VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – June 8, 2016) – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) (“Teck”) has been recognized as one of the top companies in Canada for corporate citizenship by media and investment research company Corporate Knights, marking the fourth consecutive year Teck has been named to the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada ranking.
“Our employees live and work in communities across Canada and they are committed to giving back and working to help make those communities stronger,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO, Teck. “As a company, we are focused on responsible, sustainable resource development that makes a lasting contribution in the areas where we operate, while also providing the metals and minerals needed to improve people’s quality of life.”
The Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada ranking transparently measures a diverse range of Canadian enterprises on 12 sustainability metrics, including carbon productivity, gender leadership diversity, health and safety performance and pension fund quality. For more information about the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada and the full rankings, visit http://www.corporateknights.com/reports/2016-best-50/.
Teck’s approach to responsible resource development is guided by a sustainability strategy which sets out a vision and short- and long-term goals in six areas of focus: Community, Our People, Water, Energy and Climate Change, Air, and Biodiversity. In 2015, Teck marked five years since the development of its strategy and the completion target date for its first set of short-term goals. Teck reports annually on its environmental and social performance through the company’s Sustainability Report available at http://www.teck.com/responsibility/.
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.