When push comes to shovels: Fast-growing Goldcorp says it takes corporate social responsibility seriously, but words don’t always line up with actions

http://corporateknights.com/article/when-push-comes-shovels?page=show When push comes to shovels 3 December, 2012 Fast-growing Goldcorp says it takes corporate social responsibility seriously, but words don’t always line up with actions Written by Stephanie Boyd, Contributor Illustration Paul Roger Last year, Vancouver-based Goldcorp was removed from the Dow Jones Sustainability Index as accusations swirled of human rights abuses and environmental … Continue reading

Watchdog group questions MP trip to Guatemala

Watchdog group questions MP trip to Guatemala CBC News Posted: Sep 19, 2012 7:09 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 19, 2012 7:06 PM ET Read 112comments112 MPs and lobbying ethics A trip by five Canadian parliamentarians to Guatemala at the invitation of Canadian mining giant Goldcorp has drawn questions from a mining industry watchdog group … Continue reading

Canadian Parliamentarians meet with Guatemalan Legislators on Goldcorp’s Ticket

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2012 Canadian Parliamentarians meet with Guatemalan Legislators on Goldcorp’s Ticket (Ottawa) Records filed Monday confirm that four Canadian Members of Parliament and one Senator flew on Goldcorp’s tab to visit company operations in Guatemala and meet with legislators in charge of mines at the end of August. Don Boudria, a … Continue reading

La resistencia sigue en Sipakapa

La resistencia sigue en Sipakapa Representantes de las comunidades del pueblo de Sipakapa, San Marcos, reunidos en el parque central, solicitaron al Concejo Municipal de Sipakapa respeto a la decisión de no aceptar la explotación minera de metales en su territorio manifestada en la Consulta Comunitaria de buena fé, realizada el 18 de junio de 2005. Cientos … Continue reading

Jefes ediles rechazan minería

Jefes ediles rechazan minería http://www.prensalibre.com/san_marcos/Jefes-ediles-rechazan-mineria_0_715128499.html Doce alcaldes de la zona fría de San Marcos se reunieron el martes último en la cabecera de ese departamento, para manifestar su malestar porque el Ministerio de Energía y Minas otorgó dos licencias de exploración. Los inconformes dijeron que el 12 de marzo último, la Municipalidad de Tacaná recibió … Continue reading