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Participating in external awards programs can have a positive effect on both the Company and the individuals concerned. At Goldcorp, we do not view awards as an end in themselves; however, we appreciate being formally recognized by outside organizations because it gives us external feedback on our programs and the goals towards which we can work.
NASDAQ Global Sustainability Index
In May 2011, Goldcorp was recognized by NASDAQ as one of the Top 100 companies in the world for its sustainability practices as part of its NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index. The NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index is an equity-weighted index made up of 100 companies that lead in measuring and reporting their carbon footprint, energy usage, water consumption, hazardous and non-hazardous waste generation, workforce initiatives and community investing. Included companies must voluntarily disclose their current environmental, social and governance risks as well as their revenue opportunities and how future performance will be affected.
Tom Peters Memorial Mine Reclamation Award
In June 2011, Porcupine mine was presented with the Tom Peters Memorial Mine Reclamation Award for work on the Coniaurum property in Timmins. This award is sponsored by the Ontario Mining Association, the Canadian Land Reclamation Association as well as the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines with the financial support of Vale SA, and celebrates groundbreaking and innovative work in the promotion of mine reclamation.