Social Responsibility > Community Relationship

Social Responsibility

The 95% of the extraction of gold in Colombia, comes from the small mining industry, hence the importance that plays C. I.J. Gutiérrez y Cía S. A. as a buyer, offering the best price of the metal on the market, supporting the miners with technical assistance and ensuring the sustainable development of small scale.

The company receives gold and other precious metals from different regions of the country, but has especially close relations with the miners of some municipalities of Antioquia as Caucasia, Segovia and El Bagre, or neighboring departments as Chocó and Caldas. Some municipalities have set up reception desks, which facilitate the delivery by the miners and allow significant savings in transport to the city of Medellin. And in order to conform to the standards prevailing in the country and apply his philosophy of transparency and honesty, advises miners in compliance with all legal procedures.
It also trains the miners in clean production processes, waste management and analysis of precious metals.

Community relationship

It also trains the miners in clean production processes, waste management and analysis of precious metals.

We cannot forget that every year, the company allocates a category of its profits to donate to needy sectors, such as those affected by the rains and floods".