We are a global, not-for-profit initiative established by a group of major utilities to promote the continuous improvement of corporate responsibility in the coal supply chain, with a specific focus on the mines themselves.
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Katowice provides perfect backdrop for Bettercoal workshop
Bettercoal and several of its members organised the first country-specific workshop where they had the opportunity to meet directly the main Polish coal mining companies. The result was a constructive session and a model that Bettercoal and its members will likely repeat in other key coal producing countries.
Colombian Coal:A Bettercoal View
Much has been written about Colombian coal over recent years – less about the fact that it satisfies a significant proportion of the energy needs of Europe, but more in the context of responsible mining and human rights; not all of it positive. The issues raised are primarily associated with previous conflict in the Cesar region and the need to provide remedy to alleged victims.
Bettercoal Newsletter March-April 2016
Improving the Bettercoal Assessment Program: A strong and credible Assessment Program is critical to the success of Bettercoal as it provides assurance to its Members and stakeholders and recognition of coal producers that adhere to the principles and practices of the Code.
By joining Bettercoal, your company will take part in a global effort to make a real, on-the-ground difference for workers, communities, local companies and the environment impacted by coal mining.
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