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29 November 2019

Canada: Rio Tinto funds learning and research hub for indigenous-owned mineral development

Author: MINING.com

"Rio and Centre of Excellence to grow indigenous participation in minerals development in North America," 27 November 2019....

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22 November 2019

Guinea: An Asian-Guinean consortium wins the rights to exploit the huge Simandou iron ore deposit

Author: Le Monde with AFP

[Excerpt translation from Chinese to English provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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22 November 2019

Report provides good practice guidance for gender-responsive implementation of extractive projects

The Danish Institute for Human Rights released a report which analyses gender issues that arise during extractive project implementation, and provides good practice guidance and case studies to conduct gender-responsive due diligence. This story also...

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20 November 2019

Papua New Guinea: As Bougainville independence referendum looms; miners jostle for licences & fears of new conflict grow

Author: Sarah Danckert and Ben Bohane, The Sydney Morning Herald

"This derelict mine caused a bloody war. Now Aussie companies are fighting over it again", 15 November 2019...

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19 November 2019

Guinea: Villagers claim Rio Tinto joint-owned mine is linked to polluted farmlands and waterways

Author: Dan Oakes, ABC News

"Mine joint-owned by Australian mining giant Rio Tinto is polluting community in Guinea, villagers say", 11 November 2019...

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18 November 2019
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Author: Le Monde avec AFP

« La Guinée réattribue l'exploitation d'un immense gisement de fer à un consortium asiatico-guinéen », 14 novembre 2019....

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15 November 2019

CHRB claims Amazon, Costco & Starbucks amongst the worst at identifying and addressing human rights issues

Author: Jennifer Thompson, Financial Times

"Starbucks, Amazon and Costco rapped for weak human rights disclosure", 14 November 2019...

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11 August 2019
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Author: Economía Hoy (México)

“Grandes mineras difieren sobre cómo abordar la demanda del mercado de baterías”, 5 de agosto de 2019...

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2 August 2019
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Author: Ludovic Dupin, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« BHP va dépenser 400 millions de dollars pour diminuer ses émissions… et celles de ses clients », 31 juillet 2019...

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28 June 2019

Norway: Govt. wealth fund to invest again in 5 companies previously excluded over human rights concerns

Author: Pensions & Investments

"Norway's sovereign wealth giant investing again in 5 companies", 26 June 2019...

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