Media coverage of the BHP Billiton AGM

The issues raised around the BHP AGM by Angelica Ortiz and Luisa Rodriguez from Colombia were well covered by BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight, RTTV’s Going Underground, The Ecologist, Counterpunch (reposted from The Ecologist) and Independent Catholic News.

Latin America Bureau interviewed Thiago Alves da Silva and Rodrigo Peret from Brazil about BHP’s role in 2015’s Samarco disaster.

Independent Catholic News also reported on our preparations for the AGM and Medact reported on the demonstration outside.

Threepenny Festival, which put on a dramatic presentation as part of the demonstration, have also produced a related short video called Stand Up For La Guajira.

There was extensive media coverage of BHP’s Australian AGM:

Written coverage

https://newmatilda.com/2017/11/16/climate-clock-ticking-its-time-bhp-stopped-funding-deniers-says-bill-mckibben/
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/…environmental-charities…/%2087c00a065f293be234abc02ac77dc34b
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/mca-bankroll-protest-takes-place-at-bhp-agm-in-melbourne/
https://thewest.com.au/business/mining/bhp-expect-chinese-demand-to-stay-high-ng-s-1798212
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-16/bhp-boss-tells-politicians-lobby-groups-butt-out-of-power-debate/9157454

TV coverage at http://www.abc.net.au/news/programs/the-business/2017-11-16/the-worlds-biggest-miner-faced-its-shareholders-in/9159668

Radio coverage at http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/pm/business-pm/9159444 (from 2 minutes onwards) and http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/the-big-australian-under-pressure-to-quit-minerals-council/9161276.

 

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