Canadian Government Abdicates Responsibility to Ensure Respect for Human Rights

Canadian Government Abdicates Responsibility to Ensure Respect for Human Rights May 16 2011 (Ottawa) Without ruling on allegations of human rights violations, the Canadian government has closed a complaint from indigenous communities affected by Goldcorp’s Marlin mine in Guatemala. The decision marks the end of a process that was both procedurally and substantively deficient, and … Continue reading

Goldcorp Asks Shareholders to Ignore International Consensus to Suspend Operations at its Marlin Mine in Guatemala

Goldcorp Asks Shareholders to Ignore International Consensus to Suspend Operations at its Marlin Mine in Guatemala May 19 2011 (Vancouver) After a year in which every major human rights body has called for the suspension of the Marlin mine in Guatemala, on Wednesday Goldcorp asked its shareholders to trust its judgment instead. Six percent of … Continue reading

Affected Communities from the Americas Demand that Canadian Mining Industry Respect Their Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 17, 2011   Contacts:         Amanda Kistler, Center for International Environmental Law – 604-220-4009 Jason Tockman, Mining Justice Alliance – 604-727-9081                         Affected Communities from the Americas Demand that Canadian Mining Industry Respect Their Rights   Vancouver, BC – Latin American human rights advocates are in Vancouver to testify about the … Continue reading

Boletín de Prensa: Comunidades Afectadadas de las Américas Exigen a la Industria Minera Canadiense Respetar sus Derechos

Boletín de Prensa martes el 17 de mayo de 2011 Contactos: Amanda Kistler, Center for International Environmental Law – 604-220-4009 Jason Tockman, Mining Justice Alliance – 604-727-9081 Comunidades Afectadadas de las Américas Exigen a la Industria Minera Canadiense Respetar sus Derechos     Vancouver, Canadá – Defensores de los derechos humanos de América Latina están … Continue reading

Actions Speak Louder than Words: A Critical Analysis of GoldCorp’s Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility Policies

Actions Speak Louder than Words: A Critical Analysis of GoldCorp’s Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility Policies, is an authoritative report released today by the International Human Rights Program (“IHRP”) at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law.  The report provides critical information to GoldCorp’s management and shareholders in advance of its AGM scheduled for … Continue reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mining Affected Communities Demand Goldcorp Respect Their Rights

Media Advisory For: Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Contact: Amanda Kistler, 604.220.4009, amanda.camigua @gmail.com Wyanne Sandler, 902.969.2869, btsmaritimes @gmail.com   Mining Affected Communities Demand Goldcorp Respect Their Rights WHAT:           Rally, street theatre, march and direct participation in Goldcorp AGM WHEN:           Wednesday, May 18 at 10am PST WHERE:         Pan Pacific Hotel, Crystal Ballroom, 300 – 999 Canada Place, and outside Vancouver, British Columbia – Community … Continue reading

36 European Civil Society Organisations and Networks Ask Swedish and Norwegian Pension Funds to Support Shareholder Resolution

The First Swedish National Pension Fund The Third Swedish National Pension Fund The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund The Seventh Swedish National Pension Fund Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) Request to support the Shareholders Resolution submitted to Goldcorp Inc. on March 16, 2011, regarding the implementation of precautionary measures granted by the Inter American Commission … Continue reading

FAQ: What You May Not Know About Goldcorp’s Marlin Mine in Guatemala

For those that have taken our action asking the Canadian Pension Plan to vote FOR the shareholder resolution, you may have received or may soon receive a response from Goldcorp, which demonstrates why urgent action is still necessary. As you will find summarized in the FAQ sheet, the company fails to address key issues that … Continue reading

30 Second ACTION for Human Rights: Tell the Canadian Pension Plan to vote for shareholder resolution

Tell the Canadian Pension Plan to vote for shareholder resolution Resolution asks Goldcorp to respect international law and voluntarily suspend the Marlin mine in Guatemala The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board currently has $256 million worth of shares in Goldcorp, the company that operates the highly-contested Marlin mine in Guatemala’s western highlands. In May 2010, … Continue reading