Company survey response

Rio Tinto

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

Rio Tinto website

Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

 

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20 April 2016

Paper assesses impact of US Supreme Court Kiobel decision on transnational litigation of corporate human rights abuses since 2013

Author: Maria Chiara Marullo & Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot, Universidad Jaume I (Spain)

"Transnational Human Rights Litigations.  Kiobel's Touch and Concern: A Test under Construction", 14 Apr 2016...

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19 April 2016
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Author: guineetime.com (Guinée)

"Guinée: la Fondation Rio Tinto tient une séance d’information à Labé", 13 avril 2016...

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18 April 2016

Zimbabwe: Report and Video expose rights violations by multinational company, Green Fuel, says govt. complicit in community rights violations

Using the case of a multinational company, Green Fuel, operating in Chisumbanje, Zimbabwe, a report and video by researcher Michael Hobbes exposes rights violations that include land grabs, displacements, destruction of livelihoods, and use of force...

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12 April 2016

USA: California pension fund manager CalPERS urges Rio Tinto to vote in favour of resolution to disclose climate actions

Author: Rob Kozlowski, Pensions & Investments (USA)

"CalPERS backing climate change proxy resolution for mining company", 8 Apr 2016...

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22 March 2016

Shift releases new reporting database to shed light on corporate human rights performance

The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database was developed by Shift in support of the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework, a joint initiative of Shift and Mazars...The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database shows what companies say about how...

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17 March 2016

Community development agreements between natural resource firms & stakeholders - brief on good practices

Author: Jennifer Loutit, Jacqueline Mandelbaum and Sam Szoke-Burke, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (USA)

"Emerging Practices in Community Development Agreements", Feb. 2016...

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18 February 2016

Signet adopts policy promoting transparency in diamond supply chain

Author: Janet H. Cho, Plain Dealer (USA)

"Signet Jewelers adopts policy to promote more openness and trust in the diamond supply chain", Feb 16, 2016...

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15 February 2016
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Author: AFP

« Norvège: retrait du fonds souverain de 73 entreprises dont il jugeait l'impact social ou environnemental néfaste », 4 février 2016...

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5 February 2016

UK: Pension funds file shareholder motions urging greater transparency by mining firms on climate risks

Author: Michael Klimes, Professional Pensions

"UK schemes join global battle against mining giants over climate change", 2 Feb 2016...

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11 January 2016

Corporate tax avoidance “is now a structural cause of growing global inequality”, says former Australian Deputy Prime Minister

Author: Wayne Swan, former Deputy Prime Minister & Treasurer of Australia, on Guardian (UK)

"Wayne Swan: Tax avoidance impoverishes us all. Fighting it requires challenging the powerful", 11 Jan 2016...

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