Barrick listed once more in Dow Jones Sustainability Index Toronto Stock Trade:ABX
TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Barrick Gold Company (NYSE: GOLD) (TSX: ABX) has retained its itemizing within the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index’s (DJSI) World Index, rating within the 95th percentile of all mining firms assessed.
That is the 13th consecutive 12 months Barrick has been listed within the World Index, wherein 2,500 firms are evaluated towards governance, social efficiency, environmental administration and financial contribution elements to establish the highest 10 p.c or “best in class” performers in each business. The DJSI is the longest-running international sustainability benchmark worldwide and has grow to be the important thing reference level in sustainability funding.
Barrick scored full marks (100th percentile) within the classes of environmental reporting, water-related dangers, social reporting and human rights, and improved its scores in coverage affect, operational eco-efficiency, biodiversity and occupational well being and security.
President and chief govt officer Mark Bristow stated he was happy by this goal, unbiased evaluation of the sturdy emphasis Barrick positioned on sustainability points in addition to the robustness of its strategy. “At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that our ability to operate successfully is acutely dependent on delivering long-term value to all our stakeholders and proactively managing our impacts on the wider environment,” he stated.
Bristow added that regardless of the constructive recognition by the DJSI, Barrick was removed from complacent about its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials and that it remained a excessive precedence for the group to reinforce its sustainability efforts and to remain on the forefront of ESG within the business.
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