|Gold mining in Ghana|
|Supporting NCP(s)||None Selected|
|Description||Specific instance notified by the NGO Attac Sweden/Friends of the Earth Sweden regarding the activities of Sandvik and Atlas Copco, two Swedish multinational enterprises, operating in Ghana.|
|Theme(s)||Employment and industrial relations, Environment|
|Date||17 Feb 2003|
|Industry sector||Mining and quarrying|
Read the public statement issued by the Swedish NCP concluding the specific instance - June 2003
In February 2003 the Swedish NCP received two requests for review from the NGO Attac Sweden/Friends of the Earth Sweden alleging that the Swedish multinational enterprises Sandvik and Atlas Copco were breaching the employment and industrial relations, and environment provisions of the Guidelines through their business relations with the two mining companies Ashanti Goldfields and Ghana Australian Goldfields in Ghana.