Teck is committed to helping build healthy, vibrant communities in the areas where we operate. Through Teck’s community investment program, we contribute to charitable organizations, institutions and initiatives that strengthen communities.
Teck targets strategic community investments in sustainable community development projects and initiatives with both local and global relevance. Our goal is to address community priorities that align with our business objectives to create shared benefit from our community investments. We focus our contributions in four categories: health, education, environment, and community. Learn more about our approach to Community Investment on the Optimizing Economic Contributions page.
Our community investments are provided as funding, in-kind contributions and employee time.
Once you have submitted your online application, you can expect to receive notification following an internal review process within the quarter that your application is received. Notification time may be prolonged if there is an unexpectedly high volume of requests or if your request is incomplete and we must contact you for additional information. A community investment representative from Teck will be in touch via phone or email to give you the outcome of your request.
As per Imagine Canada guidelines, Teck targets to donate 1% of pre-tax earnings on a five-year rolling average basis to community investments.
Organizations or groups who are registered charities and those that serve a charitable purpose are eligible for community investments from Teck.
We contribute to organizations, institutions and initiatives that strengthen communities in the regions where we operate as well as national and global initiatives.
Our community investment program is guided by the best practices from the International Finance Corporation, London Benchmarking Group and Imagine Canada.
All applications must be received through our online application system. Applications are accepted throughout the year. We thank you for your interest in submitting a funding request. Teck donates approximately 1% of our annual pre-tax earnings on a five-year rolling average basis. Given current market conditions, our 2016 community investment budget is very limited. While we will continue to accept applications, we may not have capacity to make new community investments this year. Apply Now.