Issued by Teck Resources Limited
Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) ("Teck”) today announced a target to reduce carbon intensity by 33% by 2030 as part of its new sustainability strategy and goals.
March 12, 2020 – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) ("Teck”) today announced a target to reduce carbon intensity by 33% by 2030 as part of its new sustainability strategy and goals. This builds on the Teck’s previously announced commitment to be carbon neutral across all its operations and activities by 2050.
“At Teck, we are always challenging ourselves to improve sustainability performance, so we can be sure we are providing the mining products needed for a cleaner future in the most responsible way possible,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. “We have set ambitious new goals for carbon reduction, water stewardship, health and safety, and other areas because we believe that a better world is made possible through better mining.”
Teck’s sustainability strategy has been updated with new long-term strategic priorities, supported by short-term milestone goals. Highlights include:
Biodiversity & Reclamation
Health & Safety
Communities & Indigenous Peoples
We will report progress against these and other goals as part of our annual reporting.
“We established our first sustainability strategy and goals a decade ago and are proud of our progress to date,” said Marcia Smith, Senior Vice President, Sustainability and External Affairs. “We know there is more work to do, and our updated strategy and new milestone goals provide us with a clear roadmap to advance our work to protect the environment, collaborate with communities and governments, and foster a workforce that is respectful, safe, inclusive and diverse.”
Teck also released the 2019 Sustainability Report today, detailing our sustainability performance including:
In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the 10th consecutive year and was the top-ranked mining company on both the World and North American Index for DJSI. Teck is also one of the top ranked mining companies by Sustainalytics and MSCI.
Teck was included in the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list by Corporate Knights and was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2019.
Teck’s 2019 Sustainability Report and Annual Report are available on the Teck website. Other reports available from Teck include its Economic Contribution Report and Portfolio Resilience in the Face of Climate Change Report, available on our Disclosure Portal.
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. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK. Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.
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