Reports raise concerns about Vedanta's human rights & environmental impacts

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4 September 2019

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4 September 2019

Vedanta's Billions: Regulatory failure, environment & human rights

Author: London Mining Network

The Vedanta group produces copper, zinc, aluminium, lead, silver, gold, iron ore, oil & gas and commercial energy and has a presence through 12 major subsidiaries and 81 companies in India, Sri Lanka, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, UAE, Ireland, Liberia and Australia...This report summarises the key violations, with reference to important legal judgments and evidence. Its purpose is to inform governments, parliamentarians, regulatory bodies and investors who may be concerned with the company’s behaviour...

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Article
14 June 2014

Vedanta and Konkola, Zambia

Author: Environmental Justice Atlas

Since 1900 when the Zambian government started to privatize the mining industry, foreign mining companies have been taking advantage to secure investment. Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) is a subsidiary of Vedanta, a mining company listed on the London Stock Exchange, and is the largest copper producing mine in the country. Discontent has been growing as a result of constant degrading working conditions, the withholding of salaries, indiscriminate firing of people and worker mistreatment.

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