Newmont Becomes Signatory to WEF's Compact for Responsive and Responsible Leadership
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“Newmont aligns its business goals with the long-term interests of its
investors, employees and communities,” said
Recently, Newmont was recognized for leading sustainability performance – and as the most improved company in the mining sector – in the 2017 Sustainability Yearbook. The Yearbook is published by RobecoSAM, a sustainability investment firm that manages one of the most comprehensive databases of financially material sustainability information in the world. This database is also used to develop the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), which ranked Newmont as the mining industry leader in both 2016 and 2015.
Newmont was the first gold company named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2007. In addition to being named the mining sector’s top performer overall in 2016 for the second year running, Newmont also received the industry’s top scores for health and safety, climate strategy, water management, corporate citizenship, risk and crisis management, asset closure management and environmental management systems.
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’s operations
are primarily in