DENVER – Newmont Mining Corp. was recognized as one of the world’s most admired companies in an in-depth global survey conducted by Fortune magazine, the company announced Jan. 25.

Newmont was ranked as the top mining company globally, posting strong scores in the areas of quality of management, social responsibility, long-term investment, people management and innovation. Fortune bases its ranking on the opinions of 3,900 executives, directors and securities analysts.

“This is a great honor, and one that speaks to the caliber of our team, and to our position as a good investment, a good place to work, and a good partner for our host governments and communities,” said Gary Goldberg, president and CEO. “Our commitment to long-term value creation drives a singular focus on doing things right – from managing our resources wisely and responsibly, to continuing to invest in next-generation talent and technology.”

In addition to being named one of Fortune’s most admired companies, Newmont was again confirmed as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series, with an Environmental, Social and Governance rating of 95 out of 100.

In December, Newmont was one of only two resource companies named in a ranking by the Drucker Institute of the top 250 best managed companies based on high scores in the areas of employee engagement and development and social responsibility.