Vancouver, British Columbia, March 8, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) and Builders Code today from Teck to Pledge For An Announced that it was signed. Acceptable Worksite, the industry-leading standard for builder code, supports a more respectful and comprehensive workplace in the British Columbia workplace. Announced on International Women’s Day, Teck was the first mining company to sign a pledge.
Red Conger, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Tech, said: “Signing an acceptable workplace pledge for International Women’s Day is another way to take action to further enhance the diversity of Teck as a whole and to strengthen its commitment to the value of inclusion and respect. . “
By signing the pledge, Teck will join more than 200 employers across British Columbia, demonstrating its commitment to the Builder Code, a government-industry collaboration through the Construction Workforce Equity Project. The pledge is an acceptable workplace that supports the overall goals of safety, productivity, quality and innovation through several key practices such as recruitment and recruitment, retention, culture, education, awareness raising and community. Includes recruitment. See builderscode.ca for more information.
“We welcome Teck to the Builders Code community,” said Chris Atchison, chairman of the BC Construction Association, which manages the Builders Code. “Psychological safety efforts of all workers are important in every workplace, from high-rise towers to mines and everything in between. Partners like Teck are in the traditional men’s industry. It has helped lead the diversification and hopes that other mining companies will join them. “
Teck is a responsible mining leader, committed to supporting a fair, diverse and inclusive workplace. Teck has been named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index for the fifth consecutive year. Teck has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp Canada’s Top Employers program for the past five years and has been on the Forbes World Best Employers List and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for the second consecutive year.
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About the builder code
Builders Code is an initiative of the Construction Workforce Equity Project. Jointly funded by the Ministry of Higher Education and Skills Training, financial contributions from the BC Construction Association, WorkSafe BC, Industrial Training Bureau, LNG Canada, BCCA Employee Benefit Trust, and BC Construction Safety Alliance Builder Code, and four regions of BC. Supported by the Construction Association and the Minerva Foundation of BC. For more information on builder code, see http: //builderscode.ca.
As one of Canada’s leading mining companies, Teck is committed to responsible mining and mineral development by investing in major business units focused on copper, zinc and coal for steelmaking, as well as energy assets. .. The transition to a low-carbon society requires copper, zinc and high-quality steelmaking coal. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Teck’s stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the TECK.A and TECK.B symbols and on the New York Stock Exchange under the TECK symbol. For more information on Teck, please visit or follow www.teck.com. @TeckResources..
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