UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of June 2020

Commission File Number: 001-31880

Yamana Gold Inc.
(Translation of registrant's name into English)

ROYAL BANK PLAZA, NORTH TOWER 200 BAY STREET, SUITE 2200 TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA M5J2J3
(Address of principal executive offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

      Yamana Gold Inc.     
  (Registrant)
   
  
Date: June 16, 2020     /s/ Sofia Tsakos    
  Sofia Tsakos
  Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit Number Description
  
99.1 Press Release dated June 16, 2020

EdgarFiling

EXHIBIT 99.1

Yamana Gold Announces Publication of Material Issues Report

TORONTO, June 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) (“Yamana” or “the Company”) has published its 2019 Material Issues Report, which provides a detailed overview of the Company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance and economic contributions to the communities in which we operate.

ESG is an imperative to sustainable operations, a requirement of profitability for Yamana, and morally and ethically the right thing to do. At Yamana, we integrate ESG into all aspects of our business and every decision that we make. This is fundamental to our way of doing business and critical to earning the trust and respect of our host community and government partners.

Similar to previous years, our 2019 report presents our annual ESG performance metrics, with a focus on topics deemed to be material sustainability issues to our stakeholders, both at the corporate level and in the areas where we operate. In addition to this report, all aspects of sustainability are addressed in our GRI Index found on our website at www.yamana.com.

About Yamana

Yamana Gold Inc. is a Canadian-based precious metals producer with significant gold and silver production, development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas, including Canada, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Yamana plans to continue to build on this base through expansion and optimization initiatives at existing operating mines, development of new mines, the advancement of its exploration properties and, at times, by targeting other consolidation opportunities with a primary focus in the Americas.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Investor Relations
416-815-0220
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Email: investor@yamana.com