India: NGO report accuses Vedanta Resources of displacing communities, violating environmental laws & workers' rights

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3 August 2005

Report Indicts Vedanta Resources for Flagrant Human Rights, Environmental Violations [in India] - Counter Report Challenges Vedanta at August 3 London Shareholders Meeting

Author: India Resource Center & Nostromo Research

A new report published today, Ravages through India...documents the forced displacement of communities, flagrant violations of environmental laws, land grabs, shady financial dealings, public health crisis and worker's rights abuses [by Vedanta Resources]... [also refers to Bharat Aluminum Company (BALCO), Madras Aluminium Company (MALCO), Vedanta Alumina (all part of Vedanta Resources); ABN Amro, J.P. Morgan (part of JPMorgan Chase)]

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2 August 2005

company website: "Corporate & Social Responsibility - Summary"

Author: Vedanta Resources

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Article
1 August 2005

[PDF] full report: "Vedanta Resources plc Counter Report 2005 - Ravages through India"

Author: Nostromo Research & India Resource Center

[also refers to Bharat Aluminum Company (BALCO), Madras Aluminium Company (MALCO), Vedanta Alumina, Hindustan Zinc (all part of Vedanta Resources); Sterlite Industries (major shareholder of Vedanta Resources), Twin Star Holdings, Volcan Investments, ABN Amro, J.P. Morgan (part of JPMorgan Chase), BHP Billiton, Worley Parsons [WorleyParsons], Orissa State Mining Corporation]

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