SRC Announces Carbon Emissions for Q1

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - May 31, 2022) - Stakeholder Gold Corporation (TSXV: SRC) ("Stakeholder" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the calculation of Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions produced across the Company's operations in Q1 of 2022.

The World Resource Institute's greenhouse gas protocol (GHG Protocol) establishes a framework for calculating Scope 1, 2 and 3 carbon emissions. The framework for classifying carbon emissions can be summarized as follows:

Direct Supporting Activities Suppliers & Contractors
  • Fuel Combustion
  • Purchased Electricity
  • Purchased Goods & Services
  • Company Vehicles
  • Heat & Steam
  • Business Travel
  • Fugitive Emissions
  • Retail Logistics Fleet
  • Employee Commuting

  • Waste Disposal
  • Use of Solid Products
  • Transport & Distribution (Upstream / Down)
  • Investments
  • Leased Assets & Franchises


Stakeholder has calculated the following Scope emissions for operations in Q1 of 2022.

Scope 1

1 Quarry Ops. Diesel14,027 kg CO219,296 kg CO219,296 kg CO252,619 kg CO2
Fugitive Emissionsn/an/an/an/a
2 Vehicles (Gasoline)2,253 kg CO21,939 kg CO22,889 kg CO27,381 kg CO2
1 Vehicles (Diesel)659 kg CO2251 kg CO21,219 kg CO22,129 kg CO2
3 Vehicles (Ethanol)n/an/an/an/a
4 Butane Fuel C4H1039 kg CO239 kg CO2117 kg CO2195 kg CO2
17,278 kg CO221,525 kg CO223,521 kg CO262,324 kg CO2

1 Using 2.68 kg of CO2 / litre of diesel (C12H23) consumed in operations
2 Using 2.3 kg of CO2 / litre of gasoline (C8H18) consumed in operations
3 Using 0.0 kg of CO2 / litre of ethanol (C2H5OH) consumed in operations
4 Using 3.0 kg of CO2 / kg of butane (C4H10) consumed in operations

Scope 2

Electricity Water 98.18% *234.65 kWh - 0 kg CO2234.65 kWh - 0 kg CO2248.4 kWh - 0 kg CO20 kg CO2
Electricity Wind 1.8% *4.30 kWh - 0 kg CO24.30 kWh - 0 kg CO24.55 kWh - 0 kg CO20 kg CO2
Electricity Solar 0.02% *0.05 kWh - 0 kg CO20.05 kWh - 0 kg CO20.05 kWh - 0 kg CO20 kg CO2
239 kWh - 0 kg CO2239 kWh - 0 kg CO2253 kWh - 0 kg CO20 kg CO2

* CEMIG DISTRIBUIÇÃO S.A. power generation complex (Water 98.18% - Wind 1.8% - Solar 0.02%)

Scope 3

Business Travel1,500 kg CO21,500 kg CO21,500 kg CO24,500 kg CO2
Employee Commutingn/an/an/an/a
Waste Disposaln/an/an/an/a
1 Transportation 114,210 kg CO256,799 kg CO245,574 kg CO2116,583 kg CO2
2 Processing *352 kg CO21,410 kg CO21,132 kg CO22,894 kg CO2
3 Transportation 212,458 kg CO2 49,748 kg CO239,912 kg CO2102,118 kg CO2
Leases & Franchisesn/an/an/an/a
28,520 kg CO2109,457 kg CO288,118 kg CO2226,095 kg CO2

* ENERGIAS do BRASIL S.A. power generation complex (81% - Renewable in 2021)

1 Transportation 1 Transportation of quarry block to client purchasing station
2 Processing Cutting and polishing of quarry materials at client processing sites
3 Transportation 2 Transportation of refined quarry tiles to overseas markets

"The first step in achieving carbon neutrality is to calculate and report on carbon emissions. Our corporate objective for 2022 is to be carbon negative, sequestering more carbon than the sum of our emissions by undertaking reforestation and rewilding initiatives in safe jurisdictions and by protecting the habitats that are rewilded in this way," stated Christopher Berlet, CEO of Stakeholder.

"We have started this process by establishing carbon reporting protocols and publishing the results of our calculations. The company calculates that in Q1 of 2022 its operations were responsible for 288,329 kg (288.329 Tonnes) of CO2 emissions from all sources."

The Company has reported sales in Q1, 2022 of $596,097 CAD vs. sales for Q1, 2021 of $506,342 CAD and gross margin in Q1, 2022 of $500,114 CAD vs. gross margin for Q1, 2021 of $352,282 CAD.

Net profit margin for Q1 of 2022 was calculated at 84% for the quarter.

About Stakeholder

Stakeholder Gold Corp. is a junior resource company developing cash flow from the production and sale of exotic Blue Quartzite at its wholly owned Blue Quartzite quarry in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Stakeholder Gold Corp. also has 100% ownership of the Ballarat Gold Project which holds 7,442 hectares of claims located in the heart of the White Gold District of the Yukon Territory, Canada. The Company's Ballarat Project claim group includes an area extending over 10 km of the road construction route for the Northern Gateway Road which is being built to service the White Gold District. The Ballarat claim group also includes title to 10 claims located within the nearby Coffee Project which is being developed by Newmont Corp. south of the Yukon River.

For further information please contact:

Stakeholder Gold Corporation
Telephone: (416) 525 - 6869

Forward-Looking Information

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