VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan 23, 2013) - 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 2013 by media and investment research company Corporate Knights. Teck was the top ranked Canadian company on the Global 100 list.
"Our people live and work in the communities where we operate and they care deeply about doing the right thing for future generations," said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. "This ranking recognizes the progress we''ve made, but we know there is more work to be done. Teck remains committed to responsible resource development and to considering people, communities and the environment, now and in the future, in every decision we make."
Launched in 2005, the ranking of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations was recently 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.corporateknights.com/global100.
Teck has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the last three years, which ranks Teck''s sustainability practices in the top 10 per cent of companies in the resource sector worldwide. For more information on Teck''s approach to sustainability, visit: www.tecksustainability.com.
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.