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Company Response

9 Apr 2014

Author:
Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto's response

On June 28 2013 the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the 13-year-old US class action against Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto always maintained the allegations were without foundation and welcomed the…decision. Rio Tinto’s dialogue with the UK Government on this issue was not focused on the merits of the claims…Rio Tinto is supportive of the UK’s implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs)…