Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

Canada Needs a Human Rights Ombudsperson for the International Mining, Oil and Gas Sectors

January 23, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Corporate Social Responsibility.

Human rights abuses at Canadian-owned mining sites around the world are widespread and well-documented. Victims of such abuse have nowhere to turn to seek justice. MiningWatch has joined with the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) to urge Canada to create an effective, independent Ombudsman for the Extractive Sector to hold Canadian mining companies to • Read More »

Imagine if Canada were Open for Justice!

January 30, 2014 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Corporate Social Responsibility.

At MiningWatch we live and breathe news about mining. But what’s good news for companies and their investors may be bad news for affected communities and anyone concerned about issues like human rights, the environment, economic justice, government accountability…(the list is long). We have to give ourselves a slap up the head every once in • Read More »