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Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Colombia

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12 April 2013

Global activists target mining giants over ‘abuse’

Author: London Mining Network

Campaigners from four countries will visit London next week for events climaxed by protests over alleged human rights and environmental abuses at the annual meetings of mining companies Rio Tinto and Anglo American...After a public event on Monday...

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10 April 2013

[PDF] Pioneering CSR: An analysis of Danish frontrunners in Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: GLOBAL CSR for the Danish Business Authority

This report provides an analysis of five Danish frontrunner companies’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approaches and activities. A.P. Moeller Maersk, Carlsberg, DONG Energy, ISS World Services and Novo Nordisk have shared their manifold CSR...

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12 February 2013

Cerrejón Statement

Author: Cerrejón Coal

Cerrejón respects freedom of association as recognized by the 14 Collective Bargaining Agreements achieved together by the Sintracarbón union, our requirements to the Cerrejón’s contractors, and the absence of criticism to the company´s respect to...

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23 January 2013

[PDF] Summary of discussions of the Forum on Business and Human Rights, prepared by the Chairperson, John Ruggie

Author: Prepared by the Chairperson, John Ruggie

The present document provides a summary of the discussions of the first annual Forum on Business and Human Rights, held on 4 and 5 December 2012. Due to the word limit of the document and the scale of the event (21 substantive sessions), this summary...

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21 January 2013

Colombia: Trade Union Negotiators Threatened

Author: Amnesty International

Two trade union leaders have been threatened in La Guajira Department in north-east Colombia…Igor Díaz López and Aldo Raúl Amaya Daza are part of the negotiating committee of [The National coal industry trade union], SINTRACARBON. They have been...

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20 November 2012

[PDF] Ninth Report on the Progress of Cerrejon’s Social Commitment following the 2008 Third Party Review [Colombia]

Author: Cerrejon Coal

…Cerrejón’s [joint venture of Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Xstrata] ninth report on our progress on the implementation of the recommendations issued by the Third Panel Review, TPR, that conducted an independent revision of the company’s social...

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12 November 2012
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Author: César Rodríguez Garavito, El Espectador [Colombia]

La súbita decisión de Cerrejón [parte de Anglo American, BHP Billion y Xstrata] de suspender los estudios para desviar el río Ranchería...dejó más preguntas que respuestas. ¿Por qué justo en el momento en el que el ministro…Carrillo anunciaba...

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25 October 2012

Poor ‘hit by mines giant’ press former Labour minister

Author: London Mining Network

Felipe Ustate [community leader] will seek redress for Afro-Colombians at the London annual meeting of the world’s biggest miner…BHP Billiton…Ustate heads a group that represents the farming community displaced from Manantial in northern Colombia’s La...

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3 August 2012

[DOC] Best Practice Mining in Colombia

Author: Robert Goodland, for Ikv Pax Christi

…If the principles of conservation of natural and social capital, reducing risk, deepening democracy, and exercising caution are to be given priority, now might not be the best time to encourage investment in the mining sector. Further work needs to...

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2 August 2012
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Author: Andrés Monroy y Camila Ramírez, El Turbión [Colombia]

El mes de agosto inició con una gran movilización en contra de la gran minería trasnacional…[en] 21 ciudades del país para rechazar lo que el gobierno…denomina como ‘locomotora minero energética’. Los marchantes…exigieron al Gobierno Nacional desmontar...

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