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07 November 2017

Bettercoal responds to Vattenfall's Human Rights Risk Assessment

01 November 2017

The World Coal Association and Bettercoal sign Memorandum of Understanding

The World Coal Association (WCA) and Bettercoal have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) strengthening their partnership. } read on

21 August 2017

Bettercoal joins the UN Global Compact

Bettercoal is pleased to announce that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. } read on

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01 August 2017

Bettercoal joins ResponsibleSteel as Associate Member

Bettercoal today announced that it has joined ResponsibleSteel™ as Associate Member. } read on

31 July 2017

Bettercoal's priority country engagement continues in South Africa

South Africa is the 6th largest exporter of coal in the world and is home to 3.5% of the world’s coal resources. } read on

01 June 2017

Bettercoal supports its coal suppliers on a continuous improvement path

Bettercoal is based on the core principle of continuous improvement. This means ensuring that all coal suppliers actively participating in the Bettercoal Assessment Programme follow a Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP). These plans are developed following on-site assessments of mining operations against the Bettercoal Code, a code which covers Legal Compliance, Policies and Systems, Business Ethics, Human Rights and Social Performance and Environment. } read on

Bettercoal Code

The Bettercoal Code sets out the ethical, social and environmental principles and provisions that members of Bettercoal expect organizations producing coal in their supply chain to align with.

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