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.
Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Author: Sun.Star [Philippines]
A major mining venture in Mindanao facing stiff opposition from various groups, including a key Catholic Church bishop, is banking on its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to win the support of critics. Bella Lechonsito, community development and...
Author: The Economist
The [mining] industry is booming...But in the Andean highlands that contain the mineral deposits, some Peruvians are turning against the mining companies. The latest battle is at Rio Blanco...Monterrico Metals [recently sold to Zijin Consortium],...
- Related stories: Perú: 3 comunidades votan abrumadoramente en contra de proyecto minero Río Blanco de Majaz
- Related companies: Minera Majaz (part of Monterrico Metals) Minera Yanacocha (joint venture Newmont & Compañía de Minas Buenaventura) Monterrico Metals (part of Zijin) Newmont Xstrata (part of Glencore Xstrata) Zijin
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- Related companies: Xstrata (part of Glencore Xstrata)
[PDF] full report: "Fanning the Flames: The role of British mining companies in conflict and the violation of human rights"
Author: Mark Curtis, War on Want
This report forms part of War on Want’s campaign to confront those companies which exacerbate or profit from war…The following pages examine the role of the mining industry in exacerbating conflict and human rights abuse across the world…War on Want...
- Related companies: Anglo American Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American) AngloGold Ashanti Asia Energy (part of GCM Resources) BHP Billiton Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore Xstrata) GCM Resources Monterrico Metals (part of Zijin) Oxus Gold Rio Tinto Vedanta Resources Xstrata (part of Glencore Xstrata)
[PDF] AIDS and the private sector: The case of South Africa - Private action for the public good: Moving HIV programmes into the community
Author: Overseas Development Institute Briefing Paper, by Melissa Davis, Corporate Responsibility Consultant, Fiona Samuels, Research Fellow, ODI and Kent Buse, Research Fellow, ODI
This Briefing Paper provides a snapshot of MNC [multinational corporation] programmes that focus on AIDS outside the workplace. It explores the ‘business case’ for the MNC response to the epidemic and highlights some of the debates about the role of...
Author: James Macharia, Reuters
South Africa's biggest miners' union launched a one-day national strike on Tuesday to protest against deaths in the country's mines, disrupting operations across the world's top producer of platinum and gold... Lesiba Seshoka, the National Union of...
Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
In November 2007, War on Want released a report, "Fanning the Flames: The role of British mining companies in conflict and the violation of human rights". The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies referred to in the report...
- Related stories: War on Want report alleges UK mining companies involved in human rights abuses overseas
- Related in-depth areas: Complicity Killings - an introduction NGO Supply chain War on Want report & responses
- Related companies: Anglo American AngloGold Ashanti BHP Billiton Monterrico Metals (part of Zijin) Oxus Gold Rio Tinto Vedanta Resources Xstrata (part of Glencore Xstrata)