CSR Awards

SR Awards

This CSR Awards list includes a number of CSR awards presented to companies for their efforts to incorporate socially and environmentally responsible practices into their businesses. 

The following CSR awards are presented at the provincial, national, or international level. Some are specific to the mining sector while others have a more general scope and have been awarded to mining companies in past years.

CSR Award

Award Type

Award Level

Business Ethics Annual Awards General International
California Sustainability Alliance Sustainability Showcase Awards General California
Canadian Business for Social Responsibility Report  General Canada
Ceres-ACCA Sustainability Reporting Awards General Canada
CIM Syncrude Award for Excellence in Sustainable Development Mining Canada
CME Canadian Awards for International Cooperation General Canada / International
Edison Green Awards  General USA
Ethical Corporation Awards General UK
Global Reporting Initiative Readers' Choice Awards General International
GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence General Canada
Green Awards for Creativity in Sustainability General UK
Imagine Canada Canadian Business and Community Partnership Awards General Canada
Mining Association of Canada Sustainability Award Mining Canada
National Capital Business Ethics Awards General USA
NedBank Capital Green Mining Award  Mining South Africa / International
PR News' CSR Awards General International
The Globe and Mail Report on Business Canadian CSR Ranking General Canada
World Bank Development Marketplace Award Development International


CSR-Related Awards by Mining Company

The following table lists major Canadian mining companies and some of the CSR-related awards they have received in recent years that have been publicized on their corporate websites.

Company

Award

Award URL

Year

Alcan (now Rio Tinto Alcan)

Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI)

Sustainability-index.com

2007

 

The Globe and Mail Report on Business Top-ranked company for CSR

TheGlobeAndMail.com

2007

 

One of Fortune Magazine's Most Admired Companies

Money.CNN.com 

2007

 

Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

WEC.org

2007

 

Quebec Corporate Citizen Award by Korn/Ferry

International and l'Actualite magazine

KornFerry.com

 

L'Actualité.com

2007


Climate Disclosure Leadership Index

CDProject.net

2007

 

Ceres Investor Coalition Report

Ceres.org

2006

 

Northern Territory Winner of Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Community Business Partnerships

FaHCSIA.gov.au

2006

 

Honourable Mention for Sustainability Reporting from Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants

CICA.ca

2006

 

Award of Excellence from Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants

CICA.ca

2005


Corporate Leadership Award from the Deafness Research Foundation

DRF.org

2005


GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence under the Corporate Competitiveness Category

TheGlobeAwards.ca

2005

 

Pacific Sustainability Index

Roberts.CMC.edu

2005


Corporate Knights: 3rd of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens

CorporateKnights.ca

2004


Corporate Knights: Best International Corporate Citizen

CorporateKnights.ca

2004


Innovative Environmental Program Award from the International Associations of Plastics Distributors

IAPD.org 

2004

 

Innovest Strategic Value Advisors' highest rating of AAA for sustainability leadership

Global100.org

2001

 

FTSE4GOOD INDEX Series

FTSE.com

2001

 


AngloGold

 

 


Dow Jones Sustainability Index ranked 1st; awards: "Sustainability Leader"

 


 


Sustainability-Index.ca

 

 


2001

 


Barrick

BLM Hardrock Mineral Community Outreach and Economic Security Award

BLM.gov 

2007


General Electric "Our Return on Environment" award

GE.com

2007


Presidential Environment Award, Tanzania


2007


Canadian Awards for International Cooperation: Award for Excellence for Corporate Social and Ethical Responsibility

CME-MEC.ca

2006


Community Award and Peoples' Choice Award: NSW Mineral Council

NSWMin.com.au 

2006


Finalist in Department of Minerals and Energy Golden Gecko Award

DMP.wa.gov.au

2006


BHP-Billiton

Western Australia Golden Gecko Award

DMP.wa.gov.au

2006


Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Environmental Award

APPEA.com.au


2006


American Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year Award

RedCross.org

2006


Cameco

Aboriginal Business Award from ABEX (Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Achievement for Business Excellence Award)


Other ABEX award categories include Environment and Community Involvement


SaskChamber.com

2008

De Beers

WWF-Lonmin award for environmental conservation awarded to Nicky and Strilli Oppenheimer

Panda.org

2007


Global Business Coalition Business Excellence Award

GBCImpact.org

2004


Goldenstar Resources

Nedbank Capital Green Mining Award

Nedbank.co.za

2008

Iron Ore Company of Canada

CIM/Syncrude Award for Sustainable Development

CIM.org

2009


US Department of Environment and Conservation's Great blue heron award

FWS.gov

2004


Newmont

US Department of Land Management's Hardrock Mineral Community Outreach and Economic Security Award

BLM.gov

2009


Upakarti Aditama National Award for Waste Dump Management Performance from the Indonesian Department of Energy and Mineral Resources

ESDM.go.id

2008


Ecomagination Leadership Award from GE

GE.com

2008


Universidad Peruana de Ciendias Aplicadas Community Development Award


UPC.edu.pe

2007


Sherritt Gordon

Alberta Chamber of Resources Major Reclamation Award

ACR-Alberta.com

2009

Teck

Phillips Lighting Environmental Awareness and Knowledge Award

Lighting.Phillips.com

2008


Mining Association of BC Sustainability Award

Mining.bc.ca

2007


Ontario Conservation Bureau Certificate of Recognition


2007



Alberta Chamber of Resources Major Reclamation Award

ACR-Alberta.com

2006


National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy of Peru Sustainable Development Prize

SNMPE.org.pe

2006


Kamloops and District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award

KamloopsChamber.bc.ca

2006


National Summit of Mining Communities Award

MiningSummit.com

2006


National Mine and Oil Society, Peru

Annual Award for Conservation Initiatives


2006


BC Technical & Research Committee on Reclamation BC Mine Reclamation Award (Jake MacDonald Trophy)


2006


Ethics in Action Individual Impact Award


2004


Northwest Mining Association Platinum Award for Corporate Excellence

NWMA.org

2004


Vale

Gold Upakarti Aditama Award from the Directorate General of Mineral, Coal and Geothermal of the Indonesian Department of Energy and Mineral Resources

ESDM.go.id

2006


Investor Relations Magazine's Canada Awards, Canadian Investor Relations Institute Grand Prix for Best Overall Investor Relations and Best Investor Relations Officer - Sandra Scott

TheCrossBorderGroup.com

2003


Leadership Award for the Mining Sector from the independent government technical panel of Canada's Climate Change Voluntary Challenge & Registry Inc. (VCR) for GHG reduction initiatives. For the fourth consecutive year, our Canadian operations also earned the highest Gold Level status from VCR Inc.


VCR no longer exists.


GHGRegistries,ca


2003


2000, the Clydach Refinery received an environment award: Best in Class for medium-sized companies in Wales


2000


Gold Champion participant in the Voluntary Challenge and Registry Inc. (VCR) program


Mining sector VCR Leadership Award

CSA's GHG Registries Website

2000


Xstrata

Hunter-Central Rivers Coal Industry Environmental Award (Mt. Owen)



2005


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