[PDF] Conflict Management and Corporate Culture in the Extractive Industries: A Study in Peru

Author: Caroline Rees, Rachel Davis (Harvard Kennedy School & Shift) & Deaana Kemp (University of Queensland), Published on: 1 September 2012

This report aims to build knowledge about how corporate cultures in mining companies influence how well those companies manage conflict with local communities...The project involved a combination of desk-based research and interviews involving five participating mine sites: Antamina [joint venture BHP Billiton, Xstrata, Teck, Mitsubishi Corporation], La Granja, Pierina, Tintaya and Yanacocha/Conga [joint venture Newmont & Compañía de Minas Buenaventura]...It was apparent that at those sites that had gone furthest in embedding attentiveness to community relationships into their corporate cultures, and internalizing its relevance in the work of all functions and departments, staff had greater confidence in their ability to mitigate the risks of conflict and sustain good relationships with communities over time.

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Related companies: Antamina (joint venture BHP Billiton, Glencore, Teck, Mitsubishi Corporation) BHP Billiton Compañia de Minas Buenaventura Minera Yanacocha (joint venture Newmont, Sumitomo & Compañía de Minas Buenaventura) Mitsubishi Group Newmont Goldcorp Teck Resources Xstrata (part of Glencore)