New Sector Study: Global Metals and Mining Study

Author: SiRi Company, Published on: 1 March 2005

...Dutch Sustainability Research (DSR) recently finished researching the global metals and mining industry. Companies analyzed include Alcan, Alcoa, Anglo American, Arcelor, BHP Billiton, JFE Holding, Newmont Mining, Rio Tinto, ThyssenKrupp, and Umicore...According to DSR, from a strict sustainable perspective, none of the ten companies analyzed would be eligible for socially responsible investments...However, compared to other industries, companies in this sector have rather comprehensive environmental and social policies and management programs.

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Related companies: Alcan (now Rio Tinto Alcan) Alcoa Anglo American Arcelor (now ArcelorMittal) BHP Billiton JFE Newmont Goldcorp Rio Tinto ThyssenKrupp Umicore