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4 May 2010

[PDF] Implementing a Corporate Free, Prior, and Informed Consent Policy: Benefits and Challenges

Author: Amy K. Lehr and Gare A. Smith, Foley-Hoag LLP

This report explores the benefits that Talisman Energy...might derive and the challenges it might encounter if it were to adopt a policy to secure the free, prior, and informed consent (“FPIC”) of indigenous peoples potentially impacted by its global...

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1 March 2007

[PDF] The Operation of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in a World of Corporate and Other Codes of Conduct

Author: Jane Nelson, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government

[With chapters on "The Growing Role & Importance of NGOs"; "NGOs & the Extractive Sector"; "NGO Accountability; "Strategies for Co-operative NGO-business engagment"] [Refers to Chevron, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Lafarge, Rhodia, EDF, SCA, Eni...

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1 May 2005

full report: "Annual review 2004"

Author: Intl. Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)

ICMM comprises 16 of the world’s largest mining and metals companies as well as 23 regional, national and commodity associations. [Company members: Alcoa, Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, BHP Billiton, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Lonmin,...

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1 May 2005

ICMM [Intl. Council on Mining & Metals] Annual Review 2004 released

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1 October 2004

[PDF] Corporate accountability to the poor? Assessing the effectiveness of community-based strategies

Author: Niamh Garvey & Peter Newell, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

While corporations secure access to decision-making and privilege through their contributions to state resources through taxes, and to economic development more generally by providing employment, the communities in which many TNCs invest, by contrast...

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4 August 2004

Analysis: Corporate responsibility and cultural change in Asian mining

Author: James Rose, Ethical Corporation

[refers to Rio Tinto, Lihir Gold, BHP Billiton, Newmont, Newcrest, WMC, Freeport-McMoRan]

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20 August 2003

Mining firms agree to observe world heritage sites

Author: Nick Trevethan, Reuters

Fifteen of the world's largest metal miners and producers have signed an agreement not to operate in world heritage sites like the Taj Mahal and Great Barrier Reef, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) said on Wednesday...ICMM...

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