Awards and Recognition

Peabody is widely recognized for corporate and social responsibility.  In the past five years, the company has earned more than 150 awards for corporate and financial leadership, safety and environmental honors. 

Year 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006
Category Corporate | Safety | Environmental
 

Corporate

Region Award Description
U.S. Best Investor Relations Program From Basic Materials Sector by IR Magazine on the basis of analyst and investor perception study
Global Ninth among fastest-growing companies Ranked ninth among fastest-growing companies, Americas, as part of Platts Top 250 Energy Companies Ranking for 2011
Global Top Three Best CEOs Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Boyce named by Institutional Investor in metal and mining sector
Global First place honors in the Top Performing CFOs category Chief Financial Officer Mike Crews according to sell-side analysts from Institutional Investor
Global First place honors for Best Investor Relations Program As determined by buy-side analysts from Institutional Investor magazine
U.S. America’s Most Valuable CEOs Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce honored by Chief Executive magazine
U.S. Communitas Award For leadership in community service, recognizing Peabody’s involvement in the St. Louis community
U.S. Employer of the Year Honor from the AAIM Employers’ Association, one of the nation’s largest employers’ associations
Wyoming Workforce Partnership Award From the Wyoming Workforce Development Council for a vocational program partnership with Gillette College
U.S. U.S. Foreign Policy Association Corporate and Social Responsibility Award For commitment to corporate citizenship
Global Standout Company For shareholder relations and financial communications in the Basic Materials sector as recognized by IR Magazine
U.S. Communitas Award For the sector of Ethical and Environmental Responsibility, recognizing specific programs involving volunteerism, philanthropy or ethical, sustainable business practices
St. Louis Most Influential Business Women for 2011 and YWCA Distinguished Leader Vice President and Assistant General Counsel Mary Frontczak named by the St. Louis Business Journal and YWCA
U.S. InformationWeek Top 500 designation Honors U.S.-based companies for innovative business information technology strategies and practices

Safety

Region Award Description
Colorado Top Safety Innovation Award From the Colorado Mining Association and Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety
Colorado Lifetime Safety Award To Bob Johnson, Twentymile Mine, from the Colorado Mining Association and Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety
Colorado Career Safety Achievement Awards Honoring Kevin Copeland and Lance McLaughlin, Twentymile Mine, from the Colorado Mining Association and Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety
Colorado Excellence in Safety Awards A dozen Twentymile miners earned from the Colorado Mining Association and Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety
Wyoming Second Place Overall Performance Earned by the North Antelope Rochelle Mine rescue team at the 31st International Mine Rescue Competition in Gillette, Wyo.
Illinois First Place and Second Place First achieved by the Willow Lake Mine rescue team and second achieved by the Gateway Mine rescue team at the Robert Earl Jones Mine Rescue Contest in Southern Illinois
Alabama Second Place Finishes in the first aid and combined first aid/field contests achieved by the Twentymile Mine Rescue Team at the Alabama Coal Association 2011 Mine Rescue Contest
Illinois Best Injury Frequency Rate Award From the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Office of Mines and Minerals, recognizing the Gateway Mine as the state’s safest mid-sized operation
Illinois Best Injury Frequency Rate Award For support facilities from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Office of Mines and Minerals, recognizing the Gateway Mine Preparation Plant, which operated incident-free in 2010

Environmental

Region Award Description
Mongolia Best Eco Mine Award From the Mongolian Mining Journal honoring Peabody Energy’s Ereen restoration of the former coal mine site to healthy grasslands
Australia Environmental and Community Excellence Award Given by the New South Wales Minerals Council to the Metropolitan Mine for its innovative recycling of coal mine waste rock
Australia People’s Choice Award Given by the New South Wales Minerals Council to the Metropolitan Mine for its innovative recycling of coal mine waste rock given by the New South Wales Minerals Council to the Metropolitan Mine for its innovative recycling of coal mine waste rock
U.S. Director’s Award Given by the U.S. Department of the Interior for outstanding achievement in land and habitat restoration at the company’s former Big Sky Mine in Colstrip, Mont.
Wyoming Excellence in Surface Mining Honor awarded to the North Antelope Rochelle Mine for creating superior habitat and protection for multiple raptor species from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Mongolia “Distinguished Environmentalist” designation Given by Mongolia’s Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism to Vern Pfannenstiel, Peabody Energy’s Senior Manager of International Reclamation, for leadership to establish best scientific practices in land restoration to protect Mongolia's environment

 

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