SmartAccEss is a sustainability-focused international consulting firm that specializes in helping extractive industry companies achieve strategic objectives and gain access to resources.
The company has developed an impressive international reputation for successfully coordinating various aspects of sustainability, including strategic planning, permitting, community relations, environmental and social responsibility, government relations, external relations and communications.
Understanding the many challenges faced in the extractives sector, SmartAccEss offers organizations the ability to successfully implement systems that achieve greater inter-organizational understanding, cooperation and communication, positively impacting a company’s ability to achieve community support and commence/continue activities and operations.
Based in San Diego, California, SmartAccEss provides international sustainability services including strategic plan development and implementation, due diligence and evaluation, project revision prior to funds approval, management system implementation, training, advisory services and assurance. SmartAccEss is also proud to provide auditing services, including certification, recertification and gap assessments against the International Cyanide Management Code (ICMC).
SmartAccEss’ multinational expertise in supporting on-the-ground performance achieves results and obtains access needed to initiate or continue extractive activities without compromising long-term goals for short-term strategies.
This is the heart of SmartAccEss: gaining access not in the easiest way, but in the smartest way possible.
This reputation for excellence in socio-environmental consulting is reflected in the firm’s impressive international client list, which includes Kinross Gold Corporation, Rio Tinto, Newmont Mining Corporation, Barrick Gold Corporation, Aura Minerals, Calibre Mining Corporation, Detour Gold Company, First Quantum Minerals, Buenaventura Mining Company, Troy Resources, Consol Energy, HudBay Minerals, Minsur Mining Company, Victoria Gold, Barksdale Capital, Glencore, Cobre Panama, AngloAmerican Exploration, The Dragonfly Initiative, Drummond Company, Yamana Gold, Penmont, RCS Global, Minas Argentinas, Golden Queen and others.