MEDIA RELEASE: Latin American communities have submitted questions to be asked at the 2022 BHP Annual General Meeting in Perth today, with the support of BHP Shareholders for Social Responsibility who have allocated proxies to Perth based environment groups.
Scouring the globe, Australian corporations and investors are expanding into new territories, both domestically and internationally, for new sources of “critical and strategic” minerals for the “green energy transition” to a zero carbon world. These minerals include lithium, copper, nickel, rare earth, and cobalt.
A webinar on post-extractivism on how modern industrialised societies have been built on an extractivist culture and economy, and explore what our society and economy could look like if we shift to a regenerative, rather than an extractivist mode of operating.
Neither proper environmental assessment nor Indigenous/Public consultation has ever been carried out for lithium extraction, and precautionary principle has not been respected.