Pledge for the Planet: The case of minerals

Pledge for the Planet: The case of minerals

Today is Earth Overshoot Day (#earthovershootday). I am suspecting you may not have known that, as it seems fairly unreported outside of a small group of activists and campaign groups (which admittedly if you are reading this, you may be a part of, so may actually be...
A tale of two worlds – Vedanta AGM 2016

A tale of two worlds – Vedanta AGM 2016

The following is a personal reflection on Vedanta’s recent Annual General Meeting (AGM) by Andy Whitmore Like strawberries and cream at Wimbledon, or stories of seagulls stealing chips in Brighton, it seems that protests focussed on Vedanta’s AGM in London...
Open letter to the EU parliament on conflict minerals

Open letter to the EU parliament on conflict minerals

Ahead of a landmark vote on a new conflict minerals law to be held in the European Parliament on 20 May 2015, 157 civil society organisations urgently call on Members of the European Parliament to vote for a law which will finally tackle the trade in conflict minerals...