Overdue diligence (A. Margolis)

Author

Adrienne Margolis

Keywords

Mining; Human rights; Mining industry; Natural resources; War zones

Abstract

Discusses the issue of human rights for companies involved in mining industries operating in war zones or fragile states. Reports on guidelines being developed by the OECD, the Harvard Kennedy School , the International Finance Corporation, and the International Council on Mining and Metals. Notes also the establishment of the Diamond Development Initiative to encourage ethical production and distribution of valuable natural resources. Includes case studies involving Rio Tinto and Shell.

Citation

(2010, Jun) 55, 57 International Bar News 59-61

Paper

Overdue diligence