sustainability

Awards and recognition help us gauge our progress on issues related to safety, the environment, community relationships, community investment and other areas of our business. The following are some of the more recent recognitions Newmont has received in our efforts to create sustainable value and opportunity for all our stakeholders.

2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index – World EXPAND [ + ]

In 2014, Newmont was named to the DJSI World Index for the eighth consecutive year. DJSI World tracks the performance of 2,500 leading companies worldwide, independently evaluating their long-term economic, environmental and social performance. The top 10 percent of performers are selected from among 59 industry groups.

2013 United States National Mine Safety Competition EXPAND [ + ]

Each year, Newmont’s mine rescue teams from our Nevada operations compete in the National Mine Safety Competition. In 2013, Newmont’s Carlin mine rescue team won the national title and our Midas underground team was a finalist.

2012 Hardrock Mineral Community Outreach and Economic Security Award EXPAND [ + ]

Newmont’s Nevada operations were recognized in 2012 by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for exemplary outreach and investment in local communities. We were selected, in part, for our generous community investment and sustainability programs, which provide ongoing support to dozens of non-profit organizations across northern Nevada.

2012 Aditama Award EXPAND [ + ]

For the third time, the Republic of Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources awarded our Indonesian joint venture, PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara (PTNNT), the Gold Aditama Award, along with the gold trophy (best of the best) for PTNNT’s environmental management efforts. The awards follow an assessment of a number of PTNNT’s programs including reclamation, revegetation, monitoring and sedimentation management.

2012 Peru Awards EXPAND [ + ]

In 2012, Yanacocha, our joint venture in Peru, was recognized for social and environmental management, receiving the Corporate Social Responsibility Distinction at the Peru 2021 Awards. This award arises from a strategic alliance between Peru 2021 and the Mexican Center for Philanthropy, whose objective is promoting a culture of corporate social responsibility.

2012 Best Mining Company in Environmental Compliance EXPAND [ + ]

Majalah Tambang, one of the most influential and respected mining magazines in Indonesia, named PTNNT as “The Best Mining Company in Environmental Compliance” in 2012. This prestigious award recognizes PTNNT’s outstanding environmental management at our Batu Hijau mine. Nominees are evaluated by government officials, journalists and representatives from non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

2011–2012 PROPER Blue Rating for Environmental Performance EXPAND [ + ]

PTNNT received the PROPER (Company Performance Rating Assessment Program) Blue rating from the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Indonesia for the 2011–2012 period. The assessment includes management of water resources, air pollution control and prevention of mine area impacts.

2012 Nevada Excellence in Mine Reclamation EXPAND [ + ]

Our Twin Creeks operation received the Nevada Division of Minerals’ Excellence in Mine Reclamation Award. The award recognized the reclamation work completed on the former Pinon Tailings facility, which was one of the first in Nevada to achieve all closure and reclamation milestones.

2012 Zone II Mine Safety and First Aid Competition EXPAND [ + ]

Our Ahafo operation in Ghana won the Zone II Mine Safety and First Aid competition. The theme of the competition was “Safe Mining: Our Core Business” and was organized by the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Inspectorate Division of the Minerals Commission.

2012 Nevada Mining Association Safety Awards EXPAND [ + ]

The Nevada Mining Association honored six mine sites and 16 individual employees from Newmont’s Nevada operations for safety achievement. The awards were decided based on Mine Safety and Health Administration data.