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

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30 April 2010
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Author: León Teicher, Presidente, Cerrejón

El informe de octubre de 2009, sobre el avance de Cerrejón [parte de Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Xstrata] en la implementación de las recomendaciones del Panel Internacional que revisó nuestro compromiso social en 2007 indicó que haríamos antes de...

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30 April 2010

[PDF] Fourth Progress Report on Cerrejón’s Social Engagement Commitments Following the February 2008 Independent Third Party Review Panel’s Report

Author: León Teicher, President, Cerrejón

The October 2009 report of Cerrejón’s [joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Xstrata] progress implementing the recommendations of the International Panel that reviewed our social engagement in 2007 stated that the company intended to conduct by...

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1 June 2010

Mary Robinson op-ed highlights developments in field of business & human rights, and areas for improvement

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1 June 2010

[PDF] Guide on How to Develop a Human Rights Policy

Author: United Nations Global Compact

A human rights policy can take many forms and has no uniform definition…Adopting a human rights policy is only a first step in a company’s human rights due diligence towards meeting its responsibility to respect human rights. But it sends a clear...

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23 June 2010

[PDF] The “State of Play” of Human Rights Due Diligence: Anticipating the Next Five Years

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

Companies have a responsibility to respect human rights, which means to act with due diligence to avoid infringing on the rights of others...But what does the corporate responsibility to respect mean in practice? And how effectively are companies...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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Company response
6 July 2010

Response by Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore Xstrata): Report alleges Cerrejón coal mine, which supplies DONG Energy and Vattenfall, causes diseases, pollution, and poverty.

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7 July 2010

DanWatch report on social & environmental impacts of Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In May 2010 DanWatch issued a report on the alleged negative social & environmental impacts of the Cerrejon coal mine in northern Colombia, which supplies coal to DONG Energy and Vattenfall: The Curse of Coal...DONG Energy provided a response to...

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5 August 2010

Colombia's Cerrejon: four contractors die in accident

Author: Reuters

Colombia's biggest coal exporter Cerrejon [joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Xstrata] said...that four contractors had been killed and 12 others injured while repairing a coal-storage silo...Colombia is the world's fifth largest coal...

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1 September 2010

Business and human rights dialogues

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

- Bob Corcoran - Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, General Electric...Discusses: Getting started and showing leadership in integrating human rights into business management. "...[Our] statement of principles on human rights...[has] been very...

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