VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Sept. 10, 2015) – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) (“Teck”) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the sixth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 percent of the 2,500 largest companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI).
“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. “That is why we continue to integrate social, economic and environmental performance into every decision we make, even during current challenging market conditions.”
Teck was named to the World Index based on an in-depth analysis of economic, social and environmental performance. Teck received the highest possible score in areas including biodiversity and asset closure management, and scored the highest in the industry in talent attraction and retention and operational eco-efficiency.
Dow Jones contracts RobecoSAM, an investment specialist focused on sustainability investing, to compile 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. For more information on the DJSI, go to http://www.sustainability-indexes.com/.
Earlier in 2015, Teck was ranked as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by media and investment research firm Corporate Knights for the third consecutive year and was the top-ranked mining company worldwide and the second-ranked Canadian company on the list. For the third straight year, Teck was also named one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knights and one of the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada by global responsible investment research firm Sustainalytics based on a range of measures including key social and environmental indicators.
Go to www.tecksustainability.com to learn more about Teck’s commitment to sustainability.
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. Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.
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