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[DOC] Submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights - The impact of UK-based mining companies on the Philippines, particularly focusing on the right to food
Author: Working Group on Mining in the Philippines (WGMP)
This submission focuses on the way existing and proposed mining by global companies in the Philippines poses a threat to human rights, particularly the human right to food of local communities. Its findings build on the WGMP’s recent publication...
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- Related companies: Asiaticus Management BHP Billiton Crew Gold (part of Severstal) Glencore Indophil Resources Intex Resources Pelican Resources Phelps Dodge (part of Freeport-McMoRan) Rio Tinto Sagittarius Mines Inc (SMI) Xstrata (part of Glencore)
Author: London Mining Network
This report examines a number of BHP Billiton’s operations around the world. The collection of case studies highlights the disparity between BHP Billiton’s ‘Sustainable Development Policy’ and the reality of its operations. A number of recurring issues...
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