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Glencore

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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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24 August 2019

NGO reports raise allegations against Glencore over workplace safety & environmental damage

In a report to the UN Human Rights Council, the European-Third World Centre (CETIM) details allegations of worker's rights abuses in Glencore's operations in multiple countries including Bolivia, Canada, Australia, Zambia, Colombia, and the Democratic...

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18 August 2019

Glencore's response

Author: Glencore

In Bolivia, we are actively improving safety practices and standards, incorporating international approaches for underground mining in absence of national legislation. In 2013 and 2014, we started the STOP and Safe Work programmes respectively, to...

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14 August 2019

Colombia: Cerrejon Coal and government entities discount Constitutional Court’s orders for the exploitation of the Arroyo Bruno

After a Roundtable regarding the diversion of one of the last water sources existing in the La Guajira desertic region, the Arroyo Bruno, various groups, including the communities of La Gran Parada, Paradero and La Horqueta, along with CCAJAR Colectivo...

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12 August 2019
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Author: El Espectador (Colombia)

“Consejo de Estado estudia demanda que pide tumbar licencia ambiental del Cerrejón” – 8 de agosto de 2019...

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11 August 2019
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Author: Economía Hoy (México)

“Grandes mineras difieren sobre cómo abordar la demanda del mercado de baterías”, 5 de agosto de 2019...

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31 July 2019
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Author: Dinero (Colombia)

“Nueva demanda de Glencore contra Colombia”- 12 de julio de 2019...

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29 July 2019

DRC: Crisis in mines requires sustainable solution, says Amnesty International

Author: Amnesty International

"DRC: Crisis in mines requires sustainable solution" 25 July 2019...

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20 July 2019
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La desviación del Arroyo Bruno, afluente del río Ranchería en la Guajira hace parte del proyecto de expansión de la frontera extractiva de carbón por parte de la empresa Carbones El Cerrejón hacia el tajo La Puente. Para llevar a cabo esta expansión,...

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16 July 2019
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9 July 2019

DRC: Continued allegations of labour rights violations in electric car supply chain

Author: Henry Sanderson, Financial Times

"Congo, child labour and your electric car", 7 July 2019 ...

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