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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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1 June 2006

[PDF] Mining Royalties: A Global Study of Their Impact on Investors, Government, and Civil Society

Author: James Otto, Craig Andrews, Fred Cawood, Michael Doggett, Pietro Guj, Frank Stermole, John Stermole, and John Tilton, World Bank

This study addressed…the impact of royalty taxes on the investment climate, civil society, and markets…Governments that impose royalty taxes should…Implement a system or systems that are transparent…Select a royalty method or methods that are suitable...

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1 March 2006

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

Author: Intl. Council on Mining & Metals

This submission provides a factual summary of the work undertaken by ICMM member companies in human rights, as well as of some of the human rights challenges and dilemmas faced by the mining sector. It was developed by ICMM and its members whilst the...

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23 May 2005

ICMM [Intl. Council on Mining & Metals] Annual Review 2004 released

Author: Intl. Council on Mining & Metals

Our annual review presents our key achievements and shows how we have been implementing our sustainable development principles.

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1 May 2005

full report: "Annual review 2004"

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

ICMM comprises 16 of the world’s largest mining and metals companies as well as 23 regional, national and commodity associations. [Company members: Alcoa, Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, BHP Billiton, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Lonmin,...

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1 May 2005

ICMM [Intl. Council on Mining & Metals] Annual Review 2004 released

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