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Lonmin-01/Vice President request

Issues

Labor

Description: Complaint raises concerns about violations of appropriate labor standards related to the project, including issues regarding compensation, workplace conditions, retaliation, and child or forced labor.

Complaints with this Issue: 83

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Violence against the community

Description: Complaint raises concerns about incidents of violence against community members or activists perpetrated by the project company, government, public or private security forces, or other individuals acting on behalf of project proponents.

Complaints with this Issue: 41

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Sectors

Community capacity and development

Description: Project relates to programs targeted at training, capacity-building, and/or enabling public participation for specific groups within the community.

Complaints in this Sector: 57

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Extractives (oil, gas, mining)

Description: Project relates to the extractive industries, including oil, gas, and mining. Examples may include mines, drilling operations, pipelines, and the associated legal frameworks.

Complaints in this Sector: 198

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Project

Name: Lonmin-01/Vice President request

Investments: IFC 24803

Client:

Support: Advisory services, Loans

Country: South Africa

Complaint

IAM: Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman (CAO)

ID: 206

Date Filed: Aug. 21, 2012

Date Closed: Aug. 31, 2013

Status: Closed Without Outputs

Description

In light of the reports of serious violence which resulted in the deaths of Lonmin workers and members of the South African police August 2012, the CAO Vice President triggered a compliance appraisal of IFC’s investment in Lonmin plc. In particular how IFC reviewed, interacted and advised its client on matters related to work force, labor conflicts, labor unions, broader social impacts of unattended labor unrest/ latent conflict, and how IFC has assured itself of implementation of relevant IFC policy provisions.

Complaint Stages

Filing

Aug. 21, 2012

Filing

Status:

Start Date: Aug. 21, 2012

Registration

Not Undertaken

Registration

Status: Not Undertaken

Start Date: None

Eligibility

Aug. 21, 2012

Eligibility

Status: Closed With Output

Start Date: Aug. 21, 2012

Dispute Resolution

Not Undertaken

Dispute Resolution

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Not offered by mechanism, Dispute resolution was not an option in this case

Compliance Review

Not Undertaken

Compliance Review

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Rejected at appraisal or similar; Filer Issue, Not filed by project affected people

Has Compliance Report: Yes

Non-Compliance Found: No

Monitoring

Not Undertaken

Monitoring

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Case closed in earlier stage

Closed

Aug. 31, 2013

Timeline

Involved Groups

Name Complaints Group Type
CAO Vice President 7 Other