Labor Rights Violation in Argentina The Brasilian group Vale S.A. heads a multi-billion potassium mine project in Rio Colorado, Argentina, which is planed to start… Read More »Vale S.A. : Suspension of a potassium mine project in Argentina
FACING FINANCE keeps constant record of incidents on the involvement of investments in human rights violations, international law infringements or environmental devastations.
Fraud and tax avoidance Tanzania Tanzania, located atop 45 million ounce of gold, economically valued at US$39 billion, is Africa’s third largest gold producer. Barrick… Read More »Barrick Gold and AngloGold Ashanti (AGA): profiting from deception and depriving Tanzania
Environmental devastation in Tanzania Barrick Gold is running a gold mine in the Mara-district in North Tanzania. People claimed that the tailing dam was leaking… Read More »Barrick Gold: High levels of various metals contaminate the environment
Environmental destruction in Malaysia The Finnish energy multinational Neste Oil is considering to expand its business in palm oil production in South East Asia and… Read More »Neste Oil: Finnish energy corporation involved in deforestation and land grabbing
Environmental and Security Hazards in Namibia According to a study of the Dutch nongovernmental organization SOMO workers of the Rössing Uranium mine in Namibia are… Read More »Rio Tinto: Lack of Information on Health Risks for Uranium Miners