HVG meets Dr. Silvana Costa

Dr. Silvana Costa

Dr. Silvana Costa

Director, Social Performance


Video Conference Interview (09.05.2023)

Dr. Costa is an award-winning Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) and Social Performance executive with a Doctorate in Mining and Mineral Processing and a Masters in Environmental Design – Planning. Silvana has 20 years of experience in the extractives sector, and has worked in academia, government, consulting, and industry roles. She developed and implemented on-the-ground social responsibility and social performance strategies, policies, as well as company standards and procedures based on international best practices.

Silvana is the Director of Social Performance at Teck Resources, the largest diversified Canadian mining company, with operations across the Americas and exploration projects in Europe, Asia, North and South America. In her industry career, Silvana has provided strategic and operational leadership within mid-size global companies with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and the United States. She works closely with operations teams to continuously improve environmental and social performance across business units and to implement leading sustainability practices.

Interview Moments

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