Teck Named Industry Leader on 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Teck Resources Limited has been named to the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the 11th consecutive year and is the industry leader in the Metals and Mining industry on the DJSI.
The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index comprises global sustainability leaders as defined by SAM. The SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) is an annual evaluation of companies’ sustainability practices. Each year they assess over 7’300 companies around the world. The CSA focuses on criteria that are both industry-specific and financially material, and has been doing so since 1999. It represents the top 10% of the largest 2,500 companies in the S&P Global BMI based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria.
“Operating with social and environmental responsibility is foundational to our success and an important part of who we are as a company,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. “Our employees ensure that sustainability is at the heart of everything we do to provide the materials needed for the modern world and for the transition to a low-carbon economy.”
The DJSI ranking indicates that Teck’s sustainability practices are in the top 10 percent. Teck was the DJSI industry leader in the Metals and Mining industry, based on an in-depth analysis of economic, social and environmental performance. Teck scored the industry best score in Environmental, Social, and Governance & Economic categories.
S&P Dow Jones Indices utilizes SAM (part of S&P Global) to collect and assess sustainability performance data from large public companies, to compose the DJSI. The DJSI tracks the performance of global sustainability leaders, through an annual assessment of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies. Among other factors, it measures management practices surrounding economic, environmental and social criteria. Click here for more information on the DJSI.
Teck was also named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations and one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights in 2020. Sustainalytics ranks Teck first in its Diversified Metals and Mining category. Teck is also currently listed on the MSCI World ESG Leaders, FTSE4Good Index, Bloomberg Gender Equality Index and Jantzi Social Index.
Go to www.teck.com/responsibility to learn more about Teck’s commitment to responsible resource development.