Carmen Turner

Sustainability Leader, Teck Resources


Carmen is the Leader, Sustainability at Teck Resources. She leads emerging sustainability practices such as supply chain sustainability and responsible sourcing and culture and engagement to support the sustainability strategy at Teck. She brings expertise in sustainability reporting, stakeholder engagement, sustainability strategy development, organizational change and execution. Carmen ensures complex, material sustainability topics and trends are assessed, and associated risks and opportunities are managed.

While at Teck, Carmen has led the management of Teck's 14 GRI reports, implemented the ICMM Assurance Framework and process, supported the alignment of external commitments such as the ICMM Sustainable Development Principles and the UN Global Compact LEAD with company objectives, implemented the Mining Association of Canada's Towards Sustainable Mining program and guided the strategy which led Teck to make the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Recent work includes embedding sustainability into different business functions through employee engagement at all different levels as well as integrating sustainability into supply chain management practices.

Carmen's background in sustainability science enabled her to support the cross-company development of Teck's sustainability strategy where long term 20-year goals and short term 5-year goals and targets were set. She was selected by CR Magazine as one of the Corporate Responsibility 2014 Superstars and is a past recipient of Teck's CEO Award.