- Developing Resources Responsibly
- Newmont Leads in “Most Admired Companies,” Climate Governance and Gender Equality
February 19, 2020
Newmont, the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead, was recently recognized by three different organizations for strong management performance and social responsibility, coordinated action on climate related issues, and advancing women in the workplace.
“Continuing to thrive in our next 100 years will require strong and transparent corporate governance, responsible environmental stewardship, and a diverse and inclusive workplace that allows us to attract and retain top talent,” said Tom Palmer, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Aligning our business strategy with the interests of our shareholders and stakeholders through leading ESG practices is key to creating sustainable, long-term value in the years and decades ahead.”
Most Admired: Newmont was recognized as the top mining company on FORTUNE’s 2020 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies based on an in-depth global survey conducted by the magazine. Newmont posted strong scores across a number of dimensions, including quality of management, social responsibility, long-term investment, people management and innovation.
Climate: For 2019, Newmont earned a ‘B’ in CDP’s (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) Climate Change assessment, reflecting the Company’s coordinated action on climate issues. Newmont was recognized for strong climate governance and financial planning in response to climate related impacts. With more than 8,400 companies evaluated through CDP, Newmont ranked above average for all responders in the metallic minerals mining sector and all business sectors in North America and globally.
Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index: For the second consecutive year, Newmont was included in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the company’s efforts to advance qualified women in the workplace. Newmont is one of 325 companies, spanning 50 industries globally, to be included in this year’s GEI.