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Rio Tinto

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

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Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

 

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16 August 2016
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Author: Thiam Mohamed Jacob, Guineenews (Guinée)

"Guinée : Les mines un leurre pour le développement"; 15 août 2016...

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16 August 2016

Papua New Guinea: As Rio Tinto pulls out of Bougainville mine, provincial govt. opposes transfer of shares to natl. govt. & company’s refusal to take responsibility for legacy issues

In June 2016, Rio Tinto gave up its controlling interest in Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL), which operated the Panguna copper and gold mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG) from 1972 to 1989, and which held an exploration license in the Panguna region....

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16 August 2016

Rio Tinto response

Author: Rio Tinto

12 Aug 2016...

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29 July 2016

Philippines: World’s largest carbon producers ordered to respond to complaint alleging human rights abuses from climate change

In September 2015, civil society groups and typhoon survivors brought a complaint before the Commission of Human Rights of the Philippines calling for an investigation into the responsibility of big fossil fuel companies for fuelling climate change...

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25 July 2016
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Author: Guineenews

"Projet de licenciement massif à Rio : voici le résultat des négociations avec la Guinée (Exclusif)", 22 juillet 2016...

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23 June 2016

Report highlights new prospects for holding corporations accountable for human rights impacts of climate change

Author: Keely Boom, Julie-Anne Richards & Stephen Leonard, Climate Justice Programme (Australia)

"Climate Justice: The international momentum towards climate litigation", Jun 2016...

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21 June 2016

Full report: "On Dangerous Ground"

Author: Global Witness

2015 was the worst year on record for killings of land and environmental defenders…On average, more than three people were killed every week in 2015…The worst hit countries were Brazil (50 killings), the Philippines (33) and Colombia (26). Mining was...

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20 June 2016
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En 2015 más de tres personas a la semana murieron asesinadas por defender su tierra, sus bosques y sus ríos frente a industrias destructivas.  En el informe En terreno peligroso, se documentan 185 muertes que se sabe que acaecieron el año pasado por...

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16 May 2016

Rio Tinto’s submission to the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark disclosure platform

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8 May 2016

South Africa: Community protests against Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Mine over "unequal treatment of host communities" disrupt operations

Author: Nompumelelo Magwaza

"Blockade closed Richards Bay Minerals mine", 9 May 2016...

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