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19 February 2006

Some are short, others long, but critics say FTSE 100 CSR reviews are nothing more than corporate spin [UK]

Author: Andy Favell, The Independent [UK]

...nearly a fifth of the UK's top public companies are still failing to deliver comprehensive reports detailing the economic, environmental and social impact of their business. [also refers to BHP Billiton, Reuters, Wolseley, Alliance UniChem,...

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22 March 2007

Chile: Locals near Antofagasta Minerals mine say new dam is cutting off & potentially poisoning water supplies - mine supporters deny claim

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22 March 2007
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Author: Pav Jordan, Reuters

La expansión de una las mayores minas de cobre de Chile ha provocado una disputa...debido a que pequeños agricultores se enfrentan a una empresa grande por el temor a que su agua sea envenenada. Antofagasta está construyendo un tranque de relave...El...

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26 March 2007

Water clash at Chile copper mine

Author: Jane Chambers, BBC

A dispute over water rights has hit one of Chile's largest copper mines, Los Pelambres [parte de Grupo Luksic]. Locals say the mine's new dam is cutting off and potentially poisoning valuable water supplies. Supporters of the mine dispute the claim...

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1 August 2007

UNCTAD 2007 World Investment Report focuses on extractive firms' impacts on development

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1 August 2007

[PDF] full report: "World Investment Report - Transnational Corporations, Extractive Industries and Development"

Author: UN Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)

The World Investment Report 2007 focuses on the role of transnational corporations in extractive industries... Transnational corporations can bring in the finance and management skills [poor] economies need... But as we know, the extraction of natural...

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1 March 2008

[PDF] Taking The Temperature

Author: Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment [UK]

In 2007, we initiated a project to assess how companies are managing their greenhouse gas emissions...In total, we assessed 125 companies, covering the FTSE100...and large cap European stocks…47 of the 125 companies have stabilised or reduced their...

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16 November 2008

Industry with image problems is now beginning to clean up its act

Author: Tim Webb, Observer [UK]

Until recently, the vast majority of ethical investors have shunned mining companies because of the damaging environmental, social and health and safety impact they have inflicted...Miners operating in developing countries in particular can come under...

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1 September 2010

Mine the Gap: Connecting Water Risks and Disclosure in the Mining Sector [PDF]

Author: Marta Miranda and Amanda Sauer, World Resource Institute [USA]

Water issues are becoming a considerable factor affecting growth and profitability of companies in many regions of the world. This paper outlines potential water-related risks facing the mining industry and highlights important gaps in water-related...

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26 October 2010
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Author: Radio Universidad de Chile

Una caravana de 300 personas llegó ayer al mediodía hasta Illapel para unirse a la marcha que se realizó en esta ciudad. Desde el 27 de septiembre pasado, 3 mujeres y 8 hombres...han tomado la decisión extrema de realizar una huelga de hambre...Ellos,...

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