December 21, 2021, Vancouver, British Columbia, – Soma Gold Corp. (TSXV: SOMA) (WKN: A2P4DU) (OTC: SMAGF) (the “Company” or “Soma”) is pleased to announce that on December 9th, 2021, its Colombian subsidiary, Operadora Minera SAS (“Operadora”) received an Award for Environmental Sustainability in the A Category, given by CORANTIOQUIA, Antioquia’s Environmental Authority.
Photo 1: Representatives of Operadora Minera SAS proudly accepting the Award for Environmental Sustainability – from left to right: Miguel Urrutia (Environment Inspector), Alejandro Norena (Finance & Administration Manager), Gina Munoz (HR Director)
This award recognizes Operadora’s efforts to go beyond the current legal regulations and to implement the highest level of environmental best practices. In addition, the award recognizes the donation of 1,500 native trees as part of a reforestation program in the area.
Javier Cordova, Soma’s CEO, states, “It’s encouraging and gratifying for us to receive this recognition in the first year of operating Operadora as a 100% subsidiary of Soma. We are committed to our ESG program, which is a top priority in all our operations. This award demonstrates our commitment not only to comply with all environmental and legal regulations but to exceed them. We are devoted to maintaining a sustainable operation by adhering to best practices in environmental, social and governance policies. For example, Operadora generates its own processing power at its hydroelectric power station. We plant trees to offset our carbon footprint and sponsor on-going programs with local communities to strengthen their social and administrative capabilities.”