Rio Tinto, a major mining company, markets itself as an ethical and responsible employer, decent neighbour, and environmental steward. Rio Tinto’s “emphasis on sustainable development – on economic prosperity, social wellbeing, environmental stewardship, and strong governance and integrity systems – creates the framework in which our business functions,” according to The Way We Work, the organization’s worldwide code of business conduct.
“Respect is vital to a harmonious workplace, where the rights of employees are protected and where their dignity is acknowledged, free from intimidation, discrimination, or pressure of any type,” according to Rio Tinto. (2) The business states that it “…set out to develop lasting connections with our neighbours that exhibit mutual respect, active engagement, and long-term commitment” with regard to human rights. (3) The corporation states that “excellence in environmental performance and product stewardship is crucial to our business success” in regard to the environment. We try to minimize, prevent, and correct environmental disturbance whenever feasible.
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