Celebrating 100 Years of Mining History in Canada

2022 marks our 100 years of mining history in Canada.

While Glencore was founded in 1974, through growth and acquisitions we have inherited a strong Canadian footprint.

Our Purpose and Values

Our Purpose is to responsibly source the commodities that advance everyday life.

We fulfil our Purpose and deliver on our strategy in a manner that reflects our Values of safety, integrity, responsibility, openness, simplicity and entrepreneurialism.

At a glance

While Glencore was founded as a trading company in the 1970s, it has since inherited a strong Canadian footprint and history that dates back more than 100 years.

What we do

Our assets include coal, copper, nickel and zinc mining operations and projects; agricultural facilities; and a consulting business.