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 fourth consecutive year by media and investment research company Corporate Knights. Teck was the top-ranked company in the Metals and Mining category and the second-ranked Canadian company on this year’s Global 100 list.
“Our focus on sustainability is an important part of our overall efforts to improve efficiency and reduce costs to ensure we emerge stronger from current challenging market conditions,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. “We are proud of the hard work of our employees whose commitment to sustainability is directly responsible for Teck being included in the Global 100 for the fourth consecutive year.”
Teck’s environmental and social performance is guided by a company-wide sustainability strategy that includes short and long-term goals designed to enhance the company’s sustainability performance. After completing its 2015 short term sustainability goals, Teck recently updated its strategy, including establishing new goals for 2020 and ensuring the strategy focuses on the greatest risks and opportunities related to Teck’s sustainability performance. For more information about Teck’s approach to sustainability, go to http://www.teck.com/responsibility/.
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, as well as financial strength and business sustainability. More information can be found here: www.corporateknights.com/reports/global-100.
Teck has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the last six years, which ranks Teck’s sustainability practices in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies. In 2015, 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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