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Rio Tinto makes billion dollar pledge to go carbon neutral

Luke Michael, Monday, 2nd March 2020 -  The company is investing $1.5 billion to reduce its carbon footprint Rio Tinto has joined the growing list of businesses promising to reach net zero emissions by 2050. The mining giant

Human Rights Watchdog to Put Corporations on a Leash

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 27th June 2018 -  A pack of “watchdogs” has descended on Parliament House to call for a human rights watchdog to protect women’s rights and put corporations “on a leash”. The event, held on Wednesday,

World’s Biggest Mining Company Sides with Enviro Groups in Advocacy Standoff

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 9th November 2017 -  Environmental groups have welcomed an announcement by the world’s biggest mining company that it will not support a push to strip environmental groups of their right to advocate.

Environmental Charities Engaged in Bitter Stand-Off with Mining Lobby Over Advocacy

Luke Michael, Monday, 4th September 2017 -  Environmental charities and the mining lobby are engaged in a bitter stand-off over political advocacy, with the mining sector’s attempt to curtail environmental advocacy undermined

Charity Defends DGR Status as a Champion for Environment and Democracy

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 17th July 2017 -  An environmental organisation has defended itself against a call from a major NSW mining lobby to see the charity stripped of its Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status. A submission

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Mining Social Enterprise Potential in WA

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd April 2015 -  A unique social enterprise solution is the result of a $30 million corporate-NFP partnership aiming to revitalise a remote West Australian mining town, writes Nadia Boyce in this

Call To Remove Charity Status from Protest Groups

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 17th February 2015 -  There’s been an angry response from the Not for Profit sector after the NSW Minerals Council called for the charity status of mining protest groups to be revoked. NSW Minerals…

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After the Mining Boom. What Next for Forgotten Employees?

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 2nd February 2015 -  With the highest unemployment rate in Australia, WA is struggling to keep its workers employed and those with disability, mental illness or experiencing homelessness will struggle

Aus Co-operatives A Hidden ‘Ninja’ Economy

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 19th November 2014 -  The co-operatives and mutuals sector has been hailed as an undervalued ‘ninja’ economy by advocates as a report is released showing the sector makes the same contribution…

Indigenous Risk for Complacent Companies

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 19th November 2014 -  Mining, oil and gas companies working on project sites worldwide remain poorly positioned to manage work on Indigenous lands, posing high risk to shareholders and investors, according…

New Report Brings Shared Value to Aussie Miners

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th November 2014 -  The extractives sector, Australia’s leading export market, can best deliver shared value by tying business success to the prosperity of host communities and countries,…

Aussie Miners’ ‘Social Licence’ Spurious: Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th February 2014 -  Australian mining companies are employing a debatable and ill-defined concept to justify their presence in local communities, new University of Melbourne research suggests.…
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