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Author: Michael Smith & Andrew Willi, Bloomberg
The Colombian government says it will seize and close a mine run by FARC guerrillas that has supplied tungsten to some of world’s leading multinational companies. Colombian security forces are...preparing an assault on Tiger Hill, the mine in a remote...
Only legislation will stop minerals being traded at the expense of human rights - Conflict minerals found in cars, electronics and other products will only be eradicated with new laws and business buy-in
Author: Zobel Behalal, peace and conflict advocacy officer at CCFD-Terre Solidaire, in Guardian (UK)
One of the key drivers underpinning some of the world's worst ongoing violent conflicts over the past few years is the extraction and trade of natural resources...The trade of natural resources continues at the expense of violence and human rights...
Author: Michael Casey, Associated Press
An incident free Bahrain Grand Prix was just what the country's rulers and Formula One had wanted. But they paid a heavy price for holding the race. Fans are as likely to remember the huge demonstrations against the government as much as they are...
- Related companies: Ferrari
Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the following companies, teams and organizations to respond to…[human rights] concerns about the race. Below are the responses we have received, and an indication of which companies and organizations...
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- Related companies: Alpinestars Caterham Caterham F1 Team (part of Caterham) CNBC (part of Comcast) CNN (part of Time Warner) Comcast Cosworth CVC Capital Partners Deutsche Post Diageo Falcon Private Bank (part of International Petroleum Investment Company) Ferrari Force India Formula One Group Hackett J.P. Morgan (part of JPMorgan Chase) JPMorgan Chase Mercedes-Benz (part of Daimler) Microsoft NEC Petronas Reebok (part of adidas) Renault Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) UB Group Valentino Visa Inc. Vodafone Williams Companies