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Teck Publishes Its 2015 Sustainability Report


Know more about Teck’s sustainable approach in its recent report.

Dailycsr.com – 30 April 2016 – Teck Resources Limited publishes its fifteenth “annual Sustainability Report” which informs about the performance of the company for the year of 2015, while it also enlists its progresses made for its short term as well as its long term “sustainability goals”.
The sustainability report of Teck for 2015, “GRI G4 Core”, touches upon its “economic, social and environmental topics” that the company enlisted as the “most important” ones in line to Teck’s “communities of interest and business” pursued in the year of 2015. Moreover, the report also provides a “complete review” of Teck’s sustainable performance and its approach towards the same.
However, the annual report of the company for the year of 2015, deals further the “financial and operational performance” aspects of Teck.
In order to develop the report Teck “engaged internal and external resources” who conducted a “materiality assessment” besides consulting with the interests of the communities and reviewing the “operating environment” for pointing out the “most material topics” faced by Teck’s business communities over the last year.
The sustainable performance report of Teck for the year of 2015 is broadly divided in three categories, whereby the highlights under each section are:
  1. Economic
  • $1.3 billion in wages and benefits
  • 27% of total procurement spend was with locally-based suppliers
  • $16.7 million in community investments in areas near our operations and globally
  1. Social
  • 25% reduction in High Potential Incidents (HPIs) and zero fatalities
  • 56% increase in the number of women in operational and technical roles since 2010
  • Seven new agreements reached with Indigenous Peoples in the areas where we operate
  1. Environmental
  • Tailings review boards established at 100% of our operations with major tailings facilities, as part of our comprehensive tailings management and safety program
  • Reduced annual greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 200,000 tonnes and energy consumption by 1,200 terajoules since 2011
  • Reused and recycled water an average of 4.5 times at our mining operations
Moreover, the Ethicalperformance informs:
“In 2015, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the sixth consecutive year, the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list by Corporate Knights for the fourth consecutive year, and the FTSE4Good Global Index for the first time”.