certification program:
ECOLOGO® Certified products, services and packaging are certified for reduced environmental impact. ECOLOGO Certifications are voluntary, multiattribute, life cycle-based environmental certifications that indicate a product has undergone rigorous scientific testing, exhaustive auditing or both, to prove its compliance with stringent, third-party, environmental performance standards.
Also Quebec Fauna Ministry (MFFP - Ministère de la Forêt, de la Faune et des Parcs) put some guidelines and conditions in the permits they emit
see Page 2 of 6 of the intervention permit for guidelines from Quebec Fauna Ministry (MFFP - Ministère de la Forêt, de la Faune et des Parcs on Forestry cariboo
Does access to the site involve traversing a protected area No
Do any of the entities concessions share a watershed with a protected area No
Provide context and description of site access involving traversing protected areas, and/or watersheds shared with a protected area. Include reference to measures in place to assure access, any proactive programs to support the biodiversity of the protected area, and any formal complaints or compliance issues and related steps to resolve We do not share protected watershed areas and are able to get to the project via direct road access.
Percentage of proved reserves in sites with protected conservation status or in areas of endangered species habitat: 0.0000%
Percentage of probable reserves in sites with protected conservation status or in areas of endangered species habitat: 0.0000%
Percentage of inferred, indicated and measured reerves in sites with protected conservation status or in areas of endangered species habitat: 0.0000%
Social
Scale of the Organization
i. Report the total number of direct employees worldwide (exclude contractors) 23
ii. Report the total number of contract employees worldwide 0
Contractors at Troilus are contracted  through a staffing agency or other supplier so these are not direct contract employees of Troilus.  The third-party contract workers are varied and many and come and go throughout the reporting period depending on exploration and development activities taking place at site at different times.  During the reporting period, 362 contract staff worked at Troilus, supplied to the Company through service providers (i.e. a drilling company) or a staffing agency.  As such Troilus does not know their status as to temporary/permanent, fulltime/part time or turnover that occurred during the period.
Organizational Profile
ii. Report the total number of operations 1
100% by Troilus Gold Corp.
Report the total number of direct employees by employment type (permanent and temporary), by gender: 23
Total number of permanent employees - female 9
Total number of temporary employees - female 0
Total number of permanent employees - male 14
Total number of temporary employees - male 0
Total number of permanent employees - non-binary 0
Total number of temporary employees - non-binary 0
Report the total number of contractors by employment type (permanent and temporary), by gender: 0
Troilus does not employ any contract staff directly.  Contractors who work on site are provided through third party staffing agencies or service providers.  As such, Troilus does not have information regarding their permanent or temporary status.
Total number of permanent contractors - female 0
Total number of temporary contractors - female 0
Total number of permanent contractors - male 0
Total number of temporary contractors - male 0
Total number of permanent contractors - non-binary 0
Total number of temporary contractors - non-binary 0
Report the total number of employees by employment type (full-time and part-time), by gender: 23
Total number of full-time employees - female 9
Total number of part-time employees - female 0
Total number of full-time employees - male 14
Total number of part-time employees - male 0
Total number of full-time employees - non-binary 0
Total number of part-time employees - non-binary 0
Report the total number of contractors by employment type (full-time and part-time), by gender: 0
Contract workers are not directly contracted to Troilus, but provided to the Company via third party vendors or a staffing agency.  As such, Troilus does not have information regarding their full-time/part-time status by gender.
Total number of full-time contractors - female 0
Total number of part-time contractors - female 0
Total number of full-time contractors - male 0
Total number of part-time contractors - male 0
Total number of full-time contractors - non-binary 0
Total number of part-time contractors - non-binary 0
Employment
Turnover
Report the total number and rate of employee turnover during the reporting period, by age group, and gender:
All Employees
Total number of turnover (the number that left during the period) 2
2 employees left during the reporting period, and 8 employees were hired during the reporting period.
Rate of turnover 10.0000%
Female employees
Total number of turnover (the number that left during the period) 2
2 female individuals left employment during the reporting period, but 2 female individuals were hired.
Rate of turnover 22.2222%
Male employees
Total number of turnover (the number that left during the period) 0
Rate of turnover 0.0000%
Non-binary employees
Total number of turnover (the number that left during the period) 0
Rate of turnover Does Not Apply
Employees aged 30 years old and under
Total number of turnover (the number that left during the period) 1
1 person under 30 left for another position, and 3 persons under 30 were hired during the reporting period.
Rate of turnover 50.0000%
Employees aged between 30 and 50 years old
Total number of turnover (the number that left during the period) 1
1 person aged between 30 - 50 left and 3 aged between 30 - 50 were hired during the reporting period.
Rate of turnover 12.5000%
Employees over 50 years old
Total number of turnover (the number that left during the period) 0
Rate of turnover 0.0000%
Identify types of employees captured in the turnover rate calculations All employees on the payroll
Occupational Health and Safety
Work-related Injuries
a. For all employees:
i. Total Hours Worked 34960
ii- Number of fatalities as a result of work-related injury 0
Rate of fatalities resulting from work-related injury, note: calculating per 200,000 hours 0
iii. Number of high-consequence work-related injuries (excluding fatalities) 0
Rate of high-consequence work-related injuries (excluding fatalities) 0
iv. Number of recordable work-related injuries 0
Rate of recordable work-related injuries 0
v. Main types of work-related injury, e.g. confined space, trips, falls, etc. There were no work related injuries of any kind for all employees of the company.
b. Contractors:
i. Total Hours Worked 42400
Contractors in this case are staff of vendors or a staffing agency that work at the Troilus site.
ii. Number of fatalities as a result of work-related injury 0
Rate of fatalities resulting from work-related injury, note: calculating per 200,000 hours 0
iii. Number of high-consequence work-related injuries (excluding fatalities) 0
Rate of high-consequence work-related injuries (excluding fatalities) 0
iv. Number of recordable work-related injuries 0
All injuries were minor in nature and treated with first aid on site.  No hospitalizations required.  No time lost.
Rate of recordable work-related injuries 0
v. Main types of work-related injury, e.g. falls, trips, spills, etc. Work related injuries were limited to minor injuries caused through the use of tools .  Treated with first aid on site.  No days lost or hospitalization required.
c. Combined (Employees and Contractors)
Total Hours Worked 77360
Total number of all work-related injuries 0
Rate of work-related injuries 0
c. Report the work-related hazards that pose a risk of high-consequence injury, including:
i. How have these hazards been determined Troilus is a closed mine site.  Hazards have been identified relating to the remainders of the former operations (such as the empty pits, waste piles, etc.) and safety protocols are in place to ensure appropriate measures are followed.
Troilus is also engaged in exploration and there are hazards related to drilling and other development activities.  Troilus has a safety manual in place to address the hazards and all visitors and workers on site are provided with a safety briefing and appropriate PPE.  In 2020, the safety manual has also incorporated new processes and procedures to address COVID-19.
ii. Which of these hazards have caused or contributed to high-consequence injuries during the reporting period
None
iii. Actions taken or underway to eliminate these hazards and minimize risks using the hierarchy of controls Our safety plan is constructed and distributed to ensure that everyone is aware of any action that is necessary to mitigate any hazard (minor or major) and with appropriate controls.
d. Report on actions taken or underway to eliminate other work-related hazards and minimize risks using the hierarchy of controls New protocols have been incorporated this year to address measures recommended by public health authorities to stop the spread of COVID-19.  These include hygiene measures, screening of individuals who visit site, working from home when possible, physical alterations at camp to help ensure physical distancing and use of PPE.
f. Whether and, if so, why any workers have been excluded from this disclosure, including the types of worker excluded, e.g. short-term contractors No workers have been excluded from this disclosure.
g. Disclose any contextual information necessary to understand how the data have been compiled, such as any standards, methodologies, and assumptions used See details attached.
The data for the safety plan in place at the project site and in the company was gathered and compiled with the following guidelines and adherence to the following standards:
1. CNSST
2. Risk Assessment Exercise
3. Public Health guidelines relating to COVID-19

The  risk assessment  part is  in Section 3   of the Prevention and Safety document

Regulation CNESST
prevention and safety Troilus Program Troilus COVID-19 Management Plan
Safety Training
Disclose the average number of training hours provided to its workforce for health, safety, and emergency management training, by direct employees and contractors:
Direct Employees (full-time/part-time): 2.7
Contractors: 0
Staff who worked on site received training on safety, first aid/emergency response, the use of tools and machinery.  (Total 400 hours)
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
b. Report the percentage of employees per employee category in each of the following diversity categories:
Senior Management:
Total Senior Managers 10
Percent Male 70.0000%
Percent Female 30.0000%
Percent Non-Binary 0.0000%
Percent under 30 years of age 0.0000%
Percent between 30 and 50 years of age 50.0000%
Percent over 50 years of age 50.0000%
Salaried (excluding Senior Management):
Total Middle Managers 13
Percent Male 53.8000%
Percent Female 46.2000%
Percent Non-Binary 0.0000%
Percent under 30 years of age 23.1000%
Percent between 30 and 50 years of age 30.8000%
Percent over 50 years of age 46.2000%
Technical Employees (skilled hourly):
Total Technical Employees 0
Percent Male Does Not Apply
Percent Female Does Not Apply
Percent Non-Binary Does Not Apply
Percent under 30 years of age Does Not Apply
Percent between 30 and 50 years of age Does Not Apply
Percent over 50 years of age Does Not Apply
Production Employees (unskilled hourly):
Total Production Employees 0
Percent Male Does Not Apply
Percent Female Does Not Apply
Percent Non-Binary Does Not Apply
Percent under 30 years of age Does Not Apply
Percent between 30 and 50 years of age Does Not Apply
Percent over 50 years of age Does Not Apply
Contractors
Total Contractors 362
In this case, Contractors refers to staff who worked on site on behalf of a vendor (such as a drilling company) or whose services were provided by a third party staffing agency.
Percent Male 90.8840%
Percent Female 9.1160%
Percent Non-Binary 0.0000%
Percent under 30 years of age 0.0000%
Percent between 30 and 50 years of age 0.0000%
Percent over 50 years of age 0.0000%
Security, Human Rights and Rights of Indigenous People
Identify the countries of operations within World Banks list of “Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations” None
Describe the nature of any social risks, for all operating countries, that could have a material risk to operations We have identified a key social risk is our engagement with First Nations (Cree) as the Troilus Project is located on traditional Cree territory.
We have extensive engagement with the Cree Nation and align ourselves with the James Bay Agreement signed between the Government of Quebec and the Cree Nation.
Please see link to the Agreement.
James Bay Agreement
Percentage of proved reserves that are located in or near areas of active conflict: Does Not Apply
The total amount of proved reserves 0
Percentage of probable reserves that are located in or near areas of active conflict: Does Not Apply
The total amount of probable reserves 0
Percentage of inferred, indicated and measured reserves that are located in or near areas of active conflict: Does Not Apply
Total amount of inferred, indicated and/or measured reserves 0
Percentage of proved reserves that are located in or near areas that are considered to be indigenous peoples’ land: Does Not Apply
The total amount of proved reserves
0
Percentage of probable reserves that are located in or near areas that are considered to be indigenous peoples’ land: Does Not Apply
The total amount of probable reserves
0
Percentage of inferred, indicated and measured reserves that are located in or near areas that are considered to be indigenous peoples’ land: Does Not Apply
Total amount of inferred, indicated and measured reserves 0
Describe due diligence practices and procedures with respect to indigenous rights of communities in which it operates or intends to operate Troilus has a strong relationship with the Cree Nation of Mistissini and the Cree Nation Government.
A Pre-Development Agreement was signed in 2018 which is the precursor to a future Impact & Benefits Agreement.  Troilus maintains regular communication with the leadership of the Cree Nation, Chief & Council in Mistissini, Cree Mineral Board, Cree Trappers Association and directly with Impacted Families.  Community consultation is considered a key priority.
Partnership with Cree Nation
Discuss practices and list procedures while operating in areas of conflict, e.g. add URL to policies and procedures or other document We do not operate in areas of conflict.
Labor Relations
Notice Periods
a. Minimum number of weeks’ notice typically provided to employees and their representatives prior to the implementation of significant operational changes that could substantially
affect them
2
2 weeks is the mandated period for notice to employees prior to implementation of significant operational changes that could substantially affect them. This is governed by the  Work Comission in Quebec : CNESST (Commission des normes, de l'équité,
de la santé et de la sécurité du travail).

required notice for significatant change like termination of employment.
b.  If your organization is subject to collective bargaining agreements, is the notice period and provisions for consultation and negotiation specified in those agreements: No
Troilus Gold Corp does not have any collective bargaining agreements or unionized employees or contractors.
Community Relations
Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
Number of company operating sites where artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) takes place on, or adjacent to, the site (not controlled by company/unauthorized): 0
Percentage of company operating sites where artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) takes place on, or adjacent to, the site Does Not Apply
Report the associated risks and the actions taken to manage and mitigate these risks We do not engage in small scale mining, therefore an "Assessment Plan" is not applicable.
Programs
Report on community relations programs, objectives and achievements in the past 3 years Please refer to details.
We support our local communities and their sustainability through measures such as development programs, locally sourcing goods and services, capacity building of local small and medium enterprises, financial support for community initiatives and employing local people.
Troilus Sponsors United Way Golf Tournament in Chibougamau
Troilus Sponsors 7th Annual Big Rock Fishing Derby in Mistissini
Troilus Sponsors Chibougamau Sculptor Exhibit
Discuss the processes, procedures, and practices to manage risks and opportunities associated with the rights and interests of communities in areas where it conducts business Troilus regularly communicates with local and provincial government bodies and undertakes community consultation.
Troilus makes it a priority to support local businesses and community building activities.
Opening of Troilus office in Mistissini
Troilus Community Relations
Report the total number of site shutdowns or project delays due to non-technical factors 1
2020 was exceptional due to the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak worldwide. Troilus is committed first and always to the safety of it's people and thus closed the site for the federal government mandated period of 6 weeks until the government allowed legal opening of sites.
Report the total aggregate duration of site shutdowns or project delays due to non-technical factors (days) 42
The 42 aggregate days of the project being shutdown was due to the Province of Quebec Covid-19 mandate. However, the shutdown did not delay the project. Troilus had already finalized its drilling requirements prior to the shutdown, therefore there is no impact to the project timeline or it's goals.
Once permitted by the Province of Quebec to access the project site, appropriate measures and risk mitigation controls were implemented to ensure the safety of all employees, contractors and all persons in the surrounding communities.
Ethics
Description of the management system for prevention of corruption and bribery throughout the value chain, e.g. Anti-Corruption Policies and Procedures or other Compliance document All directors, officers, employees and outside parties acting directly or indirectly on behalf of the company are subject to the company's Anti-bribery and Anti-corruption Policy.
An annual acknowledgement is required and employees are provided with training on appropriate application of the policy by Brianna Davies, Troilus's in-house legal counsel.
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy
Report production in countries that have the 20 lowest rankings in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (Saleable tonne) 0
Governance
Structure
a. Report the governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body, e.g. the Board of Directors, the Executives, the Board Environment Committee, Board Safety Committee, the Advisory Committee, etc. Troilus has an 8 person Board of Directors.
The Chair is independent as are all of the Directors with the exception of the CEO who has a seat on the Board.  The Board has an Environment, Social & Governance Committee which is made up entirely of independent Directors and meets at least quarterly.
Diane Lai, Chair of the Board
Committees
b. Report the committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental, and social topics,  e.g. the Board of Directors, the Executives, the Board Environment Committee, Board Safety Committee, the Advisory Committee, etc. The Environment, Social & Governance Committee will consider any decisions on economic, environmental and social topics as presented by management and make recommendations to the Board of Directors as required.
Responsibility
a. Has the organization appointed an executive-level position or positions with responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics , e.g. is it part of the Governance structure of the company, the CFO or internal audit reporting to the Board Yes
Reporting Structure
b. Report whether position holders report directly to the highest governance body or CEO The Vice President Corporate  Affairs has oversight of economic, environmental and social topics and reports to the CEO on a daily basis and the Environment, Social & Governance Committee on at least a quarterly basis.
Consultation Process
Report the processes for consultations between stakeholders and the highest governance body on economic, environmental and social topics, e.g. for most mining companies it would be the executives and operations and not the Board, and if delegated, explain how The Director of Environment, Jacqueline Leroux, and the VP Corporate Affairs, Catherine Stretch, report to the CEO on consultations with stakeholders.
The CEO is actively involved in these consultations as required. The CEO and VP Corporate Affairs report on such topics to the Board.
Troilus meets with Grand Chief Abel Bosum and Cree Nation of Mistissini Chief Thomas Neeposh Representatives from Cree Nation of Mistissini visit Troilus site Students from Cree Mineral Board visit Troilus site
Composition
Report the composition of the highest governance body and its committees by:
Number of  executive members
1
Number of non-executive members 0
Number of independent members 7
Less than 3 years 8
3-6 - years 0
6-9 years 0
More than 10 years 0
Lists of each individual’s other significant positions and commitments, and the nature of the commitments, e.g. other boards and executive positions Please refer to the link that will detail all of the Board of Directors and their relevant committee portfolios.
Troilus Board of Directors
Number of Male governance body members 7
Number of Female governance body members 1
Number of members from under-represented social groups 1
Description of  competencies relating to economic, environmental, and social topics Four of the Board of Directors: Pierre Pettigrew, Diane Lai, Andrew Cheatle, and John Hadjigeorgiou comprise the ESG Committee.
They attend to the environmental, social and governance reviews and mandates of the company.

In addition to the CEO and CFO of the company ensuring the financial and economic wellbeing and driving financial policies for the Troilus, Thomas Olesinski is the Chair of the Audit Committee that oversees the governance practices of Troilus's financial process.
 Description of stakeholder representation Troilus CEO, CFO and Senior Management team meet with  Cree Nation representatives several times a year to
and political leaders from local communities to highlight any issues and discuss project development and mutual goals.
Troilus has a "Pre-Development Committee" which includes representatives of the Cree Nation.
Board Diversity
If availabile, provide a link to the entity's Board Diversity Proxy Statement or attach the related document Please see details for information on our Board Diversity policy.
Our Board Diversity policy is included in the Board of Director Charter. The portion of the Charter that discuss this policy is included here for your reference.

"The Board of Directors believes that a board made up of highly qualified directors from diverse backgrounds is a means of enhancing the Corporation's performance by recognizing and utilizing the contribution of diverse skills and talent from its directors, officers, employees and consultants."

As a forward thinking and pro-active board, we will be expanding our policy to implement a stand alone diversity policy in 2021.
Diane Lai, Chair of the Board
Non-Executive Director
a. Is the chair of the highest governance body also an executive officer in the organization No
Conflicts of Interest
a. Report the processes for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided and managed, e.g. list procedures Directors are asked at each Board meeting to advise if they are aware of any conflicts.
Management is asked quarterly by the CFO whether they are aware of any conflicts.  Conflicts of interest are addressed in the Company's Code of Business Conduct.
Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
b. Report whether conflicts of interest are disclosed to stakeholders, including, as a minimum: Yes
i. Cross-board membership Yes
ii. Cross-shareholding with suppliers and other stakeholders Yes
iii. Existence of controlling shareholder Yes
iv. Related third party disclosures Yes
Transparency
a. Report the highest governance body’s and senior executives’ roles in the development, approval, and updating of the organization’s purpose, value or mission statements, strategies, policies, and goals related to economic, environmental, and social topics Please refer to the link included.
The Board of Directors along with the Executives of the company have an annual Strategy Session to determine our objectives and goals for the coming year, and highlight any successes and risks that must be considered and mitigated. This includes a governance review, competitive analysis, environmental, social and economic review and forecast.

Board of Directors Roles and Responsibilities
a. Report on the measures taken to develop and enhance the highest governance body’s collective knowledge of economic, environmental, and social topics, e.g. board training Please refer to details for information on Board training.
Troilus embarked on a training program in 2020 to ensure all Board of Director roles understood the governance practices of the corporation. The training was provided by Troilus legal counsel, Brianna Davies, J.D. and included Code of Conduct, Business Ethics, Conflict of Interest, Insider Trading, and more.
Catherine Stretch, VP Corporate Affairs, provides quarterly updates to the Board and Executive on all items pertaining to ESG standards and corporate targets.
d. Report the actions taken in response to evaluation of the highest governance body’s performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental, and social topics, including, as a minimum, changes in membership and organizational practice, (reponse to external evaluations) Please see the details for the information.
The ESG Committee was established in 2020 and prior to was concentric to Governance. Troilus expanded the Environmental and Social components to the mandate in this reporting year. Thus far, all members of the Board that are involved in the economic, environmental and social topics are working diligently and well to mandated standards and targets and continue to become further engaged and trained when necessary in specific areas that may need to be augmented .

The formalization of the ESG Committee benefited Troilus in creating a more specific Policies and Procedures that supported the ESG mandates of the company. While we already had many of the goals and beliefs written in various formal documentation of the Corporation, the ESG Committee ensured we gathered all necessary protocols to define our strategy and create a more centralized Policies and Procedures that will continue to evolve as the company moves forward in its' support of ESG principles.
a. Report the highest governance body’s role in identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social topics and their impacts, risks, and opportunities – including its role in the implementation of due diligence processes, (committee roles) Please see primary responsibilities of the ESG Committee  in details.
Primary Responsibilities of the ESG Committee