Newmont Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Sixth Straight Year
"Newmont is pleased to once again be recognized by the DJSI as one of the world's leaders in sustainability," said Richard O'Brien, Newmont's Chief Executive Officer. "This recognition acknowledges the hard work of our employees and contractors around the world who consistently strive to demonstrate leadership in safety, environmental stewardship and social responsibility."
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 57 different industry groups.
DJSI evaluates companies based on a variety of criteria, including transparency, corporate governance, risk and crisis management, environmental management and performance, stakeholder engagement, community development, energy management and climate change, biodiversity, human resources, and safety.
In April, Newmont was one of only two mining companies ranked in the top 50 of Corporate Responsibility magazine's annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.
More information on Newmont's environmental and social performance can be found in the company's annual sustainability report, Beyond the Mine. The report is published as part of the company's ongoing obligations as a founding member of the
Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (www.newmont.com) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in