Vancouver, B.C. –Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) (“Teck”) has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations for the third consecutive year by media and investment research company Corporate Knights. Teck was the top-ranked mining company worldwide and the second-ranked Canadian company on this year’s Global 100 list.
“This ranking is the direct result of the hard work of employees across Teck, who are committed to doing the right thing for the environment, for communities and for future generations,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. “At Teck, we know that mining and mineral products can make a significant contribution to improving the quality of life for people around the world. Our focus is on ensuring that we develop resources in a way that is environmentally and socially responsible, and creates real benefits for society.”
Launched in 2005, the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations employs a 100% rules based methodology. The top 100 companies are selected from all publicly traded companies with a market capitalization over USD$2 billion. Companies were evaluated based on a range of sector-specific sustainability metrics, such as water, energy and carbon productivity, and safety performance. For more information about the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations and the full rankings, visit: http://www.corporateknights.com/channels/leadership/2015-global-100-results/.
Teck has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the last five years, which ranks Teck’s sustainability practices in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies. In 2014, Teck was named one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights and one of the top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations by Sustainalytics.
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK. Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.
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