hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

Search Results

Your search returned 43 results. You are on page 2 of 5.

13 November 2013

Community-based group in Prestea reports “brutalities” by Golden Star Resources & state security against local residents, allegedly under guise of fighting illegal mining.

See full story

10 September 2013

Investigate human rights abuses in Prestea [Ghana]

Author: Abdul Karim Naatogmah, CitiFm Online (Ghana)

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Golden Star Resources to respond. Golden Star Resources did not respond.] A group calling itself the Concerned Citizens Association of Prestea (CCAP) has taken a swipe at [the]… alleged...

Read more

2 May 2013

Carbon, business ethics and human rights included in the sustainable palm oil agenda

Author: Rikke Netterstrom, CSR Asia

…[M]embers of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) voted with a vast majority to raise the bar for their certification standard, the RSPO Principles & Criteria (P&C)…[s]takeholders are already arguing over the merits of the revision:...

Read more

30 March 2013
+ Français - Hide

Author: GIZ

Le Centre pour la coopération avec le secteur privé (CCSP) s’efforce d’engager des partenariats avec des sociétés...afin de promouvoir la responsabilité sociétale des entreprises (RSE) en Afrique subsaharienne...le Centre considère qu’un comportement...

Read more

1 December 2012

[PDF] Shaping Corporate Social Responsibility in sub-Saharan Africa - Guidance Notes from a Mapping Survey

Author: GIZ (Center for Cooperation with the Private Sector - CCPS, South Africa)

The GIZ Center for Cooperation with the Private Sector (CCPS) endeavours to partner with companies...to promote Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in sub-Saharan Africa; in doing so, it [considers]...that through socially and environmentally...

Read more

28 March 2012

[PDF] Conflict-Free Gold Standard Exposure Draft March 2012

Author: World Gold Council

The World Gold Council Conflict Free Gold Standard provides a mechanism by which gold producers can assess the risk that their operations may contribute to armed conflict and associated serious human rights abuses...[G]old producers who are in...

Read more

1 March 2010

[PDF] Unrestrained Consumption - on Africa's Expense

Author: DanWatch

The African continent contains a large proportion of the world’s metal and mineral reserves, and African countries are thus the proprietors of a valuable natural resource...[but] the African countries from which these materials are extracted remain...

Read more

Company non-response
3 January 2010

Golden Star Resources did not respond to: Report highlights negative social impact of tax avoidance by mining companies in Africa.

Read more

15 October 2009

[DOC] Statement of WACAM on the cyanide spillage by Newmont Ahafo mine [Ghana]

Author: Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, Wassa Communities Affected by Mining [Ghana]

It is worrying that Newmont employed every conceivable means including scientific dishonesty and misinformation to avoid taking responsibility for the consequences of the cyanide spillage. ...The cyanide spillage has exposed the weaknesses in the...

Read more

2 March 2009
+ Français - Hide

Author: Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)

...Il s’agit d’un rapport d’évaluation de sept pays ouest africains portant sur la gestion transparente, responsable, équitable et durable des ressources naturelles pour un développement efficace et efficient des pays situés dans la sous-région...Bien...

Read more