Newmont Recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project for Third Consecutive Year

Newmont Recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project for Third Consecutive Year 
DENVER, Oct. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) announced 
that it was recognized for transparent climate change disclosure practices by 
the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) Leadership Index for the third 
consecutive year. 
The Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) is a key component of CDP's 
annual S&P 500 report and highlights the companies within the S&P 500 Index 
that demonstrate a strong approach to information disclosure regarding their 
Newmont scored 92 out of a possible 100 on the CDLI, improving four points 
over its 2011 score of 88. Companies are evaluated based on measurement of 
carbon emissions, comprehensiveness of information provided on climate-related 
actions, depth of information given on issues surrounding climate change and 
external verification of data. Newmont's carbon disclosure data is available 
in its annual sustainability report, Beyond the Mine. 
"We're pleased to once again be recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project's 
Leadership Index for transparency in reporting our greenhouse gas emissions," 
said Richard O'Brien, Newmont's Chief Executive Officer. "This recognition 
highlights the commitment of our employees around the world to industry 
leading environmental stewardship." 
The index, compiled by PwC on behalf of CDP, provides an evaluation tool for 
institutional investors and other stakeholders. The 2012 CDLI comprises 53 
companies from the S&P 500 and is based on an analysis of their responses to 
CDP's questionnaire, which focuses on greenhouse gas emissions, emissions 
reduction targets and the risks and opportunities associated with climate 
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About Newmont  Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont 
( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. 
Headquartered in Colorado, the Company has more than 43,000 employees and 
contractors, with the majority working at core operations in the United 
States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, New Zealand and Ghana. Newmont is the only 
gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold 
company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. 
Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in 
environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating 
value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders. 
About CDP The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an international, 
not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and 
cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. 
CDP harnesses the power of market forces, including 655 institutional 
investors with assets of US$78 trillion, to collect information from companies 
on their greenhouse gas emissions and assessment of climate change and water 
risk and opportunity.  CDP now holds the largest collection globally of 
primary climate change and water data and puts these insights at the heart of 
strategic business, investment and policy decisions.  Please visit to find out more. 
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