Findings From DGG ESG Engagement Survey

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September 19, 2023 at 12:15 PM (MDT)|Broadmoor Hotel & Resort

Sabrina Dias, MES, P.Eng, CDI.D

Founder and CEO, SOOP Strategies

Founder and CEO of the successful mining and sustainability consulting firm, SOOP Strategies Inc., and published author of Integrating Sustainability into Major Projects: Best Practices and Tools for Project Teams (John Wiley & Sons Inc., New Jersey, February 2020), Sabrina was the recipient of the Excellence in Sustainability award from the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metals and Petroleum in 2021.

With over 20 years in the industry, Sabrina is an experienced field expert with a passion for ESG (environment, social and governance) strategy, and stakeholder engagement using the modalities of gender and development. As a commercially-minded sustainability and ESG advisor, Sabrina has extensive international experience, including in Canada, USA, South America, Pacific Islands, Madagascar, and Tanzania. She has expertise in mining mega projects with a capex in the multi-billion dollar range, as well as with small and mid-size companies with projects in all phases of mine life.

Sabrina founded SOOP Strategies to create an environment where people can work in a culture of kindness while helping clients achieve their business goals and be sustainable. Her vision is to provide SOOP clients with direct and customized support that will integrate sustainability into the company’s operations and business planning, moving the mining industry as a whole towards more sustainable and successful business practices.

Avi Inbar

VP Business Development, SOOP Strategies

After 12+ years in the security industry, Avi realized that his work – while important – was not meaningful enough to him. He decided to connect his passion for business and strategy with his desire to have a positive impact on communities and environments, leading him to the sector of sustainability and ESG.

Avi is an avid researcher, with his preferred area of focus being ESG reporting in various Canadian sectors, particularly that of mining. Avi is VP Business Development for SOOP Strategies, and leads projects in ESG strategy and reporting, climate change and carbon accounting.

Avi focused his master’s level research into Diversity and Gender Equity in Canadian mining companies, and public policies being used to further facilitate the integration of ESG. His other research specialties include, among others, corporate social responsibility and mining law in Canada; ESG and COVID-19; developments in ESG and Mining; environmental initiatives in small to medium size businesses; Diversity and Gender Equity in the time of COVID-19; Trade Policies and the Environment; Cyber Security and Privacy in Canada; Social innovation enterprises; and Fundraising in non-profits.

Avi is driven by his desire to provide his children with a better future.


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