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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1 March 2012

[PDF] Integrating human rights due diligence into corporate risk management processes

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals

...This document…focuses on integrating human rights due diligence into corporate risk management processes…[I]t is increasingly evident that failure to effectively manage human rights issues effectively…carries significant financial, legal and...

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13 February 2012
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Author: Radio Mundo Real [Argentina]

En…la ciudad de Andalgalá…provincia de Catamarca…desde hace dos años los habitantes mantienen una fuerte resistencia a la minera “La Alumbrera” [parte de Musto Exploration -joint venture Goldcorp & Northern Orion Resources- & Xstrata] y que,...

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3 February 2012
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Author: Servindi

El paro…en Huarmey lograba su objetivo…[de] movilizar a la mayor cantidad de pobladores en forma pacífica…[pero] la Policía Nacional arremetió…contra los manifestantes…“los disparos de las bombas lacrimógenas afectaron la salud de ancianos, niños y...

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29 January 2012
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Author: Odalis Mejía, Periódico Hoy [República Dominicana]

La Academia de Ciencias de la República Dominicana (ACRD) consideró que el proyecto de explotación minera en la Loma de Miranda…es ambientalmente inviable, porque pone en peligro…[el acceso al] agua potable y…la agricultura de los valles de Bonao y La...

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25 January 2012

BHP Billiton: Dirty Energy - Alternative Annual Report 2011

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In November 2011 a group of NGOs including London Mining Network & BHP Billiton Watch released BHP Billiton: Dirty Energy ‘Alternative Annual Report 2011'. The report raises concerns about how BHP Billiton’s operations impact access to water &...

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17 January 2012
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Author: emol.com [Chile]

La Corte de Apelaciones de Coyhaique rechazó la solicitud de Energía Austral [parte de Xstrata] de levantar la orden de no innovar que el tribunal decretó el pasado 9 de enero, mediante la cual se suspendió, hasta resolver sobre el fondo del asunto, la...

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11 December 2011
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Author: Radio.uchile.cl

“Más presentes que nunca”. Esa fue la conclusión de los organizadores de la manifestación “Volvemos a la calle, Patagonia sin represas” luego de realizar este sábado una manifestación en Coyhaique en rechazo a los proyectos hidroeléctricos de...

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1 December 2011

Standard Life Investments issues report on implementation of UN Guiding Principles on business & human rights in extractives sector

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Business and Human Rights

Author: Standard Life Investments

Foreword by James Featherby...Investors regularly evaluate...a variety of risks that could impact on their investments, including the risks that social and environmental issues pose to secure, stable and safe operations. Human rights issues have been...

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24 November 2011
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Author: Sergio Sullca Condorí

Luego de un paciente trabajo de aproximadamente un año, pudimos terminar de acopiar las pruebas por delitos ambientales contra Xstrata Tintaya. La denuncia la pusimos hoy a las 8.00am en la fiscalía del medio ambiente en Cusco...La empresa minera tiene...

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