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Toxic spill at Grupo Mexico copper mine

28 August, 2014IndustriALL Global Union Mexican affiliate Los Mineros is calling for an independent enquiry into a toxic spill earlier this month that caused serious environmental damage at one of the world’s largest copper mines. IndustriALL, which is campaigning for sustainable economic policy, supports the call.

Historic ceasefire in Colombia

31 August, 2016A bilateral and definitive ceasefire agreed by the Colombian government and the FARC will bring peace to the country after 50 years of violence.

IndustriALL shows solidarity with victims of BHP Billiton

20 October, 2016As BHP Billiton shareholders meet in London, IndustriALL sends solidarity to mining giant's victims

COP22 Marrakesh Blog – Day 3 Wednesday 9 November 2016

10 November, 2016IndustriALL's director for sustainability Brian Kohler blogs from day three of the twenty-second Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), 9 November in Marrakesh, Morocco.

COP22 Marrakesh Blog – Day 5 Friday 11 November 2016

14 November, 2016IndustriALL's director for sustainability Brian Kohler blogs from day five of the twenty-second Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), 11 November in Marrakesh, Morocco.

Rio Tinto voted worst company linked to Olympics

23 July, 2012Rio Tinto was awarded the gold medal on Friday 20 July in London, after being voted the worst company linked to the London Olympics.

Case study: Glencore in Colombia

2 August, 2018Colombia is another of the resource-rich, conflict-ridden countries favoured by Glencore. The company is well known in the country for its violations of the environment and workers rights, including health and safety and the freedom of association.

Global call for climate action on 27 September

19 September, 2019IndustriALL Global Union is calling on affiliates to take action on 27 September as part of the worldwide movement to combat climate change.

What are tailings dams?

13 February, 2019No one ever hears about tailings dams until they go wrong. But when they fail, the results can be catastrophic. So, as their numbers increase, what exactly are tailings dams and why should we be worried?

UK court rules in favour of hearing case of mine water pollution in Zambia

6 May, 2019In a landmark case likely to open doors for lawsuits against multinational mining companies that discharge toxic waste into rivers where community livelihoods depend on, the UK supreme court held that the case brought against Vedanta Resources will be heard in the English courts.