Tag Archives: CSR

Report – Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Conflict: OceanaGold and the El Dorado Foundation in El Salvador

The full report, executive summary, and a print version are available for download here, at MiningWatch’s website. This report documents the current activities of the El Dorado Foundation, which was originally established by Pacific Rim Mining in El Salvador in 2005, … Continue reading

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Tensions rise after murder of Guatemalan indigenous activist opposed to Canada’s Tahoe Resources silver project (La politica es la politica)

Article providing an in-depth look at the kidnapping and murder of Xinca leaders on March 17, 2013.  This piece includes quotes from Tahoe Resources, the UN High Commission for Human Rights, and the US Embassy in Guatemala.  It also goes on … Continue reading

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Green Mining or Green Washing? Corporate Social Responsibility and the Mining Sector in Canada (MiningWatch)

This article was written, translated and published in French in the journal  En Question (No 102, Sept 2012). Citing a number of mining projects in Canada, it questions current practices and frameworks associated with ‘corporate social responsibility’.   [From the … Continue reading

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