This is the seventh consecutive year that Nickel Asia Corporation (NAC) is reporting on the progress of its Sustainability initiatives and programs for its operating mines, namely Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation (RTN), Taganito Mining Corporation (TMC), Hinatuan Mining Corporation (HMC), and Cagdianao Mining Corporation (CMC). Covering January 1 to December 31, 2019, this report is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards: Core option; a globally shared framework of indicators for transparency and consistent tracking of performance results. This report has undergone limited external assurance by GCSS Inc. with the statement of assurance shown on page 94-96.

NAC releases this report for the benefit of our stakeholders who may be interested to know the Company’s performance in the triple bottom line of economic, environmental, and social development.