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16 Jul 2018

Rio Tinto response

"Rio Tinto has long-recognised the importance of human rights. We respect and support human rights consistent with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, wherever we operate. We have our own Human rights policy and procedures and have made voluntary commitments to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the UN Global Compact and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights. Our human rights approach is consistent with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Where our standards and procedures are stricter than local laws, we seek to apply our own standards. We integrate human rights considerations in our business processes..."

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