Xstrata (part of Glencore)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Switzerland

Xstrata merged with Glencore in May 2013.  The merged company was called Glencore Xstrata until it changed its name back to Glencore in May 2014.

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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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5 August 2013

Colombia: debating the impact of mineral wealth

Author: Hilaire Avril for Lawyers for Better Business

As Colombia prepares the join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, there is a vigorous national debate about the impact of exploiting the country's vast mineral wealth. People have been shocked to discover that some extractive companies,...

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21 July 2013

“Glencore Xstrata’s Espinar Province Mines: Cumulative Impacts to Human Health and the Environment”

Author: The Center for Science in Public Participation for Oxfam America

July 2013...

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1 July 2013

Amicus Brief filed in case against mining company El Cerrejón [Colombia]

Author: Colombian Caravana UK Lawyers Group and Bar Human Rights Committee (UK)

…Cerrejón…[part of Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Xstrata] is one of the largest open-cast coal mines in the world. However since beginning operations, it has been accused of infringing the rights of local people, including indigenous groups...

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7 June 2013

Can post-conflict Colombia be a business and human rights leader?

Author: Annie Kelly, Guardian (UK)

...the United Fruit Company slaughter stands as a monument in the turbulent history of human rights and business in Colombia. Now...could a new era be dawning?..."...the country's reputation as a place where business was interlaced with conflict,...

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5 June 2013
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Author: Comité Minero Energético - Seguridad y Derechos Humanos (Colombia)

Este documento es la tercera versión de las recomendaciones del CME dirigidas a las empresas para gestionar riesgos de derechos humanos relacionados con la seguridad pública y privada…Recomendaciones…Planear: identificar oportunidades, impactos y...

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17 May 2013

New report published by Indigenous Peoples Links on free prior and informed consent & mining industry

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30 April 2013

[PDF] ICMM launches Health and Safety Conference report

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

ICMM has launched the report of the Health and Safety Conference held in Santiago, Chile, in November 2012. The conference brought together 19 companies, over 300 delegates and five chief executives to share lessons and learn from each other. Based...

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29 April 2013
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Author: Andina (Perú)

Las compañías y mineras están incrementando sus compromisos con los derechos humanos…en particular con los de los pueblos indígenas, revela el estudio de…Oxfam América sobre el Índice sobre Consentimiento de la Comunidad en el sector extractivo. Según...

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