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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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15 March 2013
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Author: Amnistía Internacional

…El 3 de marzo, Ricardo Machado, presidente, y Wilder Martínez, tesorero de la seccional de La Jagua de Ibirico…[de Sintramienergetica], fueron amenazados... Los dos líderes sindicales habían estado defendiendo a su sindicato contra las demandas...

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14 March 2013
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Author: Jacques Théodore Balima, Le Faso.net [Burkina Faso]

En 2010, l’Etat burkinabè a encaissé 22 milliards de francs CFA au titre des taxes versées par les sociétés. C’est une des conclusions mentionnée par le 2e rapport de l’ITIE. « Nous parlons juste d’argent frais qui est rentré dans les caisses de l’Etat...

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Company response
11 January 2013

Response by Glencore (now Glencore Xstrata): 10 companies with "worst corporate social responsibility records" nominated for 2014 Public Eye Awards.

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Article
1 January 2013

[PDF] Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice IV

Author: UN Global Compact

Explores ten companies and how they deal with various human rights issues. Emphasizes the need for cohesive and sometimes over-arching corporate policies on human rights engagement. Fourth volume in the Embedding Human Rights in Business Practices...

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Article
19 December 2012

Mining company Minera Aguilar and the Argentinean dictatorship

Author: European Center for Constitutional Rights

ECCHR has presented today an amicus curiae brief in the case of “Bazán, Avelino and others” to the Federal Court No. 2 of Jujuy, located in the northwestern part of Argentina. In this case, crimes committed during the last military dictatorship (1976...

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8 November 2012
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Author: La Prospérité [Rép. dém. du Congo]

Le vendredi 2 novembre 2012, l'Action contre l'impunité pour les droits humains, ACIDH en sigle, a...publié...son rapport..."Transparence des revenus miniers en RDC - Cas de la Province du Katanga"...la raison fondamentale de la vulgarisation de ce...

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Company response
25 September 2012

Glencore response to “Zambia: Good Copper, Bad Copper” film

Author: Glencore

...Glencore provided [evidence] to the UK Government's International Development Select Committee hearing in April this year [re operations in Zambia -- link provided]...Glencore has been a major investor and employer in Zambia for over 12 years.....

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18 September 2012

Oxfam-Eurodad welcome MEP's vote on EU reporting rules for extractive industries

Author: Oxfam, Eurodad

[T]he European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee...voted in favour of assuming a strong position on European anti-corruption legislation, which would oblige oil, gas, mining firms and the logging industry to report what they pay to governments in...

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1 September 2012

[PDF] From Controversy to Consensus? Lessons learned from government and company consultations with indigenous organizations in Peru and Bolivia

Author: Oxfam America

With the growing global demand for natural resources such as oil and minerals, governments and companies implementing large-scale development projects must extend their reach to increasingly remote and sensitive areas. Within this context, they must...

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Company response
22 August 2012

Response by Xstrata (part of Glencore Xstrata): Environmental monitoring of Xstrata Tintaya copper mine shows contaminants in water & soil samples.

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