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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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1 November 2011

[PDF] A Game Changer

Author: Sune Skadegård Thorsen, Mira Skadegård Thorsen & Anders Dahl Krabbe, GLOBAL CSR

Professor Ruggie states that his principles are a “game changer”; and he is right...With the UNGP’s, global acceptance has been achieved in regard to a challenging issue. The tremendous support gives the UNGP’s considerable authority...Simultaneously...

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17 October 2011
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Author: Stefania Summermatter, swissinfo.ch [Suiza]

En Argentina, como en otros países andinos, los proyectos mineros de Xstrata chocan con la creciente oposición de pueblos indígenas que denuncian daños ambientales y sociales. Algo que rechaza la empresa con sede en Zug…[L]a mina la Alumbrera [parte de...

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29 September 2011

Public Meeting: BHP Billiton – Dirty Energy [UK]

Author: London Mining Network [UK]

BHP Billiton is the world’s largest diversified resources company. It made record profits of $23.6 billion over the past year. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Many British workers’ pension funds, British banks and insurance companies have...

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30 June 2011

[PDF] The U.N. “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework: Applications of the Framework

Author: UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie

The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for business and human rights has identified instances of applications of the U.N. “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework, in whole or in part, as a resource for those looking for...

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7 June 2011
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Author: Senador Jorge Enrique Robledo, Colombia

4.500 accidentes de trabajo en los diez últimos años, solo en la Drummond, 700 enfermos profesionales hoy en El Cerrejón [parte de Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Xstrata]...muchos enfermos de cáncer y bronquitis en Cerromatoso [parte de BHP Billiton]…...

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1 June 2011

[PDF] A guide for business: How to develop a human rights policy

Author: UN Global Compact & Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Why respect human rights?...Why develop a human rights policy?...Getting started - the process behind the policy...What are the key ingredients of a human rights policy?...Next steps - Path to implementation...[refers to BlackRock, AXA, Investment...

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1 June 2011

[PDF] Piloting Principles for Effective Company-Stakeholder Grievance Mechanisms: A Report of Lessons Learned

Author: Caroline Rees, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School, on behalf of UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie

This report sets out key lessons learned from a pilot project conducted in 2009-2010 to test the practical applicability of a set of principles for effective non-judicial grievance mechanisms...involving businesses and their stakeholders. The...

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24 May 2011

[PDF] Cerrejón letter to UN Special Representative

Author: Julián B. González, Cerrejón

Cerrejón [joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Xstrata] wishes to thank you and your team for the work developed in previous years synthesized in the “Protect, Respect, and Remedy” framework. We believe the framework is a valuable contribution...

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23 May 2011
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Author: Carbones del Cerrejón

En Cerrejón existe una práctica de respeto al ejercicio de la libertad sindical como lo demuestra la firma de 14 Convenciones Colectivas de Trabajo y el hecho de que hasta ahora en ningún caso de las desafortunadas muertes violentas de sindicalistas de...

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30 April 2011
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Author: SINTRACARBÓN (Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Industria del Carbón) [Colombia]

El Sindicato Nacional de los Trabajadores de la Industria del Carbón Sintracarbón, rechaza enérgicamente las amenazas, hostigamientos y agresiones de las cuales han sido objeto nuestros compañeros Fredy Lozano Villarreal presidente de la seccional...

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