Goldcorp is a gold producer headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The company employs about 15,800 people worldwide, engaged in gold mining and related activities including exploration, extraction, processing and reclamation. Goldcorp’s operating assets include four mines in Canada, two mines in Mexico, and four in Central and South America. As of the third quarter of 2014, Goldcorp was the worlds fourth-largest producer of gold. In June 2016, Goldcorp was named one of Corporate Knights magazines Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. In the same year, the company was also ranked among Canadas Top 100 Employers. Goldcorp has repeatedly been accused of harming the environment, livestock, and public health in multiple studies by advocacy groups and activists, contaminating areas with toxic heavy metals by its mining activities. These allegations have been refuted by the company and none of these allegations have been proved in a court of law. The companys track record around transparency, policies and practices has improved since a damning 2010 study accused the company of human rights violations. Goldcorp’s operating assets include four mines in Canada, two mines in Mexico, and four in Central and South America. Goldcorp also has a number of projects including the Cochenour and Borden projects in Canada, and NuevaUnión (formerly known as Project Corridor - 50% interest) in Chile.