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Report argues mining industry is profiting from COVID-19 while putting workers, communities & defenders at risk; including co responses

A report published by a coalition of civil society organisations (Earthworks, Institute for Policy Studies - Global Economy Program, London Mining Network, MiningWatch Canada, Terra Justa, War on Want, and Yes to Life No to Mining) analyses through a series of case studies key trends in the mining sector's response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

The report finds that:

  • Mining companies are ignoring the real threats of the pandemic and continuing to operate
  • Governments around the world are taking extraordinary measures to shut down legitimate protests and promote the mining sector
  • Mining companies are using the pandemic as an opportunity to hide themselves as public-minded actors despite poor human rights and environmental track record
  • Mining companies and governments are using the crisis to secure regulatory change that favours the industry at the expense of people and planet

The report was followed with a statement signed by over 300 organisations condemning the mining industry's behaviour during the pandemic.

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited companies mentioned in the report to respond.

This story includes responses from:

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OceanaGold عرض الرد
Pan American Silver عرض الرد
Torex Gold Resources عرض الرد
Yamana Gold عرض الرد
Teck Resources عرض الرد
Polyus Gold عرض الرد
Dalradian Gold عرض الرد
Barrick Gold عرض الرد
Hudbay Minerals عرض الرد
Alamos Gold عرض الرد
Imperial Oil عرض الرد
Newcrest Mining عرض الرد
Lundin Gold عرض الرد
Solaris Resources عرض الرد
Los Andes Copper

لا جواب


لا جواب

Enami (Empresa Nacional de Minería)

لا جواب

Minera Frisco

لا جواب

Anglo American عرض الرد
Industrias Penoles

لا جواب


لا جواب

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