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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24 April 2008

Xstrata hit with Australia lead exposure claim

Author: Reuters

An Australian law firm said…it had begun legal proceedings against miner Xstrata over a 6-year-old girl who has suffered injuries...allegedly linked to lead exposure from the company's Mount Isa mining complex...The claim alleges that Mount Isa Mines...

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1 May 2008

[PDF] Investing in Conflict - Public Money, Private Gain: Goldcorp in the Americas

Author: Dawn Paley, MiningWatch Canada and Rights Action

The nexus of mining companies, the mainstream media, the Canadian government, International Finance Institutions and bought off NGOs work hard to keep the reality of large-scale, open pit mines out of picture, keep community resistance marginalized.....

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21 May 2008
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Author: Rodolfo Montes, La Capital [Argentina]

El cianuro fue, y hay quienes aseguran que continúa siendo —la empresa lo niega— , el clásico elemento químico imprescindible para separar las partículas de oro que obtiene La Alumbrera [(parte de Musto Exploration [de Goldcorp & Northern Orion...

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1 June 2008
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Author: ComunicaRSE

La semana pasada ComunicaRSE publicó una información que consignaba que la Cámara Federal de Apelaciones de Tucumán dictó el procesamiento del Contador Julián Rooney como presunto autor del delito de contaminación con motivo de la descarga de efluentes...

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1 June 2008
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1 June 2008
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Author: ComunicaRSE

La Cámara Federal de Tucumán procesó al vicepresidente de la empresa Bajo La Alumbrera [parte de Musto Exploration (de Goldcorp & Northern Orion Resources) & Xstrata] Julián Patricio Rooney, como presunto autor penalmente responsable del delito...

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4 June 2008

Amid International Calls for Business Help in Fighting Pandemics, Global Honors Point the Way Forward

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

The HIV/AIDS winners include Viacom (leadership); Standard Bank (workplace); Telkom, (testing and counseling); Intesa Sanpaolo (community philanthropy); BBC World Service Trust (core competence); Xstrata Coal South Africa (community initiative);...

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4 June 2008

Global Business Coalition awards nine companies for efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria

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6 June 2008

Global Business Coalition To Award Nine Companies for Efforts To Fight HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria

Author: Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report [USA]

The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria…award[s] nine companies for their efforts to fight the three diseases among employees…[Awardees include]…The South African company Xstrata Coal…for…improv[ing] HIV services at clinics...

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18 June 2008

First Ever in Latin America: Mining Corporation Charged with “Crimes Against the Environment” in Catamarca, Argentina

Author: David Modersbach, National University of Rosario, Argentina

...the Federal Chambers of Tucumán in Argentina brought criminal charges of environmental contamination against Julián Rooney, Vice-President of Bajo La Alumbrera, Argentina’s largest mining operation...the company will appeal the ruling...This is the...

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