We recognize the importance of contributing to the communities in which we operate and therefore provide support to a wide variety of initiatives and organizations through charitable donations and sponsorships, contributing to areas such as education, health, the environment, community development and the arts. We offer local communities a better future through partnerships that focus on leaving a legacy of social and economic benefits.
Colorado School of Mines is a small public teaching and research university devoted to engineering and applied science, with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's natural resources. Goldcorp provides support to the Economic Geology program through an undergraduate scholarship program and funding to support the development of a new field course in Geology and Geological Engineering.
The Fraser Institute’s Mining Studies mission is to study, measure and communicate the effects of mining policy on prosperity, employment, the environment, infrastructure and other indicators of well-being. The Institute also works towards developing best-practices policy frameworks that benefit local communities and the mining industry, and creating public support for sound mining policies through a strong communications program. Goldcorp values the Institute’s contribution to the community and mining industry.
The Lassonde Institute for Engineering Geoscience is an interdisciplinary research institute within the University of Toronto created to be at the forefront of leading-edge research in Engineering Geoscience. It is an international center of excellence in Engineering Geoscience encompassing engineers, geophysicists, geologists, geochemists, materials scientists and environmental scientists who are interested in research that crosses disciplines and traditional boundaries. With the development of the Goldcorp Mining Innovation Suite, Goldcorp, the Lassonde Institute and the University of Toronto will continue to make an important contribution to the economic and environmental health of the mining industry for years to come.
The Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) is a collaborative venture between the mining industry and The University of British Columbia (UBC). The unit, which was established in 1989 with support and financial assistance from the mining industry and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), is an important part of the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences and an internationally recognized research group devoted to solving mineral exploration-related problems. Goldcorp recognizes, by donation, the value of this venture to the mining industry.
For the past 108 years, Montana Tech has earned a reputation as one of the finest science, engineering and technical colleges in the world. Montana Tech is a leader in undergraduate and graduate education and research in the Pacific Northwest in engineering science, energy, health, information sciences and technology. Goldcorp is a principal sponsor of the Montana Tech Underground Mine Education Center, and has established the Goldcorp, Inc. Endowed Professorship.
The National Centre for Business Law provides a robust, interdisciplinary and empirical research environment for research and scholarship in business law and finance policy, focused on both domestic and international comparative law. The Centre offers outstanding educational programs in business law for LL.B., graduate and professional students, enhancing the quality of students’ learning experience by increasing engagement with contemporary business law issues. Goldcorp is pleased to be a Platinum Affiliate of The National Centre for Business Law.
The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation is an educational organization dedicated to providing scholarly research of the laws and issues affecting domestic and international mineral and water resources. The goals of the Foundation are to foster and encourage a scholarly and yet practical study of the law and applicable regulations relating to oil and gas, mining, water, public land management, land use, conservation, environmental protection and other related areas. Goldcorp recognizes, by donation, the importance of the Foundation.
Simon Fraser University’s Contemporary Arts campus in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is a centre for creative discovery, dialogue and collaboration in a broad range of artistic disciplines. The recently opened building is named the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts in recognition of Goldcorp’s donation of $10 million. Half of Goldcorp’s funding goes to the SFU Contemporary Arts, capital campaign and half is in an endowment fund that will support programs aimed at community engagement in the Downtown Eastside.
The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa aims to be recognized as a leading institution for management education and innovative research. Through its academic programs, offered in both English and French, the Telfer School seeks to prepare its students to assume leadership positions in today’s global economy and to instil in them the highest standards of integrity, ethics and social consciousness. Goldcorp is a strong supporter of the School’s vision and high quality of education and research.
The University of British Columbia (UBC) holds an international reputation for excellence in advanced research and learning. To assist in the development of these characteristics, Goldcorp made a commitment to donate $5 million to support the Earth Systems Science Building (ESSB) over the course of five years. In recognition of this noteworthy donation, UBC will name the Teaching and Learning Wing within the ESSB the Goldcorp Inc. Teaching and Learning Wing.
Established in 1908, the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering builds on century-old traditions as one of the first comprehensive mining schools. In 2004, our predecessor company Glamis Gold endowed a faculty position in minerals engineering at the Mackay School, and Goldcorp has extended the tradition with an endowment of the Goldcorp Term Professorship in Mining Engineering that will help ensure the school’s continued excellence.
The University of Ottawa is one of the leading universities in the nation. Goldcorp Inc. and the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Science have united to create the new Goldcorp Chair in Economic Geology. Goldcorp pledged a gift of $1.5 million to the University of Ottawa as an endowment for the Chair. Funds made available through the Goldcorp Chair are being used to support research and education initiatives with a focus on mineral resources in the Canadian Shield.