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Response by AngloGold Ashanti

Author: AngloGold Ashanti, Published on: 10 November 2016

…AngloGold Ashanti Colombia (AGAC) promotes and respects human rights. In our values we commit to treating others with dignity and respect, which includes respect for human rights and an effort to operate according to the highest standards of responsible business conduct. For many years, we have been an active member of various sector-specific initiatives in Business and Human Rights, including the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (implemented in Colombia through the Colombian Mining and Energy Committee on Security and Human Rights (CME), of which we are a member), the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM). Our commitment to human rights is furthermore evidenced through our continued membership of the UN Global Compact, and the alignment of our environmental policies and policies for community engagement with the standards of the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Moreover, we promote the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and support the High Presidential Advisor for Human Rights in the implementation of the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights...

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This is a response from the following companies: AngloGold Ashanti