In this this in-depth report from Rio Tinto, Bruce Harvey and Vicky Bowman discuss the ways in which Rio Tinto is integrating human rights performance into their overall business plan.
In this report from Evidence & Lessons from Latin America, researchers explain the innovating ways that countries in Latin America are dealing with conflict fostered by extractive industries.
From Controversy to Consensus? Lessons Learned from Government and Company Consultations with Indigenous Organizations in Peru and Bolivia
In light of the urgent need to reduce conflict around extractive industry and other large-scale development projects with potentially significant impacts on indigenous peoples and local communities, Oxfam America compiled case studies in this report highlighting lessons learned from three community consultation experiences.
This report from the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative aims to build knowledge about how corporate cultures in mining companies influence how well those companies manage conflict with local communities.
This publication provides an overview of extractive industries and CRS’ involvement with this issue. It discusses common economic, governance, environmental and public health impacts of poorly managed extractive industries at the local and national levels as well as their links with conflict.
The World Economic Forum’s Responsible Mineral Development Initiative (RMDI) was launched to explore the views, priorities and concerns of key stakeholders on mineral development, and to seek answers on what works, what does not, where discontent and frustration most commonly arise, and where improvements should occur.
The Peruvian government, the mining industry, international donors and civil society must act quickly to help the country break the current cycle of conflict and ensure that mining helps reduce poverty and contributes to Peru’s development.
This book presents case studies of effective, innovative reform programs designed and implemented by business associations, think tanks, and other independent organizations in partnership with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE).
This report presents the preliminary findings of the research of the World Economic Forum’s Responsible Mineral Development Initiative (RMDI) covering 13 countries in three regions. It is offered as a basis for further discussion to determine additional research, policy and action oriented deliverables of this initiative for 2011 and beyond.
This report summarizes the presentations and discussion at an international conference hosted by organizations concerned with reform of the oil, gas, and mining industries to discuss contracts between corporations and governments.