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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


Continuing to reweight our investments toward greater seaborne thermal and seaborne metallurgical coal access to capture higher-growth Asian demand


Optimizing our lowest-cost and highest-margin U.S. thermal coal assets to maximize cash generation


Executing our financial approach of generating cash, maintaining financial strength, investing wisely and returning cash to shareholders


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

Technician, Gateway North Mine

Peabody is a leading coal producer, providing essential products for the production of affordable, reliable energy and steel. Our commitment to sustainability underpins everything we do and shapes our strategy for the future.