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       Environmental Stewardship
Protecting Nature and Minimizing Impacts
GTE’s environmental goals are two-fold: leveraging the company’s resources to meaningfully address some of the most pressing environmental challenges facing Colombia, while minimizing
the environmental impacts of its own operations. In 2019, the company focused its environmental efforts on biodiversity protection, air quality and water usage, and:
h Progressed towards its target of zero surface water used for operations, over time
h Reforested, conserved or preserved over 1,200 hectares of forest
h Conducted 772 successful water monitoring tests which showed no impacts on groundwater arising from GTE’s operations
h Advanceditsplanstosequesterapproximately 8.7 million tonnes of CO2 over the lifetime of the NaturAmazonas project
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