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Glencore

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Switzerland

Glencore website

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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29 May 2019

Colombia: Main coal export companies release a joint statement condemning death threats and attacks against Human Rights Defenders

Author: Drummond, CNR, Cerrejon Coal & Prodeco

“Joint Press Release from Coal Exporting Companies against Threats”- May 16, 2019...

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27 May 2019

So. Africa: Parliamentary filing claim over 115 mines flouting water use permits on preventing waterways pollution; several companies’ comments

Author: Andiswa Matikinca & Mark Olalde, Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

‘Big increase in mine water pollution’ 17 May 2019...

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24 May 2019
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Desde inicios de 2019, las comunidades afectadas por los dos proyectos de expansión de la minera Glencore, Antapaccay y Coroccohuayco, de Espinar, en Cusco, se han movilizado y han presentado recursos judiciales reclamando la celebración de procesos...

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23 May 2019

Response by Glencore

…The dispute between Glencore’s Prodeco coal asset and the Colombian Government stems from a 2010 amendment to the Mining Contract for the Calenturitas mine. In 2008, we proposed to expand the Calenturitas mine to increase coal production and extend...

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20 May 2019

Latin America: Report details impacts of international arbitrations filed by mining companies

New report details the impacts of international arbitration filed by mining companies in countries across Latin America.  The report analyses 38 cases filed by global mining corporations against Latin American governments using the investor-state...

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20 May 2019

Zambia: Government to strip Vedanta subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines of its mining license over alleged license breaches

Author: Chris Mfula, Reuters

"Zambia seeks 'divorce' from Vedanta over alleged mining breaches", 20 May 2019....

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16 May 2019
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Tras reiteradas amenazas de muerte, hostigamientos y persecución contra líderes de organizaciones de mujeres, sindicatos y grupos sociales que trabajan por los derechos humanos de la población en los departamentos de La Guajira y el Cesar, lugares...

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13 May 2019
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Author: Servindi

“Advierten riesgo de debilitar fiscalización ambiental a mineras”, 11 de mayo de 2019...

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13 May 2019

Peru: In the environmental audit, Ombudsman’s office warns about grave risks for mining companies if they cease contributions to the state

Author: Servindi

[Excerpt translation from Spanish provided by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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13 May 2019
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Author: Servindi

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