Company survey response

Glencore

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Switzerland

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Glencore merged with Xstrata in May 2013 to form Glencore Xstrata, then rebranded as Glencore in 2014. Please see the Xstrata section for items about Xstrata prior to May 2013.

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Company response
12 June 2018
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Author: Grupo de Trabajo de Derechos Humanos y Carbón

“Declaración conjunta de rechazo a las amenazas a la vida e integridad de personas. Compromiso Estado-Empresas-Sociedad Civil para colaborar en la protección de la vida e integridad de personas” – 12 de junio de 2018...

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Report
14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018 Progress Report

In 2017, CHRB launched the first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a landmark assessment of the largest public companies in the agricultural products, apparel and extractives industries. In 2018, CHRB will be releasing the follow up benchmark and...

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Article
5 May 2018
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Author: No a la mina

“El cierre La Alumbrera, arma para multiplicar la mega-minería” - 3 de mayo de 2018...

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Article
5 May 2018
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Author: Expansión (México)

“El aumento de la demanda del cobalto agudiza el problema del trabajo infantil” – 3 de mayo de 2018...

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Story
2 May 2018

How electric car & tech companies could be using child labour-mined cobalt from small-scale miners in Dem. Rep. of Congo; includes companies' comments

Car and technology companies source cobalt, which is used in powering electric vehicles and smartphones, from the Democratic Republic of Congo. A CNN investigation has revealed that children still work in some smaller mines, posing a challenge for the...

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Story
24 April 2018

Responsible Mining Index 2018: an assessment of company policies and practices

This first index covers 30 companies measured based on 73 indicators applied at company level across various thematic areas (namely: economic development, business conduct, lifecycle management, community wellbeing, working conditions, environmental...

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Story
16 April 2018
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Diversas organizaciones campesinas y de derechos humanos han denunciado los desalojos violentos ocurridos contra la comunidad de alto Huarca, en Espinar, departamento de Cusco, que se oponen a la minera Antapaccay, de Glencore. El Centro de Información...

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16 April 2018

Peru: Cusco communities allege beatings, violence by the police during opposition to Glencore’s road project

Alto Huarca local communities alleged that eight Glencore staff and the police evicted families in order to create space to build a road for Glencore’s Antapaccay mining project.  During the eviction, women and elders faced repression and beatings. ...

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Company response
16 April 2018
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Article
11 April 2018

Peru: NGO launches a book on social & environmental impacts of metallic mining between 2008-2017

Author: CooperAcción

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