vedanta

  • 5 Feb 2010

    The Church Commissioners and the Church of England Pensions Board have sold their shares in the mining company Vedanta Resources plc on the advice of the Church’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG).

  • 3 Aug 2009

    The Church of England is seeking to profit from a mining group involved in the supply of materials to India's nuclear missile programme. The Church has a £2.5m stake in the company.

  • 20 Nov 2007

    British mining corporations supported by the UK government, such as Vedanta Resources, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, are complicit in human rights abuse while making huge profits in developing countries.

  • 29 Oct 2007

    A copper mining company is selling Zambia short while generating huge profits from the country’s finite natural resource, according to evidence in a report published today by three major development organisations. It calls on Vedanta and its major UK investors to rectify the situation before current contract renegotiations with Zambia are concluded.