Phelps Dodge (part of Freeport-McMoRan)
Freeport-McMoRan acquired Phelps Dodge in March 2007.
Author: Plateforme pour la Promotion et la Défense des Droits Economiques, Sociaux et Culturels, DESC/RDC
La plateforme pour la promotion et la défense des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels, DESC/RDC...est très préoccupée par le résultat de la mission d’investigation et de certification des immobilisations de la société Tenke Fungurume mining...le...
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Author: Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com
Freeport-McMoRan Corp. and subsidiary Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. have agreed to pay $6.8 million to the U.S. Department of Interior to settle pollution complaints involving the company's Morenci copper mine in southeastern Arizona. A complaint filed...
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[DOC] Submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights - The impact of UK-based mining companies on the Philippines, particularly focusing on the right to food
Author: Working Group on Mining in the Philippines (WGMP)
This submission focuses on the way existing and proposed mining by global companies in the Philippines poses a threat to human rights, particularly the human right to food of local communities. Its findings build on the WGMP’s recent publication...
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[PDF] full report: "World Investment Report - Transnational Corporations, Extractive Industries and Development"
Author: UN Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)
The World Investment Report 2007 focuses on the role of transnational corporations in extractive industries... Transnational corporations can bring in the finance and management skills [poor] economies need... But as we know, the extraction of natural...
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[PDF] full report: “The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2006-2007”
Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and their families are valued in the American workplace now more than ever before. And inclusive non-discrimination policies and benefits for GLBT employees and their families are essential for...
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Author: Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID)
On the eve of the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings, RAID released a report today that proposes an economic rationale for renegotiating some of the key copper and cobalt mining contracts in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By way of...
Author: Keith Harmon & David Barouski, Z Magazine
War in the Congo is driven by the desire to extract raw materials...Therefore, any analysis of the geopolitics in the Congo requires an understanding of the organized crime perpetrated through multinational businesses...Human Rights Watch...2005...
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