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So. Africa: Bench Marks Foundation says Lonmin has failed to live up to its CSR commitments for 10 years; company responds

Bench Marks Foundation launched the report "Coping with Unsustainability: Policy Gap 7", on 15 October 2013.  The report documents the findings of a study on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and mining that uses the case of Lonmin's CSR commitments and reporting over 10 years.  Bench Marks Foundation asserts that Lonmin has failed - throughout this period - to live up to its own social and environmental commitments and that for this reason, its licence should be suspended by South Africa's Department of Mineral Resources.

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6 November 2013

Bench Marks Foundation says Lonmin has failed to live up to its CSR commitments for 10 years; company responds [So. Africa]

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Bench Marks Foundation launched the report, 'Coping with Unsustainability: Policy Gap 7' on October 15, 2013. The report documents the findings of a study on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Mining, that uses the case of Lonmin to assess how...

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Company response
6 November 2013

Response by Lonmin: Bench Marks Foundation says Lonmin has failed to live up to its CSR commitments for 10 years, including to provide adequate housing for mine workers.

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