Awards and Indices

ESG Indices 

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
Teck was named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fourth straight year in 2021,  demonstrating a high level of disclosure and overall performance in: female leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, sexual harassment policies, and pro-women brand.

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark
Teck was assessed by CHRB in 2019 and 2020, and was ranked above the extractive industry average in performance in 2020.  CHRB ranks companies based on disclosure and performance related to human rights practices.

Corporate Knights - Best 50 Corporate Citizens
In 2022, Teck was listed by Corporate Knights as one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens for the 16th consecutive year.

Corporate Knights - Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations
In 2021, Teck was one of two companies in the Metal Ore Mining category included on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List. Teck has been included on the list 7 times since 2013. 

Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)
In 2021, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the 12th consecutive year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 percent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies. Teck was the top-ranked mining company on both the World and North American Index for DJSI in 2019, 2020 and 2021.  In 2020, Teck was the only Metals & Mining company awarded the S&P Gold Class Award.

FTSE4Good Index
Teck was listed on the FTSE Russell FTSE4Good Index in 2021, and was ranked in the 100th percentile for the mining subsector.

In 2021, Teck received the "Prime" status as Teck fulfills ISS' stringent ESG criteria in our sector, placing Teck in the top 10% of the mining and metals industry.

Jantzi Social Index
Teck is 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. 

Moody's ESG
In 2020, Teck was ranked 1st of all companies in North America, as well as being the top-ranked company in the Metals & Mining North America sector.  

MSCI Global Sustainability Index Series
Since 2015, Teck has been listed as a constituent of the MSCI World ESG Index, a capitalization weighted index that provides exposure to companies with high Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance relative to their sector peers. As of 2021, Teck outperformed all 5 largest industry peers. 

In 2021, Teck ranked 1st among 151 companies in diversified metals industry. Since 2020, Teck has maintained an ESG risk rating of "low", and is the only diversified company rated low. 

Workforce Disclosure Initiative (WDi)
In November 2020, Teck responded for the first time to the Workforce Disclosure Initiative, and received a disclosure score of 80%, above the sector average of 55%. Teck was short-listed in 2020 as a ‘Best first time responder’.



B.C. Mine Safety Awards - John Ash Award
In 2018, 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.

Canada’s Top 100 Employers
Teck has been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 which recognizes companies for exceptional performance on eight criteria: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere and Social; Health, Financial, and Family Benefits; Vacation and Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement. 

Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
In 2021, Teck was named as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People, which recognizes companies for exceptional programs and performance in attracting and retaining younger workers. The criteria includes benefits such as tuition assistance, availability of co-op or work-study programs, mentorship and training programs, and career management programs. 

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. 

CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program
In 2017 and 2018, 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. 

CPA Canada – Awards of Excellence in Corporate Reporting
Teck won the Excellence Award in Sustainability Reporting in 2017 as well as the overall Platinum award for demonstrating exemplary quality in each of the remaining three judging categories: Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance Disclosures and Electronic Disclosure.

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.

Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards
In 2018, Teck won Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Award for Inclusion and Diversity. In 2017, Teck won their Sustainability Report of the Year Award.

Finance and Sustainability Initiative Award for Best Sustainability Report
In 2020, Teck won in the Non-Renewable Resources – Metals & Mining other than Gold category for Best Sustainability Report. In 2017 and 2018, 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.

Forbes Canada’s Best Employers
In 2021, Teck was named to Forbes Canada’s Best Employers 2021 List. The list was selected by Forbes and Statistica, through an independent survey applied to a vast sample of more than 8,000 Canadian employees working for companies with more than 500 employees in Canada. The evaluation was based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees that were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family.

Forbes World’s Top Employers 
In 2020, Teck was named to the Forbes World’s Best Employers 2020 list, an employee-driven ranking of multinational and large companies from 45 countries that looked at topics including COVID-19 response and willingness to recommend an employer to friends and family.

Gender Equality Awards – Global Compact Network Canada
Teck was awarded the Gender Equality Award in 2017 from the Global Compact Network in the category of Women’s Empowerment Principal 3: Ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of all women and men workers. 

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 2019, Highland Valley Copper and Elkview Operations received the TSM Leadership Award.

  • In 2017, Cardinal River, Greenhills and Trail Operations received the TSM Leadership Award.

  • 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.

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. 

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. 

Waterstone Human Capital - Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture
Teck won Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures Award from Waterstone Human Capital in 2017. This award annually recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations for having cultures that have helped them enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.