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Depuis 1900, les désastres naturels auraient fait huit millions de morts

Depuis 1900, les désastres naturels auraient fait huit millions de morts | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Selon une étude publiée ce lundi, en un peu plus d'un siècle, les désastres naturels ont ont tué 50 000 personnes par an et coûté environ 6140 milliards d'euros. Inondations et tempêtes représentent 60% de ces catastrophes.
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Fracking will ruin sacred, preserved sites in the ‘American cradle of civilization’ - lawsuit

Fracking will ruin sacred, preserved sites in the ‘American cradle of civilization’ - lawsuit | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
A Navajo advocacy group has asked a federal judge to halt hydraulic fracking permits in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico, claiming that drilling threatens a historic UNESCO heritage site considered sacred by Navajo, Hopi and Pueblo peoples.
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Frackin' puzzling.

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Aboriginal think-tank says more resource development needed in North

Aboriginal think-tank says more resource development needed in North | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
An Aboriginal development think-tank says the North has a lot of catching up to do when it comes to the quality of life of its people. Its answer: more resource development.
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NAEDB is an advisory group on Aboriginal economic development for the federal government and is headed by First Nations leader and B.C. businessman Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian Band

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Occasional Paper: Human Rights Defenders and Business - Searching for Common Ground - Reports

Occasional Paper: Human Rights Defenders and Business - Searching for Common Ground - Reports | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
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Brazil sues BHP, Vale for 'initial' $5 billion over spill | MINING.com

Brazil sues BHP, Vale for 'initial' $5 billion over spill | MINING.com | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Federal government, two states sue iron ore giants over devastation from dam burst that washed mud 600km down Brazil's second largest river system.
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BHP hits fresh 7-year low as mud from Brazil disaster reaches Atlantic Ocean | MINING.com

BHP hits fresh 7-year low as mud from Brazil disaster reaches Atlantic Ocean | MINING.com | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
The news came as the price of iron ore continues its month-long retreat, diving to a fresh 10-year low Tuesday to $43.69, according to The Metal Bulletin index.
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Vale: 'Several years' to recover from Brazil mine disaster | MINING.com

Vale: 'Several years' to recover from Brazil mine disaster | MINING.com | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Mine waste has oozed 440 kilometres downstream and now covers two states.
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L’acceptabilité sociale au-delà du logiciel - Boréalis

L’acceptabilité sociale au-delà du logiciel - Boréalis | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Plusieurs organisations considèrent l’achat d’un système de gestion de l’information (logiciel) comme solution infaillible pour une bonne performance sociale.
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BHP Billiton hits decade low on Brazil tragedy update | MINING.com

BHP Billiton hits decade low on Brazil tragedy update | MINING.com | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
The miner has also been extremely hard-hit in recent months by a double whammy of falling prices and China fears.
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BHP Billiton hits seven-year low in wake of Brazil disaster | MINING.com

BHP Billiton hits seven-year low in wake of Brazil disaster | MINING.com | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Analysts estimate the accident is likely to keep the the Samarco iron ore mine shut until financial 2019, with clean-up costs exceeding US$1 billion.
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Brésil: au moins 17 morts après la rupture d'un barrage minier | Amérique latine

Brésil: au moins 17 morts après la rupture d'un barrage minier | Amérique latine | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Au moins 17 personnes ont péri jeudi dans le sud-est du Brésil après l'effondrement d'un barrage minier à l'origine d'une gigantesque coulée de boue ayant ravagé un...
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Why iron ore prices don't worry Rio Tinto

Why iron ore prices don't worry Rio Tinto | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Despite a tumbling iron ore price and troubles in China, Rio Tinto’s Andrew Harding is not losing sleep at night. The mining giant’s head of iron ore explains why.
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Rare earth producers say illegal mining in China responsible for low prices | MINING.com

Rare earth producers say illegal mining in China responsible for low prices | MINING.com | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
As a result, all rare earths producers inside and outside China are facing extremely challenging conditions, say insiders.
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Tunisie : quand la mobilisation sociale ne fait pas les affaires du phosphate

Tunisie : quand la mobilisation sociale ne fait pas les affaires du phosphate | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Après Gafsa, Gabès, Sfax, c’est le gouvernorat de Sidi Bouzid qui pourrait assister à la paralysie des industries utilisant le phosphate du fait
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Encore une illustration de l'importance d'une bonne gestion de la RSE et de l'implication des parties prenantes en particulier.

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Native Americans take on Aussie miners to save sacred campground

Native Americans take on Aussie miners to save sacred campground | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
A group of Native Americans in Arizona is taking on a subsidiary of BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto to try to save a sacred desert area from being destroyed by a huge mining development.
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Toxic elements found in water weeks after Brazil’s mine disaster — Vale | MINING.com

Toxic elements found in water weeks after Brazil’s mine disaster — Vale | MINING.com | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Company confirms that the Institute for Water Management in Minas Gerais (IGAM) found levels of arsenic, lead and other toxic elements many times higher than the legal maximums along the river.
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Supply Chain Transparency Will Not Disappear | Source Intelligence

Supply Chain Transparency Will Not Disappear | Source Intelligence | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
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Not as easy as it looks

Not as easy as it looks | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Western worries about China’s burgeoning influence in Africa may be overblown
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Nuances

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Social Performance Beyond the Software - Boréalis

Social Performance Beyond the Software - Boréalis | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Many companies assume the purchase of an information management system (software or application) is the silver bullet in getting social performance right.
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5 CHALLENGES OF ARTISANAL MINING THAT MOBILE TECH CAN HELP SOLVE

5 CHALLENGES OF ARTISANAL MINING THAT MOBILE TECH CAN HELP SOLVE | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
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Chances are that the metals that run the device on which you are reading this post were extracted by an artisanal miner, who may have been…
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Brésil: un troisième barrage minier menace de céder | Amérique latine

Brésil: un troisième barrage minier menace de céder | Amérique latine | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Des craintes sur la possible rupture d'un troisième barrage minier de l'entreprise Samarco, dans le sud-est du Brésil, ont contraint mercredi à évacuer plusieurs...
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The World's Most Spoken Languages And Where They Are Spoken

The World's Most Spoken Languages And Where They Are Spoken | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
This beautifully illustrated infographic (above), designed by South China Morning Post’s graphics director Alberto Lucas Lopéz, shows the most spoken known languages in the world and where they’re spoken by the 6.3 billion people included in the study. Based on records collated from the database Ethnologue, the infographic illustrates the wide-ranging facts and figures of the world’s living languages catalogued since 1951.
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Le Devoir | Nouvelles, actualités, politique, culture et chroniques

Le Devoir | Nouvelles, actualités, politique, culture et chroniques | Social Performance - Natural Resources | Scoop.it
Consultez le journal Le Devoir en ligne pour obtenir les toutes dernières actualités. Le Devoir, le quotidien indépendant par excellence au Québec depuis 1910.
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