Best 50 Corporate Citizens
In 2019, Teck was ranked on the Corporate Knights Best 50 for the 13th 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.
Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
Teck was named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the third straight year in 2020. Each company on the index met a score threshold demonstrating a high level of disclosure and overall performance across the framework’s five pillars: female leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, sexual harassment policies, and pro-women brand.
Dow Jones Sustainability Index
In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent 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.
Euronext Vigeo World 120
Teck is currently 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.
Teck is listed on the FTSE4Good Index Series. This index is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance practices.
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations
In 2020, Teck was recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. Teck was the top-ranked company in the Metal Ore Mining category and the only mining company included on the 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
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.
MSCI Global Sustainability Index Series
From 2015-2019, 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.
Canada’s Top 100 Employers
Teck was selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2018, 2019 and 2020 due to excellence under their 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
Mining Association of British Columbia 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.
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.
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.