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20 November 2007

War on Want report alleges UK mining companies involved in human rights abuses overseas

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24 October 2007

[PDF] Keynote Speech by Cynthia Carroll, Business for Social Responsibility Annual Conference

Author: Cynthia Carroll, CEO Anglo American

In 2002...Anglo became the first major employer in Africa to announce the provision of free anti-retroviral treatment to our HIV positive employees... Today we have the largest workplace voluntary counselling and testing and treatment programme in the...

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6 August 2007

Miners hope ‘badge of excellence’ will help them break into Africa

Author: David Robertson, Times [UK]

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)...is developing a “badge of excellence” to set standards in ethics, environmental protection and safety...It is hoped that the mark will help the industry to fend off criticism from environmental...

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2 August 2007

[PDF] Anglo American - The Alternative Report

Author: War on Want

…Anglo American prides itself on its ‘good citizenship business principles’, and has signed up to a number of CSR initiatives in order to promote itself as a responsible player in the global economy. Yet Anglo American’s activities around the world...

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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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30 July 2007

Oxfam Calls on Newmont Mining Company to Publicly Renounce Human Rights Abuses at Peruvian Gold Mine

Author: CSR Wire

…Oxfam America today called on the Newmont Mining Company to address human rights abuses surrounding its Yanacocha Gold Mine [también parte de Buenaventura] in northern Peru...last year, Marco Arana and Mirtha Vasquez of GRUFIDES, a Peruvian...

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1 June 2007

Good Practice - Newsletter of the International Council of Mining and Metals

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals

[Includes: Lonmin and IFC initiative to fund black empowerment; Commentaries by ICMM Chairman Leigh Clifford, Dr Chris Anderson of Newmont Ghana Gold, Edward Bickham & Peter Coombes of Anglo American; Details of Anglo American's "Socio-Economic...

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1 October 2006

[PDF] Second submission to the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative on Human Rights and Business

Author: Intl. Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)

This second submission [by ICMM – the mining industry’s leadership group on sustainable development]...sets out a number of high-level recommendations for the SRSG [UN Secretary General’s Special Representative on Human Rights and Business]......

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1 July 2006

July 2006 issue

Author: Peter McCready, Mining Environmental Management

...several well-known...NGOs...are campaigning on issues related to mining and the environment...These campaigns and challenges range from human rights, corporate and government transparency, pollution and...issues which can be grouped under the...

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