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Mission, Values & Strategy

Our Mission

To create superior value for shareholders as the leading global supplier of coal, which enables economic prosperity and a better quality of life.

Our Values


We commit to safety and health as a way of life.


We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognize and develop employees.


We act in an honest and ethical manner.

Customer Focus

We provide customers with quality products and excellent service.


We are accountable for our own success. We operate cost-competitive mines by applying continuous improvement and technology-driven solutions.


We take responsibility for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow.


We have the courage to lead, and do so through inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution.


Our Strategy

  • A leading position in U.S. Powder River and Illinois basins 

  • Seaborne thermal and metallurgical coal platform to capture higher-growth Asian demand centers

Operational Excellence

Drive safety, productivity, cost efficiency and reclamation performance.

Focused Engagement

Support our license to operate and advocate favorable energy policy and advances in generation technology including HELE and CCUS.

Financial Strength

Maintain target capital structure that enables sustainable performance through all market cycles and maximize shareholder returns through disciplined capital allocation.

Best People

Attract and retain the best people, develop their full potential and align their talents to create competitive advantage.

Portfolio Management

Continually enhance the value of our portfolio emphasizing high-quality assets targeting the most attractive demand centers.

To mine effectively and safely, we collaborate and communicate every step of the way. It allows us to get to know our co-workers so well that we become like family.

Preston Britton

Roof Bolter, Gateway North Mine

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company and a member of the Fortune 500, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.