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21 July 2013

“Glencore Xstrata’s Espinar Province Mines: Cumulative Impacts to Human Health and the Environment”

Author: The Center for Science in Public Participation for Oxfam America

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3 December 2014

Commentary: The EU is "lagging behind" in mineral trade regulation

Author: Michael Gibb, World Economic Forum

"Why Europe needs to regulate the trade in minerals", 2 Dec 2014...

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4 February 2015

Binding regulation is required to end conflict minerals trade, says NGO briefing

Author: Global Witness Amnesty International, SOMO and others

"A conflict minerals regulation that works", Feb 2015...

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7 September 2015

Australia: Standard Chartered quits coalmining project in the Great Coral Reef

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8 September 2015
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4 October 2015

China: Public consultation for due diligence guidelines for mineral supply chain begins, comments before 31 October

   

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1 July 2016

Colombia: Swedish NGO criticizes links between Vattenfall and alleged abuses by Cerrejon’s coal operations

A new report on Cerrejon coal (part of Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Glencore) produced by a Swedish NGO ForyumSyd asks questions on the links between investments and value chain in the case of Vattenfall and the Swedish Pension Fund, in La Guajira...

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12 January 2017
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La situación de las comunidades que han vivido por años en medio de grandes proyectos de minería a cielo abierto sigue sin resolverse, según analistas de la Defensoría del Pueblo y del Congreso de la República.

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31 January 2017

Peru: Pollution from Glencore mine causes illnesses due to heavy metal contamination in Espinar, says NGO report

International and Peruvian NGOs have released a report about the negative impacts on the health of the population of Espinar District, Cusco, and related to Glencore mining operations (in Spanish).  Civil society are urging Glencore and the Peruvian...

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6 February 2017

Peru: Indigenous community blocks expansion of United Cacao’s palm oil plantation after reported land devastation

Following complaints before the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil over alleged negative impacts by Plantaciones de Pucallpa (part of United Cacao Limited, a company owned by Dennis Melka), a palm oil plantation expansion has been blocked. The Shipibo...

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