Toronto Stock Exchange: G New York Stock Exchange: GG
VANCOUVER, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) announced today that it will be added to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI North America), effective September 24, 2012. The DJSI evaluates leaders in corporate social responsibility using rigorous indicators in the areas of corporate, economic, environmental and social performance.
"Goldcorp's guiding principle is the creation of sustainable value for all stakeholders, and we are pleased that our commitment to corporate responsibility has been recognized by this important index," said Chuck Jeannes, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our fundamental belief is that our mines and projects should create lasting positive effects in the communities where we operate while creating value for our shareholders."
Goldcorp was named to the DJSI North America for the first time in in 2010. The Company is also a member of the Nasdaq OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index. To learn more about Goldcorp's commitment to sustainability, read Goldcorp's 2011 Sustainability Report at http://www.goldcorp.com.Goldcorp is one of the world's fastest growing senior gold producers. Its low-cost gold production is located in safe jurisdictions in the Americas and remains 100% unhedged. Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains "forward-looking statements", within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities legislation, concerning the business, operations and financial performance and condition of Goldcorp Inc. ("Goldcorp"). Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the future price of gold, silver, copper, lead and zinc, the estimation of mineral reserves and resources, the realization of mineral reserve estimates, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs of production, capital expenditures, costs and timing of the development of new deposits, success of exploration activities, permitting time lines, hedging practices, currency exchange rate fluctuations, requirements for additional capital, government regulation of mining operations, environmental risks, unanticipated reclamation expenses, timing and possible outcome of pending litigation, title disputes or claims and limitations on insurance coverage. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", "believes" or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved" or the negative connotation thereof.