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The Surprisingly
Sustainable Case for Coal

So Far This Year



Used Globally to Power our Modern Lives

With coal so often miscast as a Hollywood villain, Peabody believes the story of global energy is not one of good versus evil. We believe in the Surprisingly Sustainable Case for Coal. It is a tale of the pursuit of two “goods” — affordable, reliable energy and reduced emissions.

Explore the Fundamental Facts of the Surprisingly Sustainable Case for Coal


A world that will use coal for many more decades needs sustainable coal companies that are financially responsible, insist on sustainable mining and encourage use of advanced technologies.

Peabody is a leading coal producer, serving customers in more than 25 countries on six continents.  We provide essential products to fuel baseload electricity for emerging and developed countries and create the steel needed to build foundational infrastructure. Our commitment to sustainability underpins our activities today and helps to shape our strategy for the future.