Newmont releases independent community relationships review
Newmont Mining today released the results of an independent, 18-month global review of its ability to manage relationships with local communities. The Community Relationships Review (CRR) and supporting documents are publicly available at www.Newmont.com. It was in April 2007 that Newmont’s board recommended that shareholders vote in favor of a resolution sponsored by Christian Brothers Investment Services and 10 other faith-based investors. The shareholder resolution called for an independent “global review and evaluation of the company’s policies and practices relating to existing and potential opposition from local communities and to our company’s operations and the steps taken to reduce such opposition.” Newmont’s shareholders overwhelmingly supported the resolution by a vote of nearly 92%. (more…)
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