Newmont Ranked Mining Industry Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Newmont’s performance among the top 10 percent of the world’s largest companies
“We’re honored that our economic, environmental and social performance
was recognized as the best in the mining sector by the Dow Jones
Sustainability World Index. This performance reflects the heartfelt
commitment to sustainability shared by each of our employees,” said
In addition to being ranked the overall industry leader in the mining sector, Newmont received the highest score in a number of areas including climate strategy; environmental policy/management systems; corporate citizenship and philanthropy; and labor practices and human rights.
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 each industry group. DJSI evaluates companies based on a variety of criteria, including transparency, corporate governance, risk and crisis management, environmental management and performance, climate strategy, water risks, stakeholder engagement, local community development, labor practices, human rights and safety.
More information on Newmont's safety, economic, environmental and social
performance can be found in the company's annual sustainability report, Beyond
the Mine. The report is published as part of Newmont’s ongoing
obligations as a founding member of the
Newmont is a leading gold and copper producer. The Company employs
approximately 27,000 employees and contractors, with the majority
working at managed operations in