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.

Customer Focus

We provide customers with quality products and excellent service.


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


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


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


We act in an honest and ethical manner.


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

Our Strategy

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

  • Australian metallurgical and thermal coal platform to capture higher growth Asian markets

Operational Excellence

Drive safety, productivity, cost efficiency and reclamation performance.

Advance Coal Mining and Use

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

Financial Strength

Achieve and maintain target capital structure that enables sustainable performance through all market cycles and deploy disciplined capital allocation to maximize shareholder returns.


Employ the best people in the industry and align their talents to maximize their full potential.

Strategic Portfolio Management

Continually enhance the value of our portfolio; high-quality assets in the right markets.

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, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. Peabody 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.