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Coal giant recognises water management responsibility

  • 18 July 2008

Resources giant Anglo American’s coal subsidiary, Anglo Coal, declares in its report, ‘Leading for sustainable coal’, which was released in June, that it recognises water as a critical resource that requires responsible management in both its use and in its…


Les groupes miniers réticents à  partager leurs bénéfices

  • 14 February 2008

Le "rapport 2007 sur l'investissement dans le monde" du Programme des Nations unies sur le développement (PNUD) a mis l'accent sur les effets des activités des industries extractives sur le développement, prônant un certain nombre d'initiatives destinées à  transformer les…


RD Congo : L’or, toujours au cÅ“ur des conflits

  • 14 January 2008

La carte de conflits en RD Congo reproduit largement celle de l’or, de diamant et Uranium qui lui sont liées. Un pays qui réunit ces trois sources de richesse ou (au choix) de malédiction. Les conflits considérés comme un mode…


Business and HIV/AIDS: What have we learnt?

  • 21 December 2007

A report by Business Action for Africa titled Business and HIV/AIDS: What have we learnt? ( 1.2 MB) highlights the role that the private sector plays in tackling the impacts of HIV and AIDS in developing countries. It makes the…


SA mine safety under fire

  • 14 November 2007

AN ACCIDENT AT Harmony Gold’s Elandsrand mine — trapping 3 200 workers 2km underground for up to 30 hours early in October — was the tipping point for the South African government with regard to its mining industry’s safety performance.…


Business call for stronger green regulations

  • 19 June 2007

According to a new report released yesterday firms should be subject to "stronger frameworks of law and regulation", multinationals should use their political influence to demand more stringent legislation, and businesses should redefine success to include social, environmental and human…


Environment and Employment top Mining & Metals CSR Agenda

  • 7 June 2007

Environment and employment are currently the major concerns regarding the Mining & Metals industry’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) record, states a report released today by Geneva-based reputation research firm Covalence, Covalence Mining & Metals Industry Report 2007. For 2006 to…

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