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Rio Tinto

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

Rio Tinto website

Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

 

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2 March 2020

USA: Publish What You Pay calls on extractive companies to comment on latest SEC payment disclosure rules; including company responses

On 15 January 2020, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) released the latest proposed rule to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 1504 requires companies operating in the...

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1 March 2020

New Zealand: Rio Tinto's waste dump allegedly almost breached by floods causing locals to fear for potential devastation

A report published by The Guardian alleged that the mining conglomerate, Rio Tinto, has failed to deal with the waste dump that was almost breached by South Island floods. The incident, the report alleged, caused fear among the locals of potential...

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1 March 2020

Rio Tinto's response

28 February 2019...

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28 February 2020

Australia: Rio Tinto will invest $1.5 billion to reduce greenhouse gas emissions & become carbon-neutral by 2050

Author: Nick Toscano, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Rio Tinto pledges $1.5 billion to be 'carbon neutral' by 2050", 26 February 2020...

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28 February 2020

Rio Tinto's response

Author: Rio Tinto

... Rio Tinto is a founding member of the EITI, a supporter of the EITI Principles and has played an active role in this global standard since 2003. Rio Tinto supports the EITI’s position on project-by-project reporting. Our annual taxes paid report...

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17 February 2020

International Council on Mining and Metals updates company membership requirements with stronger social and environmental standards

Author: Matthew Hall, Mining Technology

"ICMM updates membership requirements for mining companies", 13 February 2020....

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8 January 2020
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Author: Christian Bouquet, The Conversation (South Africa)

"À Madagascar, l’accaparement des terres peut prendre des formes diverses", 7 janvier 2020...

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31 December 2019

So. Africa: Rio Tinto to restart mining operations after cutting back production over security concerns for its workers

Author: Reuters and Mining.com

"Rio Tinto to restart South African unit in 2020 after security scare", 30 December 2019....

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20 December 2019

Draft SEC oil and mining rule would facilitate corruption

Author: Oxfam

18 December 2019....

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13 December 2019

New company survey & report urges European companies & states to step up efforts to identify & address risks to defenders

Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in holding companies and states accountable for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation. However, defenders are increasingly defamed, harassed and killed for...

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