Protecting Our Resources

Efficient use of resources, such as water and energy, and effective control of emissions, waste, and land use have positioned us as an industry leader in minimizing our environmental footprint.

Climate Protection
GOAL:
30%
Total CO2e intensity in Global Primary Products between 2005 and 2020
PROGRESS:
23.2%
through year-end 2012
Energy
GOAL:
10%
Energy intensity in Global Primary Products between 2005 and 2020
PROGRESS:
2.6%
through year-end 2012
Water
GOAL:
25%
Average freshwater-use intensity between 2005 and 2020
PROGRESS:
24%
through year-end 2012
Emissions
GOAL:
80%
In mercury emission intensity between 2005 and 2020
PROGRESS:
27%
through year-end 2012
Waste
GOAL:
75%
Of landfilled waste between 2005 and 2020
PROGRESS:
25%
through year-end 2012
Land Management
GOAL:
.75:1
Five-year ratio for mine disturbance to rehabilitation by 2020
PROGRESS:
Projected
.95:1
ratio in 2014
Material Use
Recycled metal is an important and growing source…
For our basic material.