Nouveau Monde Releases Inaugural ESG Report – Key Focus on Environmental Excellence and Sustainability KULR-TVNouveau Monde Releases Inaugural ESG Report – Key Focus on Environmental Excellence and Sustainability KULR-TV
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MONTREAL—-(BUSINESS WIRE–Oct 14, 2020) – Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (“Nouveau Monde”) is publishing its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report to reveal its management approach to addressing material issues and highlight important sustainability milestones and indicators. This press release contains multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014005456/en/Nouveau Monde has embedded leading ESG principles in its business model alongside carbon-neutral operations and traceability of its value chain. Through extensive stakeholder engagement, innovative design choices to protect the environment and pioneering design choices, sustainability was a key focus of the Matawinie project’s development. The ESG Report of the Company details the Company’s anchor initiatives in this area. Nouveau Monde’s business strategy is based on best-of-class ESG principles. We are committed to protecting the environment that created our graphite anode raw material. We adhere to our Zero-Harm policy and strive to be a catalyst for growth and shared benefit for the people and the environment where we live. As a team, we develop what is expected to be the largest anode quality graphite operations in the Western World. This operation supports the electrification and storage of renewable energy markets as well as mobility. The Company’s first ESG Report gives an overview of Nouveau Monde’s history and current commitments, anchor programs, and footprint, with a view towards contributing to global sustainability goals. Nouveau Monde’s mission is to increase sustainability in its value chain, from mining and advanced manufacturing to electric cars and energy storage. Eric Desaulniers, the founder, president, and CEO of Nouveau Monde, said: “Today, we are highlighting our ESG achievements, and setting the tone to our growth. We are committed to executing the business plan responsibly in order to fulfill our commitments to shareholders, customers, stakeholders, and shareholders. We invite our peers, competitors, leaders, and representatives from all sectors of society to join us in our efforts for sustainability. We can multiply the impact of our actions towards a decarbonized future by innovation and collaboration. “The Company aligned its disclosure to internationally recognized frameworks, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (“SDGs”) and the Global Reporting Initiative (“GRI”) and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (“SASB”) The Company will engage in this transparency exercise and accountability each year to provide its stakeholders and shareholders with comprehensive data on its governance, environmental, and social performance. Nouveau Monde will also seek an independent assessment and rating of its practices in order to supplement this disclosure. Nouveau Monde is determined to be a key contributor to the sustainability energy revolution. The Company is working to develop a fully integrated source for carbon-neutral anode material for lithium-ion and fuel cells in Quebec, Canada. Nouveau Monde is aiming to be a strategic supplier to world’s top battery and automobile manufacturers. It will do this by offering high-performing, reliable advanced materials and supporting sustainability and supply chain traceability. www.NMG.comSubscribe to our news feed: https://NMG.com/investors/#newsCautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking InformationAll statements, other than statements of historical fact, contained in this press release including, but not limited to those describing the Company’s sustainability goals and commitments, the Company’s initiatives outlined in the ESG Report, including the all-electric open-pit mine, the Company’s commitment to our Zero-Harm philosophy, the Company’s contribution to growth and shared value, the expected importance of the Company in the Western World, the Company’s goal of fostering sustainability throughout its value chain, the Company’s commitment to provide annual ESG reports and to seek independent assessment and rating, and those statements which are discussed under the “About Nouveau Monde” paragraph and elsewhere in the press release which essentially describe the Company’s outlook and objectives, constitute “forward-looking information” or “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of certain securities laws, and are based on expectations, estimates and projections as of the time of this press release. Forward-looking statements are based on a variety of assumptions and estimates that, while considered reasonable by Company at the time of such statements were made, are subject to significant business, competitive, and other uncertainties. These assumptions and estimates may prove incorrect. Moreover, these forward-looking statements were based upon various underlying factors and assumptions, including the current technological trends, the business relationship between the Company and its stakeholders, the ability to operate in a safe and effective manner, the timely delivery and installation of the equipment supporting the production, the Company’s business prospects and opportunities and estimates of the operational performance of the equipment, and are not guarantees of future performance.Forward-looking information and statements are subject to known or unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking information and statements. There are many factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from what is expected, including delays in equipment delivery, the Company’s ability to implement its strategic initiatives successfully and whether such initiatives yield the expected benefits, the availability or financing on favorable terms for Company, the Company’s operating performance, competitive factors within the graphite mining industry and changes in laws and regulations affecting Company’s businesses, political, social, environmental, currency and exchange rate risks, technological developments, the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic, government responses to it, earnings, cash flow, cash flow, capital, and capital expenditure, capital and capital, and capital, and capital, as well as well as well as well as well as well as well as they may be ad to capital structure and cash flow and risk of capital and other business risks. Forward-looking statements could be affected by unpredicted or unknown factors that are not covered in this Cautionary Note. Forward-looking statements are not guaranteed to be accurate as future results and events may differ materially from what is anticipated. Forward-looking statements are made to inform about management’s plans and expectations for the future. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements or to explain any material difference between subsequent actual events and such forward-looking statements, except to the extent required by applicable law.Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.Further information regarding the Company is available in the SEDAR database ( www.sedar.com ), and for United States readers on EDGAR ( www.sec.gov ), and on the Company’s website at: www.NMG.comView source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014005456/en/CONTACT: Julie PaquetVP Communications & ESG Strategy+1-450-757-8905 #email@example.comKEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADAINDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENVIRONMENT AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING MANUFACTURING ALTERNATIVE ENERGY ENERGY MINING/MINERALS NATURAL RESOURCESSOURCE: Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc.Copyright Business Wire 2021.PUB: 10/14/2021 07:30 AM/DISC: 10/14/2021 07:32 AMhttp://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014005456/en