Goldcorp has once again been named to the semi-annual re-ranking of the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index for the second consecutive time. The original ranking was announced on November 24, 2014. This listing ranks Goldcorp as one of the top 100 companies in the world for its sustainability reporting and performance. Goldcorp was recognized for taking a leadership role in disclosing its carbon footprint, energy usage, water consumption, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, employee safety, workforce diversity, management composition and community investing.
"We are proud to once again be recognized as a global leader for our sustainable business practices," said Chuck Jeannes, Goldcorp's President and CEO. "This ranking is a testament to Goldcorp's commitment to responsible mining and to creating sustainable value for all of our stakeholders. We appreciate being formally recognized by outside organizations because it gives us external feedback that our programs are fulfilling the goals we have set for our operations world-wide and that our strategy is aligned with the concerns of our stakeholders.”
“We have taken important steps to improve transparency in our reporting as well as linking our operational performance to our strategic vision and goals, and it is gratifying to see those efforts recognized,” said Brent Bergeron, Goldcorp’s Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability.
The NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index is an equally-weighted equity index that serves as a benchmark for stocks of companies that are taking a leadership role in sustainability performance reporting and are traded on a major U.S. stock exchange. The Index is evaluated on a semi-annual basis in May and November. For more information about the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index, including detailed eligibility criteria, visit https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com.
More information on Goldcorp's social, environmental and economic performance can be found in the company's annual sustainability report. The report is published as part of the company's ongoing obligations as member of the International Council on Mining and Metals and in accordance with its commitments under the United Nations' Global Compact and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights.