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25 July 2019
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Author: El Espectador

“El oro ilegal que terminó en mercados internacionales” – 24 de julio de 2019 ...

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28 June 2019
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Author: Wayka (Perú)

“Metalor: Empresa señalada de financiar minería ilegal cesa operaciones en Perú” – 28 de junio de 2019...

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27 June 2019

Swiss gold refiner Metalor to stop sourcing from artisanal mines citing increased cost of ensuring compliance with human rights

Swiss gold refinery Metalor has announced it will no longer deal with artisanal mining operations citing increasing costs of ensuring that gold from these mines is produced in compliance with human rights and environmental standards. Experts however...

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24 April 2019
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Author: Desarrollo, Ambiente y Recursos (DAR)

“Ambiente Fragmentado Deterioro de los marcos ambientales en América Latina 2013 – 2018”...

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14 March 2019
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Author: Georg Humbel, SRF

'Schweizer Goldschmelzer Metalor unter Verdacht', 13 March 2019...

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6 April 2018
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Author: Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker

"Drehscheibe Schweiz für risikobehaftetes Gold?", März 2018...

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26 March 2018

NGO report alleges Swiss gold refiners procure gold from suppliers in Peru & Dubai linked to environmental concerns; co's deny allegations

Author: Swissinfo

[Note: STP approached Ernst & Young, Kaloti and Al Etihad for statements; these are included in the report. The full report can be accessed here.]...

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27 February 2018

Colombia: Recent regulation changed nature of companies buying gold; involvement of armed actors remains a concern, according to OECD report

Author: OECD

“Due Diligence in Colombia’s Gold Supply Chain. Where does Colombian gold go?” - January 2018...

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Story
19 September 2017

Eritrea: Metalor & Lufthansa accused of importing gold extracted under conditions of forced labour to Switzerland; incl. company responses

On 30 August 2017, Swiss national TV aired a major report detailing how huge amounts of raw gold extracted from Eritrea, under practices of forced labour and slavery, end up in Switzerland for the final process of refinery. The report indicates that...

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Company response
15 September 2017

Response by Metalor

Author: Metalor

Thanks for contacting Metalor on this subject and giving us the opportunity to express our position regarding this matter......

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