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Newmont Ranked Mining Industry Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Third Consecutive Year

DENVER -Saturday, September 9th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For an unprecedented third year in a row,
Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) was ranked by the Dow
Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) as the mining industry’s
overall leader in sustainability. Newmont’s inclusion on the index also
marked the 11th consecutive year the company has been selected
for the DJSI World. This year, 942 companies participated in
RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), which
evaluates and ranks the highest-scoring companies on the DJSI – one
of the most rigorous and highly regarded sustainability indices in the
world. Newmont was the first gold company named to the index in
2007, and has been included on the DJSI North America Index every
year since 2006.
“This recognition reflects our team’s deep commitment to
sustainability and continuous improvement, which translates into safe
working conditions and good jobs for employees; sustainable
economic development for our host communities; responsible
environmental management; and strong returns and growth
prospects for our stakeholders,” said Gary Goldberg, President and
Chief Executive Officer.
In addition to being ranked the overall industry leader in the metals
and mining sector, Newmont received the highest score (100th
percentile) in a number of areas including Impact Measurement and
Valuation; Policy Influence; Biodiversity; Environmental Policy and
Management Systems; Water-related Risks; Asset Closure
Management; Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy; and Labor
Practice Indicators. Newmont also achieved the metals and mining
industry’s best overall scores in the economic, environmental and
social dimensions.
RobecoSAM evaluates more than 600 data points in its annual
Environmental, Social and Governance analysis of more than 3,900
listed companies worldwide. RobecoSAM assesses companies based
on a variety of criteria, including transparency, corporate
governance, risk and crisis management, environmental
management and performance, climate strategy, water risks,
stakeholder engagement, local community development, labor
practices, human rights and safety.
More information on Newmont's safety, economic, environmental
and social performance can be found in the company's annual
sustainability report, Beyond the Mine. The report is published as part
of Newmont’s ongoing obligations as a founding member of the
International Council on Mining and Metals and in accordance with
the company’s commitments under the United Nations' Global
Compact and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human
Rights.
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About Newmont
Newmont is a leading gold and copper producer. The Company’s
operations are primarily in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru
and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P
500 Index and was named the mining industry leader by the Dow
Jones Sustainability World Index in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The
Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by its
leading technical, environmental, social and safety performance.
Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since
1925.
Contacts
Newmont Mining Corporation
Media Contact
Omar Jabara, 303-837-5114
omar.jabara@newmont.com
or
Investor Contact
Meredith Bandy, 303-837-5143
meredith.bandy@newmont.com

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