For the seventh consecutive year, Teck has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10% of the 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.
The annual World Index rankings are based on an in-depth analysis of economic, environmental and social criteria. Teck received the highest possible score in areas including stakeholder engagement, payment transparency, biodiversity and asset closure management, and scored the highest in the industry in labour practices and human rights, talent attraction and retention, and operational eco-efficiency.
Earlier in 2016, Teck was also ranked as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by media and investment research firm Corporate Knights for the fourth consecutive year, and named one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knights.
“We know that the success of our business is dependent on our ability to develop resources in a way that is responsible and sustainable for communities and the environment,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. “Being named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index is an important indicator of our ongoing performance in sustainability, and we are proud to be recognized among the world leaders in responsible resource development.”
To learn more about Teck’s commitment to sustainability, visit www.teck.com/responsibility