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RUSAL

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Russia

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6 December 2010

Rusal response to concerns re its labour rights record in Guyana

Author: Rusal

We confirm that the Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc dismissed 57 people in 2009. The dismissal was completed in full compliance with the legislation of Guyana and The Ministry of Labour of Guyana were in proper time informed of the layoff. In relation...

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Article
6 December 2010

The Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc’s treatment of bauxite workers does not reflect Rusal’s commitment to the UN Global Compact

Author: Everall Franklin, MP, in Stabroek News [Guyana]

It is clear that Rusal when dealing with the Berbice bauxite workers did not take the Global Compact into consideration even against the background of being given a free pass to break Guyana’s laws by the PPP/C government. This letter seeks to remind...

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Article
1 June 2010

[PDF] Doing business while advancing peace and development

Author: United Nations Global Compact

Conflict affects a society at all levels…business has an interest in promoting peace and development, two main objectives of the United Nations…what is the scope of the private sector’s contribution in conflict prevention, post-conflict reconstruction...

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Article
14 July 2009

UC RUSAL announces school project results in Mykolaiv [Ukraine]

Author: East Europe Foundation

...UC RUSAL's Centre for Social Projects in Mykolaiv has announced the results of its 100 Best Projects competition for children, which encourages children and teachers to be proactive in their communities…UC RUSAL provided more than UAH 100 thsd ...

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Article
11 October 2008
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Author: AFP

Au moins deux personnes ont été tuées...en Guinée dans une région minière et 12 blessées...[Ils] dénonçaient le "non respect" d'accords signés en 1984 entre la Compagnie des bauxites de Kindia (CBK) et les autorités locales, qui prévoyaient l...

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Article
10 October 2008

'Deaths' in Guinea mine protest

Author: BBC News

Two people have been shot dead by security forces during a protest against a Russian company mining bauxite in Guinea, witnesses have said... The mining company, Rusal, denies accusations that it failed to honour an agreement to provide public...

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10 October 2008

'Deaths' in Guinea mine protest

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Article
10 October 2008

One killed in Guinea protest over bauxite trains

Author: Reuters Africa

At least one person was killed when police in Guinea cleared protesters from a railway carrying bauxite for Russian aluminium company RUSAL, police and industry sources said on Friday... Local residents demanding mains electricity and regular running...

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Article
28 February 2008

Norilsk Targeted in Environmental Suit [Russia] [subscription required]

Author: Robin Paxton and Anastasia Teterevieva, Moscow Times

Norilsk Nickel was named in a 4.35 billion ruble ($178 million) pollution lawsuit filed by the Natural Resources Ministry's environmental watchdog on Wednesday in its largest-ever claim against a metals company...Stemming from the alleged pollution of...

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Article
19 February 2008

UC RUSAL launches large-scale social investment programme in Nigeria

Author: Metal Supply and Sales [Russia]

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today between RUSAL ALSCON, the Akwa Ibom State Government and Local Community Groups. Under the terms of the MOU, UC RUSAL ALSCON has committed to providing support in such areas as education, healthcare...

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