Alcan (now Rio Tinto Alcan)

Headquarters in Canada

In November 2007, Rio Tinto acquired Alcan and renamed it Rio Tinto Alcan.

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25 July 2017
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9 October 2013

Revelations of Industrial Espionage Expose Underbelly of Canadian Support for Mining Companies [Brazil]

Author: MiningWatch Canada

News that the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) has been spying on Brazil’s Mines Ministry starts to expose the extent to which the Canadian government is willing to go in the corporate interest…Glenn Greenwald’s ongoing reporting…has...

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8 February 2012
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Author: Catherine Coumans, 

MiningWatch [Canadá]

El financiamiento que…CIDA…otorga a proyectos de responsabilidad social corporativa, en su mayoría ubicados en la zona de influencia de las minas, tiene por objeto ayudar a las empresas mineras canadienses a competir por el acceso a lucrativos...

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16 May 2011
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Author: Guinee21.com

Comment promouvoir la responsabilité sociale des entreprises minières guinéennes en les amenant à s’engager davantage dans le développement, la lutte contre la pauvreté au bénéfice des communautés qui les accueillent tout en leur assurant une...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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2 March 2009
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2 March 2009
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Author: Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)

...Il s’agit d’un rapport d’évaluation de sept pays ouest africains portant sur la gestion transparente, responsable, équitable et durable des ressources naturelles pour un développement efficace et efficient des pays situés dans la sous-région...Bien...

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4 September 2008

India Inc. stuck

Author: Suman Layak, Kushan Mitra & N. Madhavan, Business Today [India]

[Article describes protests and resistance against companies over land use in India, including Tata, Reliance, ArcelorMittal, POSCO, Industrial Development Corporation of Orissa (IDCO), Aditya Birla, Sterlite Industries (part of Vedanta). Includes...

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1 February 2008

Extractive firms should obtain free, prior & informed consent of affected indigenous groups, says Canada's Ethical Funds

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1 February 2008

[PDF] Winning the Social License to Operate : Resource Extraction with Free, Prior, and Informed Community Consent

Author: Sustainability Perspectives, by Ethical Funds [Canada]

In recent years, resource extraction companies have seen development projects evaporate as communities have found the capacity and the will to oppose and shut down operations... To secure project access and ensure that invested assets eventually see a...

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