Placer Dome (part of Barrick Gold)
Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Canada
Barrick Gold acquired Placer Dome in March 2006.
A Mined Democracy: The Philippines is rife with political violence, but Canadian mining companies don't seem to mind
Author: Dylan Fraser, The Dominion [Canada]
Ranked second in the world for political killings…the Philippines is not a shining light of democracy…Canadian trade with the Philippines tops one billion dollars per year…and investment in the mining sector has been singled-out…for Canadian firms’...
This report...presents numerous examples in which Barrick's interests and the interests of the communities in which they operate are pitted directly against each other. From avoiding responsibility for the destructive environmental legacy of their...
Este informe, perfil de Barrick Gold, la mayor empresa minera aurífera del mundo, es una ilustración de los problemas que causa en la actualidad la industria del oro. En estas páginas, se presentan numerosos ejemplos donde los intereses de Barrick y...
- Related stories: Reporte de CorpWatch sobre los impactos ambientales y de derechos humanos de Barrick Gold en varios países
- Related in-depth areas: Latest News on Pacific Business & Human Rights
- Related companies: Antamina (joint venture BHP, Glencore, Teck Resources, Mitsubishi Corporation) Barrick Gold Placer Dome (part of Barrick Gold)
Author: Mark Cherrington, World Indigenous News
In a groundbreaking decision, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has told Canada that it must rein in Canadian corporations operating on Indian land in the United States. The finding, issued in early March,...
[PDF] Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the Canadian Extractive Industry in Developing Countries - Advisory Group Report
Author: National Roundtables on Corporate Social Responsibility - Advisory Group to Govt. of Canada
The central recommendation in the report concerns the development of a Canadian CSR Framework. Advisory Group members urge the Government of Canada, in cooperation with key stakeholders, to adopt a set of CSR Standards that Canadian extractive-sector...
Author: Tables rondes nationales sur la responsabilité sociale - Groupe consultatif au Gouvernement du Canada
La recommandation centrale du rapport concerne l’élaboration d’un cadre canadien de RSE. Les membres du groupe consultatif demandent instamment au gouvernement du Canada d’adopter, en coopération avec les intervenants clés, une série de normes de RSE...
[PDF] The Operation of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in a World of Corporate and Other Codes of Conduct
Author: Jane Nelson, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
[With chapters on "The Growing Role & Importance of NGOs"; "NGOs & the Extractive Sector"; "NGO Accountability; "Strategies for Co-operative NGO-business engagment"] [Refers to Chevron, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Lafarge, Rhodia, EDF, SCA, Eni,...
- Related companies: Alcoa Anglo American AngloGold Ashanti Barrick Gold BHP Billiton Chevron Coca-Cola EDF Endesa (part of Enel) Eni Falconbridge (now part of Glencore) Freeport-McMoRan Freudenberg General Motors Lafarge (part of LafargeHolcim) Mitsubishi Group Newmont Goldcorp Nippon Mining Nippon Mining & Metals (part of Nippon Mining) Noranda (part of Falconbridge) Norske Skog Placer Dome (part of Barrick Gold) Rhodia Rio Tinto SCA Sumitomo Group Umicore WMC Resources Xstrata (part of Glencore)
[PDF] full report: "Transparency Begins at Home - An Assessment of United States Revenue Transparency and Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Requirements"
Author: Paul Bugala, Oxfam America for Publish What You Pay United States
The United States has an extensive, if not comprehensive, bureaucratic system intended to collect, verify and disclose the benefit streams it is due from its extractive industries (EI) and to compel EI firms to disclose their payments. The components...