Corporate Awards and Recognition
Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices
In 2014, Newmont was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the eighth consecutive year and received silver class distinction in the metals and mining sector. 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 59 industry groups.
Corporate Salute Award from Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce
Newmont was one of only six publicly traded companies in Colorado honored by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce for having at least three women on their boards (women comprise 33 percent of Newmont’s Board of Directors).
Site Awards and Recognition
Overall winner of 2014 Surface and Underground Mine Emergency Response Competitions
Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM) took top honors at both the Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) of Western Australia’s Surface Mine Emergency Response Competition in May and the Underground Mine Emergency Response Competition in October. The competitions tested teams’ emergency response skills in simulated, but realistic, situations.
Overall winner of 2014 Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC)
The Boddington mine rescue team was named the overall winner of Western Australia’s 2014 Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC). Competitors from nine teams competed in simulation drills on fire, first aid, hazmat, road crash, confined space, vertical rescue and emergency response team readiness.
First place in New Zealand Mine Rescue Competition
The team at Newmont’s Waihi operation took first place in the inaugural New Zealand Mine Rescue Competition sponsored by WorkSafe New Zealand.
Finalist in 2014 Safety and Health Innovation Awards
Newmont’s Vital Behaviors program – the program led by peer leaders to help co-workers speak up and identify the vital behaviors that encourage more safe decisions and actions – was named a finalist for CME of Western Australia’s Safety and Health Innovation Awards.
Winner of inaugural “CSR in Africa” Award
The Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation (NADeF) won the top award for best social impact investment vehicle in Africa at the inaugural EU-Africa Chamber of Commerce (EUACC) “CSR in Africa” award ceremony. The EUACC showcases CSR best practices as a tool of performance and competitiveness.
National winner of 2014 Mine Safety and First Aid Competition
The Ahafo mine was named the overall best mine for occupational health and safety at Ghana’s National Mines First Aid and Safety Competition.
First place in 2014 MINCOM Inter-Mine Competition
The Akyem mine took first place in the 2014 MINCOM (Minerals Commission) Inter-Mine Competition and received the Ghana National Minerals Commission and Chamber of Mines Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) award for 2014.
PROPER Blue rating for Environmental Performance
PTNNT – the operator of the Batu Hijau mine in Indonesia – received the PROPER Blue rating from the Indonesian Ministry of Environment's Company Rating Assessment Program for the 2013/2014 period. The assessment covers water and air pollution control, waste management (including toxic and hazardous wastes), and control and prevention of mine area damage.
2014 Reclamation Award Winner
Our Twin Creeks mine in Nevada won the 2014 Interstate Mining Compact Commission’s (IMCC) 2014 Reclamation Award in the non-coal category for its reclamation work at the Piñon Tailings Facility. The facility – which covers 150 acres – was the first in Nevada to meet all closure and reclamation milestones.
United States National Mine Rescue Competition
Our eight-person Carlin Mine Rescue Team from Nevada won the first aid competition at the 2014 National Mine Rescue Competition. The Carlin team also placed among the top 10 in the field competition and overall results.
Nevada operations and individuals honored for safety achievements
The Nevada Mining Association honored two current mine sites and nine individuals from Newmont’s Nevada operations for safety achievement. The awards recognize efforts to send every worker home safe and healthy after every shift. The operator awards are based on safety rate data, and the individuals are judged on their personal safety record and for championing safety in the workplace.
Peru 2021 Awards
At the 11th annual Peru 2021 Awards, Yanacocha’s community foundation, Asociación Los Andes de Cajamarca, was named winner of the Community category for its Propapa Cajamarca program, which helps native potato farmers increase crop production through training on modern farming methods, infrastructure improvements and distribution programs.
2014 Sustainable Development Award
The National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy (SNMPE) in Peru awarded Yanacocha with the 2014 Sustainable Development Award in the Environmental Management Practices category. The award-winning project – which was funded through the Asociación Los Andes de Cajamarca (ALAC) and implemented by the Foundation for Agrarian Development (FDA) – involved the forestation of nearly 2,000 hectares in Celendín and the generation of job and training opportunities.