Teck Resources Limited (TSX:TCK.A and TCK.B) (NYSE: TCK) was recognized this week as one of the top corporations in Canada for both corporate citizenship and social responsibility in two separate sustainability rankings.
Teck was the fourth-ranked company overall and the top-ranked mining company on the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada ranking by media and investment research company Corporate Knights. Teck was also named one of the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada by Sustainalytics, a global responsible investment research firm.
“As a proudly Canadian company for over 100 years, Teck and its employees are focused on creating lasting benefits in the communities where we operate,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO, Teck. “These rankings are the direct result of the hard work of our people, whose dedication to doing the right thing for the environment, communities and future generations is at the heart of everything we do.”
The Corporate Knights Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada ranking examines a range of environmental and social indicators including companies’ carbon, water, waste and energy use, pension fund quality and tax dollar generation. For more information about the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada and the full rankings, visit http://www.corporateknights.com/reports/2015-best-50.
The Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada is a report compiled by Sustainalytics and featured in Maclean’s magazine and L’actualite magazine. Companies were selected on the basis of their performance across key environmental and social indicators within their industries.
This is the third consecutive year Teck has been named to these two separate sustainability rankings. Earlier this year Corporate Knights also named Teck to the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations for the third straight year.
Teck’s environmental and social performance is guided by a company-wide sustainability strategy that includes short and long-term goals designed to enhance the company’s sustainability performance. Teck reports annually on its environmental and social performance through the company’s Sustainability Report available at www.tecksustainability.com.
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK.
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