SOURCE: Barrick Gold Corporation
Barrick’s operations are a powerful engine of economic growth and social development in 12 countries. We make significant investments in our host communities that can be a catalyst for positive change, often contributing to a level of prosperity that would not otherwise exist. Barrick contributed $13 billion to the communities in which it operates in 2011. This figure includes good-paying jobs, revenue to governments and businesses, as well as strategic investments and partnerships to improve quality of life.
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