Teck Resources Ltd has been recognised as one of the 2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights.
“Teck’s inclusion in the 2021 Global 100 list demonstrates the company’s focus on connecting environmental and social responsibility with strong business performance,” said Toby Heaps, CEO of Corporate Knights. “Teck has embedded sustainability throughout its business strategy, and serves as a strong example of a responsible mining company leading the pivot to a low-carbon economy.”
“This recognition is driven by our employees whose commitment to sustainability is directly responsible for Teck being named to the Global 100 for the third consecutive year,” added Don Lindsay, President and CEO of Teck. “We are focused on responsibly producing the metals and minerals necessary for the transition to a low-carbon economy and for building a better quality of life for people around the world.”
The Global 100 companies are selected from all publicly traded companies with annual revenues of $PPP (power purchasing parities)-currency US$1 billion or more. Companies were evaluated based on a range of sector-specific sustainability metrics, such as clean revenue percentage, water, energy and carbon productivity, and safety performance, as well as board and executive diversity.
Teck has also been named one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights and is the industry leader in the Metals and Mining industry on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). Sustainalytics ranks Teck first in the Diversified Metals and Mining category. Teck is also currently listed on the MSCI World ESG Leaders Index, FTSE4Good Index, Bloomberg Gender Equality Index and Jantzi Social Index.
Read the article online at: https://www.globalminingreview.com/environment-sustainability/28012021/teck-named-in-100-most-sustainable-corporations-list/