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Pursue continual improvement in social performance and contribute to the social, economic and institutional development of host countries and communities
We generate significant value in the areas where we operate and work to build trust with our communities by being open and transparent in our business activities. We are committed to providing long-term economic opportunities through local hiring and procurement, coupled with strategic community investments and payments to government, to encourage lasting positive benefits for the communities in which we operate. It is our long-term sustainability goal to create lasting mutual benefits through collaboration on social, economic and environmental initiatives by 2030.
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Community investment is a key pillar of our company’s overall commitment to communities where we live and work. We contribute to community organizations to help build strong relationships and create lasting mutual benefits. Through community investment, we support local development priorities.
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One of Teck’s largest community development projects is our Zinc & Health program. As one of the world’s largest producers of zinc, Teck is committed to helping solve the global health issue of zinc deficiency through therapeutic zinc, zinc supplementation, food fortification, crop nutrition and awareness and advocacy. As a founding member of the Zinc Alliance for Child Health (ZACH), Teck has partnered with UNICEF, the Micronutrient Initiative and the Government of Canada and has provided more than 44 million life-saving zinc and oral rehydration salts treatments to children in Sub-Saharan Africa and India.
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Our work in this area is externally verified by an independent third-party every year. Learn more in our sustainability report.