A Gateway Mine employee demonstrates the operation of a mine vehicle during an open house. Peabody's operations routinely conduct community tours, field days, educational programs and appreciation events.
Inspired by the 5-year-old son of a coworker, members of the Wilkie Creek Mine workforce in Australia organized a charity bicycle ride to raise money for Epilepsy Queensland.
Peabody recognized Arbor Day with a number of greening projects at its U.S. Operations, such as helping spruce up the community park in Coello, Ill.
Students at the Singleton Public School in New South Wales transform a concrete courtyard into 13 lush vegetable and flower gardens as part of an educational initiative funded by Peabody.
Peabody employees suppport the Minority Professionals Associations Collaborative, which works to increase the retention of minority professionals in the St. Louis region.
A community sponsorship from Peabody Energy Australia helps the CQ RESCUE helicopter service perform lifesaving work in Queensland communities.
More than 130 employees and family members contributed to Peabody’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure team in St. Louis, raising almost $12,000 toward research for a cure for breast cancer.
Surfers from Southern Mines Rescue and Peabody's Metropolitan Mine wrap up the longboard competition in the 2011 Southern Collieries Surf Classic, which has raised more than AU$160,000 over the past five years.
Peabody Energy helped make possible the rebirth of the Opera House at Henry Kiel Auditorium. The historic St. Louis performing arts and cultural center reopens in fall 2011 as the Peabody Opera House.
Employees from Peabody’s Midwest operations volunteer their time and energy each year in removing debris and trash from the banks of the Ohio River, in a partnership with Living Lands and Waters.
Southern Illinois teacher Tim Schnoeker receives the inaugural Peabody/Logos Leaders in Education 2010 Educator of the Year award from Peabody Chairman and CEO Greg Boyce and Missouri Gov. Jeremiah "Jay" Nixon.