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Awards and Indices

Indices

Best 50 Corporate Citizens  
In 2017, Teck was ranked on the Corporate Knights Best 50 for the fifth 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.

CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 
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.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index   
In 2016, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the seventh straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies.

Euronext Vigeo World 120  
In 2016, Teck was listed on the Euronext Vigeo World 120. This index distinguishes companies achieving the most advanced environmental, social and governance performances. Companies included in this index have achieved the highest scores on the review of up to 330 indicators assessed by Vigeo, including 38 sustainability drivers.

FTSE4Good 
In 2015 and 2016, 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. 

Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations  
From 2012-2016, 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.

Jantzi Social Index   
In 2017, Teck was listed on the Jantzi Social Index, a market capitalization-weighted, capped common stock index consisting of 50 Canadian companies based on environmental, social and governance screening criteria. 

MSCI Global Sustainability Index Series  
From 2015-2017, Teck has been listed as a constituent of the MSCI World ESG Index. 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.

Awards

National Engineering Award from Engineers Canada  
In 2016, the SunMine at Teck’s former Sullivan Mine won the National Award for an Engineering Project. The award recognizes an outstanding engineering project or achievement that has had a signification positive impact on society and/or industry and/or engineering, and recognizes engineering achievements involving Canadian engineers.

BC Hydro Power Smart Excellence Award  
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.

B.C. Mining HR Diversity Award  
Recognizes commitment to encouraging and supporting diversity within the workforce – presented to Teck in 2014 for our efforts to support women in mining and our partnerships with Indigenous People.

CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program   
In 2017, Teck was recognized as an EcoConnexions partner for the second consecutive year by CN Rail, celebrating environmentally-responsible customers who share CN’s commitment to preserving and protecting the environment. 

Canadian Institute of Mining John T. Ryan Trophy 
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. In 2017, Teck’s Greenhills Operations received the award for the Safest Coal Mine in Canada for the fifth time. In 2014, this award was presented to Carmen de Andacollo Operations for the lowest injury frequency in Chile. 

Renewables Award - Energy and Mines  
In 2016, Teck won the Outstanding Commitment to Renewable Energy award for best use of renewables at a reclaimed mine site for the SunMine project at our former Sullivan Mine. 

Engineering Achievement Award 
In 2016, Teck received the Engineering Achievement Award from the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of New Brunswick for our Sa Dena Hes mine closure and reclamation project. The project was recognized as an outstanding example of First Nations engagement in a natural resources sector project.

Finance and Sustainability Initiative Award for Best Sustainability Report  
In 2017, Teck won in the Non-Renewable Resources – Metals & Mining category for Best Sustainability Report. The FSI Competition for Best Sustainability Report recognizes sustainability reports of Canadian companies that are part of the S&P/TSX Composite Index.

Hatch-CIM Mining & Minerals Project Development Safety Award 
This award recognizes outstanding project safety systems, culture and performance – presented to the mill optimization project team at Highland Valley Copper Operations in 2014.

Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Leadership Award
A TSM Leadership Award is granted only when a facility meets or exceeds a Level A ranking in their results across all of the six protocols of TSM - Aboriginal and community outreach, crisis management, safety and health, tailings management, biodiversity conservation management, and energy use and greenhouse gas emissions management. 

  • In 2016, Elkview Operations and Highland Valley Copper Operations both received TSM Leadership Awards.
  • In 2015, Line Creek Operations received the TSM Leadership Award.
  • In 2014, Cardinal River and Trail Operations received TSM Leadership Awards.
  • In 2013, Elkview Operations received a TSM Leadership Award.

Mining Association of British Columbia John Ash Award  
In 2016, Teck's Greenhills Operations received the award for having the lowest injury-frequency rate during at least one million worker hours for mines in British Columbia.

Museum of Nature’s Annual Nature Inspiration Awards
In 2016, Teck won the Nature Inspiration Award for outstanding leadership on a conservation initiative in the East Kootenays.

Mutual de Seguridad   
In 2016, Teck’s Carmen de Andacollo operations received certification from Mutual de Seguridad in recognition of their extraordinary safety results, with no Lost Time Incidents during the year. 

Platts Global Metals Awards
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.

Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada
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.

Simon Fraser University Nancy McKinstry Awards for Leadership in Diversity   
In 2014, Teck was presented with the 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.

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