Colombia: Cerrejón's first progress report on company's social commitments after independent panel's report

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31 October 2008

[PDF] First Progress Report on Cerrejon's Social Engagement Commitments Following the February 2008 Independent Third Party Review Panel's Report [Colombia]

Author: León Teicher, CEO, Cerrejón [Colombia]

In February...and Independent Third Party Review Panel published an in-depth report that examined Cerrejón's [joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Xstrata] main social engagement programs. It suggested that we...learn how to listen to a wider range of stakeholders...This report seeks to do that...It contains this statement, a table with concrete actions and timetables and annexes...Our focus will be on the reconstruction of Tabaco, building trust with local communities and mainstreaming various key international standards, such as the [IFC] Performance Standards...We pride ourselves of cultural sensitivity after sharing...La Guajira with the Wayuu. We have, however, a long road ahead, especially on the subject of employment...

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31 October 2008

[PDF] Response actions progress table

Author: Cerrejon Coal

Cerrejon's [joint venture Anglo America, BHP Billiton, Xstrata] [Sections on:] Corporate Culture...Social Management...Resettlements and Tabaco...Cerrejon's Foundation System...Engagement with Civil Society...The Wayuu - Culture and Employment...Royalties...Security and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights...Health and Environmental Issues...Improvement of Industry Standards...

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