The mass privatisation of mining and the turn to foreign direct investment has created conflict with small-scale miners.
Some companies rank high on some lists that measure environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives, and rank near the bottom on other lists. Which rankings should we trust?
Australia cannot distance itself from moral responsibility for emissions from exported fossil fuels.
The High Court of Australia has given the Australia Taxation Office a green light to use leaked information about Glencore and offshore tax havens.
Glencore has admitted responsibility for air pollution in Mount Isa, but its latest report puts the onus on residents to minimise their exposure to lead contamination in their homes.
Only a few coal producers are undertaking risk assessments about the danger of coal assets becoming "stranded", or unviable.
The fall in commodity prices has hit the DRC hard. This is a lesson to resources-dependent countries in Africa that they need to diversify their economies.
Did one negative analyst note on mining giant Glencore really wipe billions off the markets?