How extractive companies handle stakeholder grievances about their overseas behavior is increasingly influencing global public perception about them. The recent release of the first report from Canada’s “voluntary” process underlines this point. In the following thought leadership piece (Summary of Transnational Complaint Mechanisms, MFC explores the implications of the Counsellor’s report involving Excellon Resource Inc. operations in Mexico.
Read the Counsellor’s COEI CSR Closing report Mexico report.
Read Excellon’s Response to the Counsellor’s report can be found here.
One of the requesters of the review, Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ProDESC) of Mexico explains their complaint in this Press Release.
Read and watch CBC’s news story that discusses the Office and the Excellon case here.