Canadian Social Responsibility

A survey by the Canadian Centre for the Study of Resource Conflict found that Canadian companies have very little interest in issues linked to Corporate Social Responsibility. This lack of interest in CSR explains why a representative of a Canadian mining company made this remarkable statement:  “Our shareholders don’t care …


Mercury pollution in south-east Venezuela

A study recently completed by the ARA network in Venezuela has found that a significant percentage of the mining population in the Bolivar and Amazonas states are affecting by mercury contamination. The analysis also shows that there are high levels of toxicity in the air, water, sediment, soil, aquatic animals …

Andris Piebalgs

EU Commissioner cites LAMMP

The European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, has recognised the importance of supporting indigenous women and mentioned LAMMP’s project

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Civic strike in Colombia

In Colombia the grass-roots group  “La Guajira Platform of Unity and Coordination”  is organising an indefinite civic strike against Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Glencore Xstrata.