Church of England to meet Vedanta management on Niyamgiri
A persistent campaign by activists to stop Vedanta from mining in Orissa’s Niyamgiri mountains for bauxite has got a boost from the Church. The Church of England, that has invested in the company’s stocks, said its representatives will meet Vedanta’s management to discuss the issues raised by human rights campaigners.

Anglican Church urged to pull back from Orissa mining project
Even as the Church of England is ruminating over its stance over the bauxite mining of Niyamgiri Hills, a Hindu leader has called on the Episcopal Church to practice what it preached.
The Church of England is a shareholder of the Vedanta Resources, a multinational mining company that is being severely criticised for setting up an alumina refinery in Orissa’s ‘sacred’ Niyamgiri Hills.
Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed accused the Church for double standards over the issue of environment.