Rio Tinto expects to reap massive profits from its new diamond venture at Bunder in Madhya Pradesh State in India. And it sees its work there as a model of good practice. But a recent visit by a research team from India and the UK found a yawning gap between what the company says about its operations there and what is actually going on.
You can download the team’s report, produced by Nostromo Research and published by LMN member group Partizans, here (note that the report is a large file, around 11 MB): Bunder final 130415.