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
Global Global Energy Commodity Excellence Award From Platts Global Energy Awards for leading the global coal sector in performance and stewardship
Indiana Regional Corporation of the Year Indiana Minority Supplier Development Council for commitment to supplier diversity
Global Platts Top 250 Energy Companies Ranked No. 96 as part of Platts Top 250 Energy Companies
St. Louis 2012 Greater St. Louis Top 50 Award Peabody Energy was selected as a recipient by the St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association
Australia New South Wales Work Experience Prize for Environmental Engineering Graduate Environmental Engineer Huw Morgan honored by University of Newcastle
Australia Engineering–Mechanical Apprentice of the Year and Excellence in Trade Skills Honors Metropolitan Mine Apprentice Adam Tonegato honored at the 2012 Illawarra and South East Region Training Awards
U.S. Dr. N.G.W Cook Ph.D. Dissertation Award Director of Geotechnical Services Dr. Murali Gadde honored by the American Rock Mechanics Association
Global Michael C. Fina Rose Award for Outstanding Service Honoring Peabody’s global human resources team
Wyoming Real American Index Named by InvestorPlace.com for sizeable statewide employment and philanthropy efforts in Wyoming
U.S. Top 200 Company Listed by Better Investing in 2012
Global Materials & Resources Deal of the Year and the Corporate M&A Deal of the Year Honored in the $1 billion and above category at M&A Atlas Awards, recognizing Peabody’s acquisition of Macarthur Coal
Global Deal of the Year Award Honored in the energy and resources sector at the Australasian Law Awards for Peabody’s acquisition of Macarthur Coal
Global Best Investor Relations Program Honored in the Metals and Mining Sector by IR Magazine on the basis of analyst and investor perception study
Global Mine of the Year Award Mining Magazine honoring the North Antelope Rochelle Mine for operational excellence
New Mexico 2012 Business of the Year By the Grants Chamber of Commerce in New Mexico, recognizing Lee Ranch and El Segundo operations for job creation, corporate citizenship and community involvement
St. Louis 2012 Pros to Know Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management Carlton Adams named by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine
St. Louis Top 40 Under 40 Investor Relations Vice President Amy Schwetz named among the Top 40 Under 40 by the St. Louis Business Journal
U.S. Patriot Award Given from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves of the U.S. Defense Department to North Antelope Rochelle Mine Plant Supervisor Bruce McCullough recognizing his and Peabody’s support for employees who serve in the U.S. National Guard and Reserves

Safety

Region Award Description
Illinois Best Injury Frequency Rate Award From the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Office of Mines and Minerals, recognizing the Wildcat Hills Mine as the safest underground mine with less than 500,000 employee hours
Illinois Best Injury Frequency Rate Award From the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Office of Mines and Minerals, from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012
Illinois Best Injury Frequency Rate Award From the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Office of Mines and Minerals, recognizing the Gateway Mine Preparation Plant as the safest support division
Australia Third Place North Goonyella Mine Rescue Team earned at the E.K. Healy Cup competition
U.S. First and Second Places Rawhide Mine and the North Antelope Rochelle Mine earned at the 32nd Annual International Surface Mine Rescue Competition
Australia First Place North Wambo Underground Rescue Team earned at the Hunter Valley Mines Rescue Competition
Kentucky Second Place Gateway Mine employee Craig Hawkins earned at the Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance Mine Safety and Training Competition
Colorado 2012 Safety Award for Large Operator Surface Mine Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute awarded to the Rawhide Mine for outstanding safety performance during 2011
Wyoming Safest Small Mine Wyoming Mining Association honoring Rawhide Mine as safest in state
Indiana Second Place Peabody’s Indiana North Mine Rescue Team achieved at the Robert Earl Jones Mine Rescue Contest
Kentucky Second Place In the Mine Rescue, Benchman and Pre-Shift Contest awarded to Gateway Mine Rescue Team benchman Craig Hawkins at the Western Kentucky Mining Institute Annual Safety Days
Colorado Excellence in Safety Awards Three Twentymile miners earned from the Colorado Mining Association and Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety
Colorado Top Safety Innovation Award From the Colorado Mining Association and Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety

Environmental

Region Award Description
U.S. Wildlife Society’s 2012 Citizen Conservation Achievement Award Given to the Thunder Basin Grasslands Prairie Ecosystem Association, of which Peabody Energy is the sole energy-based charter member
U.S. Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Award For the North Antelope Rochelle Mine from the U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Award For the Cottage Grove Mine from the U.S. Department of the Interior
Colorado Environmental Stewardship Award From the Colorado Mining Association for recycling program at Twentymile Mine