|By Marketwired .||
|January 22, 2014 02:30 AM EST||
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/22/14 -- Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) ("Teck") was recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations for 2014 by media and investment research company Corporate Knights. Teck was the only mining company named to this year's Global 100 list. This is the second straight year Teck has been included on the list.
"This ranking recognizes the dedicated work of our employees, whose commitment to responsible resource development has made Teck a global leader in sustainability," said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. "At Teck, we are focused on ensuring people around the world can enjoy a better quality of life because of mining and the products it helps create. We remain committed to continually improving our sustainability performance and this recognition confirms we are moving in the right direction."
Launched in 2005, the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations has been recognized as the world's most credible corporate sustainability ranking in a GlobeScan/SustainAbility survey. The top 100 companies are selected from all publicly traded companies with a market capitalization over USD$2 billion. Companies were evaluated based on a range of sector-specific sustainability metrics, such as water, energy and carbon productivity, and safety performance. For more information about the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations and the full rankings, visit: www.global100.org.
Teck has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the last four years, which ranks Teck's sustainability practices in the top 10 per cent of the world's 2,500 largest public companies. In 2013, Teck was named one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights and one of the top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations by Sustainalytics.
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. More information about Teck can be found at www.teck.com.