In 2014, we were received the 2014 GLOBE Award for Corporate Environmental Excellence. The award recognized Teck for its ongoing implementation of a comprehensive sustainability strategy.
In 2014, Teck was named a Power Smart Leader by BC Hydro. The Power Smart Excellence Awards recognizes BC Hydro’s business customers and partners who demonstrate best-in-class energy management and conservation. Teck was recognized for its efforts to achieve 16 gigawatt hours of electricity savings in 2012 and 2013, with further savings targeted in the years ahead.
In 2014, we were received the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2014 Environmental and Social Responsibility Award for outstanding accomplishments and commitment to sustainability, environmental and social initiatives.
TSM Leadership Award - Elkview Operations, Cardinal River Operations, Trail Operations
In 2013, Elkview Operations, one of Teck’s five steelmaking coal sites in the Elk Valley of British Columbia, was recently presented with a TSM Leadership Award for outstanding performance in the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) program. In 2014, Cardinal River Operations, one of Teck’s steelmaking coal operations in Alberta, and Trail Operations were presented with the same award.
This award recognizes outstanding project safety systems, culture and performance – presented to the mill optimization project team at Highland Valley Copper (HVC).
John T. Ryan Safety Trophy, Greenhills Operations and Carmen de Andacollo Operations
This award, one of the most important safety awards in the mining sector, recognizes mines that experienced the lowest reportable injury frequency in their respective country in the previous year. The award was presented to Greenhills Operations in 2013 for the lowest injury frequency among coal mines in Canada and to Carmen de Andacollo Operations in 2014 for the lowest injury frequency in Chile.
Recognizes commitment to encouraging and supporting diversity within the workforce – presented to Teck for our efforts to support women in mining and our partnerships with Indigenous People.
In 2014, Teck was presented with the 2014 Exemplary Initiative Diversity Award which recognizes an organization that has set itself apart with its own unique diversity program. The award recognizes our Building Strength Through Diversity working group, which promotes opportunities for women in mining.
Platts Global Metals Awards – Corporate Social Responsibility
In 2015, Teck received the Platts Global Metals Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. The award recognized leadership, commitment to action and real-world impacts of our Zinc & Health program.
Since 2012, Teck has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. In 2016, Teck was the second-ranked Canadian company on the Global 100 list. Companies are evaluated based on a range of sector-specific sustainability metrics, such as water, energy and carbon productivity, and safety performance.
In 2015, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the sixth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies.
In 2015, Teck was named as a constituent to the FTSE4Good Global Index. FTSE4Good is a leading ethical investment benchmark index which measures the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance practices. To be listed, companies must meet a minimum threshold of environmental, social, and governance performance, where thresholds are based on industry risk.
In 2015, Teck was ranked number four in The Corporate Knights Best 50 for the third straight year. The award examines a range of environmental and social indicators including companies’ carbon, water, waste and energy use, pension fund quality and tax dollar generation.
In 2015, Teck was recognized as one of the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada, by Sustainalytics for the third year in a row. Companies were selected on the basis of their performance across a broad range of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) indicators.
In 2015, Teck was listed as constituent of the MSCI World ESG Index for the second consecutive year. The MSCI World ESG Index, a member of the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes, is a capitalization weighted index that provides exposure to companies with high Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance relative to their sector peers.
ECPI is a leading Rating and Index company dedicated to ESG Research (Environmental, Social and Governance) since 1997. ECPI® Indices are used for benchmarking, thematic investment, risk management purposes and to create index-tracking investment strategies or ETF’s. Teck has been a constituent since December 2013.
In 2014, Teck was listed on the CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index. This global index presents 187 listed companies identified as demonstrating a superior approach to climate change mitigation.