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BHP Billiton

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Australia

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Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

 

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23 February 2017

Corporate Readiness and the Human Rights Risks of Applying FPIC in the Global Mining Industry

Author: Deanna KEMP, John R OWEN, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

As indigenous peoples have sought recognition of their individual and collective rights, the topic of free prior and informed consent (FPIC) has been pushed to the forefront of debates about resource development…The relevance of FPIC to mining is...

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14 February 2017
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En protestas que iniciaron el 3 de febrero, varios líderes indígenas wayúu han sido detenidos por la policía, para desbloquear el acceso a la vía del tren. Los indígenas protestan por la falta de consulta previa, libre e informada.

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9 February 2017

Publish What You Pay urges oil, gas & mining firms to support US law on disclosure of payments to govts. - statements of support by 13 firms

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has invited 30 companies to respond to an open letter by Publish What You Pay coalitions and several of their member NGOs.  The letter urges the 30 companies to issue statements in support of disclosure by...

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7 February 2017
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Author: CEPAL

"Minería: Flujos financieros ilícitos en los países andinos": La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) publicó hace poco un estudio donde analiza cómo las empresas del sector minero en los países andinos usan diversas técnicas de...

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3 February 2017

BHP response & statement on repeal of transparency regulations under US Dodd-Frank Act section 1504

Author: BHP Billiton

“BHP Billiton is aware of on-going developments around the Congressional Review Act now being considered by US Congress and we are in discussion with relevant Washington stakeholders on this matter....

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1 February 2017

Is Congress voting for corruption?

Author: [opinion] Isabel Munilla, senior policy advisor for extractive industries - Oxfam America, in The Hill (USA)

...[You] might find it perplexing that scrapping an anti-corruption law is at the top of the congressional to-do list in Washington.  But Congress will seek to do just that this week by voting to roll back rules to implement the landmark bipartisan...

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31 January 2017

US Congress undoes Dodd-Frank regulations on extractive industry revenue transparency

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26 January 2017

FACT Coalition urges US Congress to keep anti-corruption provisions of Dodd-Frank Act

Author: Financial Accountability & Corporate Transparency Coalition

“Letter to House Urging Lawmakers to Oppose Efforts to Overturn the Bipartisan Cardin-Lugar Anti-Corruption Measure”, 26 January 2017...

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23 January 2017
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Author: El Espectador

“Cerrejón acepta hacer consulta previa por el desvío del arroyo Bruno”- 21 de enero...

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28 December 2016
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