Statement: Global Solidarity with Communities, Indigenous Peoples and Workers at Risk from Mining Pandemic Profiteers
The mining industry is one of the most polluting, deadly, and destructive industries in the world. Yet to date, mining company responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have received little scrutiny compared to other industries seeking to profit from this crisis.
We, the undersigned organizations, condemn and reject the ways that the mining industry and numerous governments are taking advantage of the pandemic to manufacture new mining opportunities and establish a positive public image, now and for the future. Please click on this link to read the entire statement and see all the undersigned.