Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont Goldcorp is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado. It has 19,000 employees and 18,000 contractors working in Australia, Canada, Ghana, Peru, Suriname, Mexico, Argentina, the Dominican Republic and the United States. It is an industry leader in value creation and is listed in the S&P 500 index. Its purpose – to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining – is guided by: safety, integrity, sustainability, inclusion and responsibility. The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index named it a mining industry leader in overall sustainability in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.