Sherritt works diligently to maintain the social license that is a fundamental component of its long-term business strategy to deliver value to shareholders. The Corporation is actively engaged in furthering the wellbeing and prosperity of the communities in which it conducts business by building enduring relationships for mutual benefit. Stakeholders in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar are consulted with a focus on developing cooperative programs. Sherritt works with all levels of government and local communities in order to understand the issues associated with operations and tailors its plans to appropriately fit the local needs. Sherritt employees dedicate time and resources to many local community programs as well as to leadership participation in various industry initiatives.