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Why Human Rights Matter

This guide provides 12 case studies of Rio Tinto operations in different parts of the world. The focus of the case studies lies on the company’s communities and social performance work and aims to provide real-life examples on how to comply with human rights standards in challenging situations. Case studies address, among other topics, security and impact assessments, human rights training programmes and dispute and grievance resolutions. Importantly, the case studies include practical tools, templates and checklists to support the work of communities and social performance practitioners.